Ferdinand Piëch, Domineering Volkswagen Chief, Dies at 82

Ferdinand Piëch, a scion of the Porsche carmaking family who led Volkswagen for two decades marked…

Useless Dads and Placid Women: U.K. Bans 2 Ads Over Sexist Stereotypes

LONDON — Two television ads have been banned in Britain under new rules against harmful gender…

‘First’ Porsche Heads to Auction, and a Record Price Is Expected

The road race was going to speed along Germany’s new Autobahn, into the Austrian Alps and…

Rupert Stadler, Ex-Audi Chief, Charged With Fraud in Diesel Scandal

BERLIN — German prosecutors on Wednesday charged Rupert Stadler, the former chief executive of Volkswagen’s luxury…

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’

A year ago, Detroit and Silicon Valley had visions of putting thousands of self-driving taxis on…

Ford, VW Set to Cooperate on Self-Driving and Electric Cars

FRANKFURT — Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen are expected to sign an agreement as soon as…

Martin Winterkorn, Ex-VW Chief, Charged by Germany in Diesel Emissions Scheme

BERLIN — German prosecutors on Monday charged Martin Winterkorn, Volkswagen’s former chief executive, with aggravated fraud…

S.E.C. Accuses Volkswagen of Fraud in Diesel Scandal

The top securities agency in the United States has accused Volkswagen of undertaking a “massive fraud”…

What’s Driving Automakers Out of Europe?

Automakers, in quick succession, have moved in recent weeks to end parts of their operations in…

Volkswagen C.E.O. Apologizes After Echoing Nazi Slogan, ‘Work Sets You Free’

BERLIN — Volkswagen’s chief executive has apologized for using a phrase that echoed a Nazi-era slogan,…