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Facilities provided by Rwanda enhanced the economic feasibility of opening Volkswagen plant there, says Naggar
Ismail expected an increase in the market share of Volkswagen in 2020, which currently accounts for 2%, especially that the company is currently working on two models only, the Passat and Tiguan. However, this plan is temporary as the company is planning to launch new models soon.
Elimination of customs on European cars reduces feasibility of restarting company, says El Naggar
Delegation from parent company will visit SCZone
Talks with ARTOC Auto, Skoda’s former importer, failed
A year ago, Volkswagen had to admit it had rigged emissions in its diesel models in the US. Since then, the German carmaker has been fighting to win back lost confidence. A long road lies ahead, writes Henrik Böhme.
Newly released documents suggest the German auto parts supplier Bosch not only provided Volkswagen with the software it used to cheat on emissions tests, but that the company knew its actions were illegal.
Australia’s consumer watchdog is suing Volkswagen for lying to customers. VW has previously admitted to installing defeat devices in diesel vehicles to manipulate emissions during lab tests.
Volkswagen HQ in Wolfsburg isn’t the only place where the consequences of the dieselgate scandal are being felt. Cities that host VW’s production facilities must also rejigger their budgets as VW pays fewer taxes.
The embattled carmaker has reached an ‘agreement in principle’ to compensate its 650 US dealers which sued Volkswagen for damages in connection with its emissions-cheating scandal.