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VW to pay up for Dieselgate — $15 billion plus and it's not over yet

VW's U.S. settlement for 475,000 vehicles with diesel emissions software cheats are due today. The total for U.S. and states exceeds $15 billion. $10.033 billion will be for owner and lease buybacks and additional compensation.
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Integrity, trust and future tech developments on VW annual meeting agenda

VW Group CEO Müller presented the company's plan for the next decade at the annual meeting. Vehicle electrification, autonomous cars, mobility services, cleaner gas engines, and the diesel recall program were all on the agenda.
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Volkswagen may cut 40 models across its many brands

As it continues working to dig itself out of the hole of the diesel scandal, Volkswagen may cut 40 models across its many brands in order to make the most of now-limited resources.
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Former Volkswagen CEO under investigation for possible market manipulation

According to a new report, former Volkswagen AG CEO Martin Winterkorn is the target of a criminal investigation for possible market manipulation. The probe also involves another current member of the VW Group management board.
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Judge extends Volkswagen diesel settlement deadline

Volkswagen and U.S. regulators will get one more week to finalize the diesel settlement announced in April. U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer extended the deadline from June 21 to June 28.
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Could Volkswagen-owned Skoda return to the United States?

Volkswagen-owned Skoda has filed several trademark applications in the United States. The firm could simply be trying to protect its intellectual property, but some sources claim it's about to return to the U.S. after a long hiatus.
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Here’s how Volkswagen plans to sell 1M electrified cars annually

Volkswagen is embarking on a green car offensive. The company is working on a new modular platform for electric vehicles, while Porsche and Audi are each designing long-range EVs that will hit the market in a few years.
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Volkswagen reportedly on track to finalize diesel settlement

Volkswagen, federal regulators, and attorneys representing VW owners are making "substantial progress" in finalizing a diesel settlement, according to the Federal judge overseeing the case.
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Gett picks up a $300 million investment from Volkswagen

Staying relevant in the automotive industry seems increasingly tied to the ride-sharing industry, and now, Volkswagen Group has become the latest to join the foray. Volkswagen has made a $300 million strategic investment in Gett.
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Volkswagen leverages new battery technology to ease electric vehicle range anxiety

Volkswagen will present an improved version of the e-Golf before the end of the year. Set to arrive later this year, the hatchback will receive a bigger battery pack that will allow it to drive for up to 186 miles on a single charge.
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Why Volkswagen's new SUV is so crucial to its future

Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant just completed the first test body for a new midsize SUV that will carry the company's hopes and dreams for the U.S. market. Production will start later this year.