Volkswagen: CSR & Sustainability News

Volkswagen is a German automobile manufacturer headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. Established in 1937, Volkswagen is the top-selling and namesake marque of the Volkswagen Group, which now includes luxury labels like Audi, Bentley, Bugatti and Porsche.

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Volkswagen to Buy Back Cars in U.S., Europe Deal Still Frozen

Only days before the deadline, Volkswagen AG and the U.S. government reached a partial settlement on the "dieselgate" emissions scandal. But the news…
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Latest Volkswagen Suit: ‘Illegal’ Dealership Pricing Scheme

Class-action suits against Volkswagen seem to be anything but news these days. With more than 400 litigations now in court, coming up with…
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VW Granted One Month to Solve Emissions Problems

A District Court judge has given VW one last month to come up with a feasible plan to solve its "emissions scandal" and…
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VW Management Knew About Emissions Issue a Year Before Scandal Broke

Volkswagen's top brass was informed of illegal practices involved with its diesel car production almost a year before the emissions scandal went public,…
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Hundreds of Volkswagen Class-Actions Call for Massive Damages

More than 400 class-action suits have been filed against Volkswagen. They allege the automaker not only included "emissions cheating" software into its vehicles,…
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Should EV Investments Absolve Volkswagen of Diesel Cheating?

Sources in Germany suggest that the EPA may be heading toward an creative deal with Volkswagen -- but is it one that will…
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California, Feds Reject Volkswagen Recall ‘Fix’

Last week, the California Air Resources Board and the U.S. EPA said "no deal" to Volkswagen's proposal to buy back some of the…
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The VW Scandal Continues: Implications for Corporate Social Responsibility

Volkswagen’s emissions scandal has not only tarnished its own reputation, but also given us a stark lesson in how businesses should (not) approach…
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EPA Drops the Other Shoe On Those Volkswagen Emissions Violations

The Volkswagen emissions scandal keeps growing, as the company fails to reach a recall agreement with the US EPA and gets slapped with…
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Elon Musk, Experts: A Zero-Emissions Vehicle Should Be VW’s ‘Punishment’

Tesla's Elon Musk and an impressive list of other tech leaders are calling for the California Air Resources Board to get creative. They…
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Interactive Map Shows Volkswagen Scandal’s Impact in California

As the Volkswagen emissions scandal continues to unfold, a new interactive map offers a visualization of the environmental effects in California resulting from…
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CSR After the Volkswagen Scandal

In the weeks following the Volkswagen emissions scandal, critics have been queuing up to slam the whole concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR)…
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As Recalls of Volkswagen Cars Begin, Costs Could Climb to $40B

More than 8 million Volkswagen cars will likely be subject to a mandatory recall in Europe, as the fallout from the emissions scandal…
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Volkswagen Injury and Death Stats Significantly Underreported, Say Analysts

Volkswagen is under the microscope again, this time because analysts say the yearly accident stats it gives to the National Highway Transportation Safety…
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VW Emissions Scandal Now Fueling Class-Action Lawsuits

A bevy of lawsuits are already underway over Volkswagen’s admission that the company installed software that allowed 500,000 of its diesel-powered automobiles skirt…
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