Volkswagen To Pay $2.8B Criminal Fine In US Diesel Emission Scandal

DETROIT — Volkswagen must pay a $2.8 billion criminal fine for purposely building a diesel engine equipped with software to cheat on greenhouse gas emissions tests. Read more

Israeli Secret Service Involved In Volkswagen Diesel Scandal

Yuval Diskin, the former head of Shin Bet, Israel’s domestic intelligence service, played an important role in the Volkswagen diesel scandal, according to a report in WirtschaftsWoche. Read more

FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive Oliver Schmidt on Fraud Charges

MIAMI – The FBI arrested a Volkswagen executive who faces conspiracy to defraud the United States in the company’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, law enforcement officials said. Read more

US FTC Alleges Volkswagen Erased or Lost 23 Mobile Phones of Key Employees

A U.S. agency involved in settlement talks with Volkswagen AG over its diesel emissions scandal has raised concerns about nearly two dozen mobile phones destroyed or lost by the German carmaker. Read more

Volkswagen Opens Cybersecurity Company With Ex-Spy Chief From Israel

The new enterprise has the goal of developing cyber security systems for vehicles with an internet connection and for self-driving cars. Read more