Volkswagen apologizes after ad with racist overtones

Frankfurt, Germany. The German car giant Volkswagen apologized after issuing a commercial for its new Golf car model that sparked a wave of criticism from internet users, who considered it racist. The 10-second video, which appeared Tuesday on the builder’s Instagram account, shows a colored man, dressed in a suit, holding a white hand in … Read more Volkswagen apologizes after ad with racist overtones

support for builders in Germany no longer unanimous

Most parliamentary groups refuse to allow the taxpayer to finance a purchase premium when BMW, Volkswagen and Daimler are preparing to pay more than five billion euros in dividends. The German brand Volkswagen. Michele Tantussi / REUTERS In Berlin Faced with the coronavirus crisis, the good old recipes, such as the scrappage bonus, are proving … Read more support for builders in Germany no longer unanimous

Volkswagen halts deliveries of the Golf 8 due to a failure in the eCall system

YE. Updated:05/20/2020 21: 09h save The German manufacturer Volkswagen has announced the temporary stoppage of deliveries of the Golf 8. As explained in a statement, it is due to a failure detected in the emergency call system, or eCall, mandatory in all new vehicles that are marketed in the European Union. According to various media, … Read more Volkswagen halts deliveries of the Golf 8 due to a failure in the eCall system

Driving report VW T-Roc Cabriolet 1.5 TSI

HHas anyone ever seen a Golf VIII on the road? It does not seem to exist, the eternal bestseller, which allows two conclusions: We are blind, or Volkswagen customers turn to other things. The T-Roc, for example. The crossover SUV is well on the way to becoming the new Golf. He appears astonishingly often at … Read more Driving report VW T-Roc Cabriolet 1.5 TSI

The end of the proceedings is an acquittal for Diess and Pötsch

Herbert Diess (right) and Hans Dieter Pötsch in April 2018 The controversial question was whether the VW managers had been able to estimate the extent of the diesel fraud at the time. (Photo: dpa) The public prosecutor’s office in Braunschweig closes criminal proceedings against VW chief Herbert Diess and the chairman of the supervisory board, … Read more The end of the proceedings is an acquittal for Diess and Pötsch

Suspected market manipulation: Market manipulation proceedings should be discontinued

economy Suspected market manipulation Proceedings against VW top are to be terminated As of May 19, 2020 | Reading time: 2 minutes Herbert Diess (r), CEO of Volkswagen AG, and Hans Dieter Pötsch, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG Source: dpa / Hauke-Christian Dittrich Law enforcement officers were certain: VW managers should have … Read more Suspected market manipulation: Market manipulation proceedings should be discontinued

Criminal proceedings against Diess and Pötsch have been terminated

Brunswick, Wolfsburg VW CEO Herbert Diess and the chairman of the supervisory board, Hans Dieter Pötsch, no longer have to fear convictions in the diesel affair. As the Wolfsburg-based automaker confirmed on Tuesday evening, the criminal proceedings against the two car managers will be terminated against the payment of a cash payment in the millions. … Read more Criminal proceedings against Diess and Pötsch have been terminated

Series yacht with hybrid drive: Greenline from Greenline

Greenline was the first and is still the only shipyard to offer its entire model range with either conventional motors, hybrid drives or pure electric drives. The drive technology for electric boats is supplied by the world market leader Torqeedo from Gilching near Munich. Hybrid drives are now equipped with Mahle electric motors, the battery … Read more Series yacht with hybrid drive: Greenline from Greenline

VW must stop delivering the Golf 8

Volkswagen has to stop the delivery of its bestseller Golf in the eighth generation a few months after the start due to software problems. During internal investigations, it was found that individual vehicles of the model “could not have reliable data transmission of the software” on the control unit of the emergency call function (online … Read more VW must stop delivering the Golf 8

What Stephan Weil announces to the meat industry

Prime Minister, how long can the state secure income while there is no added value? Reinhard Bingener Political correspondent for Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Bremen based in Hanover. Not long. That is why it is important that we quickly set strong impulses and get the economy going. To make this clear using the example of … Read more What Stephan Weil announces to the meat industry