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VW to conclude co-operation talks with Ford

13 June 2019, 2:23 PM

Car giant Volkswagen’s talks on co-operation with United States (US)-based Ford concerning electric vehicles and automated driving are “close to completion”, the German company’s chief executive Herbert Diess said Thursday.

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Volkswagen shrugs off 1 billion euro legal hit with higher SUV sales

2 May 2019, 3:20 PM

Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge to meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares 4.5% higher.

A Volkswagen logo is seen on a new car model at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva.

Volkswagen pushes battery partners to build Gigafactories

15 April 2019, 5:53 AM

Volkswagen will buy $56.57 billion worth of battery cells for electric cars and has identified South Korea’s SKI, LG Chem and Samsung SDI as strategic battery cell suppliers.

Volkswagen, Siemens to collaborate on industrial cloud technology

29 March 2019, 2:23 PM

Volkswagen has selected Siemens as its integration partner to help connect its 122 plants to Amazon’s cloud in an effort to raise efficiency in production, the two German companies announced on Friday.


VW invests over R80 million in BEE Trust Fund

20 March 2019, 6:29 PM

Car manufacturer, Volkswagen South Africa says it has invested R86 million in Black Economic Empowerment trust funds since 2017.



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