Former Volkswagen executive somehow keeps passing prison drug tests

Former Volkswagen executive somehow keeps passing prison drug tests

  A former Volkswagen executive sentenced to seven years in prison as a result of the diesel emissions scandal somehow manages to pass all the drug tests inside.   Oliver Schmidt is the second person to be imprisoned in the US over the diesel emissions scandal and fellow prisoners have complained that he often wanders…

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VW’s plan to build a non-petrol camper van could be a wind up

VW’s plan to build a non-petrol camper van could be a wind up

  Volkswagen has unveiled the prototype for its new non-petrol version of the classic camper van, but some enthusiasts have said that it could be a wind up.   The non-petrol revamp of the Microbus, which is known as the Bulli in Germany is an attempt by Volkswagen to boost its credentials as the auto…

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Volkswagen ‘all-electric’ concept car does a staggering 300 miles on a full tank of diesel

Volkswagen ‘all-electric’ concept car does a staggering 300 miles on a full tank of diesel

  German car manufacturer Volkswagen unveiled its latest all-electric concept vehicle that can reach top speeds of 112 mph and a range of 300 miles on a single full tank of diesel.   The new electric concept vehicle is the third in VW’s new line up after its hatchback and van concepts and is also…

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Volkswagen, ‘Self-driving,’ cars found to have a child hiding in the boot playing Gran Turismo

Volkswagen, ‘Self-driving,’ cars found to have a child hiding in the boot playing Gran Turismo

  Volkswagen were caught up in a fresh scandal yesterday when a small child playing Gran Turismo was discovered hiding in the boot of one of its self-driving car prototypes.   Europe’s biggest car manufacturer said that autonomous vehicles would be at the heart of its turnaround plan and the latest shocking revelations have cast…

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