US, September 9 — Volkswagen engineer James Liang has pleaded guilty to US federal charges to conspiracy. Allegedly Mr. Liang helped develop the emissions defeat device for the Jetta cars in 2006 while working at VW’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, reports Deutsche Welle (DW).   Read the full article…

Germany, August 28 — The United States and Germany negotiations over┬áThe European Union Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TIPP) have effectively failed after three years of talks. German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said “in my opinion the negotiations with the United States have de facto failed, even though nobody…

Germany, August 22 — German car manufacturer Volkswagen has apparently stopped production amid key supplier disagreements. DW reports as many as 30 thousand people are affected. Supplier of cast gearbox components ES Automobilguss and supplier of seat covers Cartrim which both belong to the Prevent supply group stopped their…