Automotive News reports that Volkswagen has been named the “most trustworthy” of all companies to appear in Germany’s DAX stock index. VW’s top marks on the Corporate Trust Index, which is data collected by the Institute of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Leipzig and media analysis company PMG Presse-Monitor. While the VW Read on! →

German automotive giant Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with the Chinese government to build a new production plant in the western province of Xinjiang. Reuters reports that some controversy has been attached to the move, as Xinjiang is home to the Uighurs, a Muslim minority in China that is opposed to the government’s unofficial Read on! →

Car Deal Expert reported Thursday that GM had once again overtaken Toyota as the world’s largest automaker. However, Volkswagen is crying foul, saying its numbers are not all in, and that it intends to steal the crown for itself. GM top dog for nearly 80 years GM held the top annual spot for vehicles sold Read on! →

Volkswagen’s plans to build a two-seater turbodiesel convertible roadster, the Blue Sport, have been on-again, off-again since the concept first appeared at  the 2009 Detroit auto show. Now it looks as if those plans could fade entirely. The German automaker says it just doesn’t see the kind of projected sales numbers it needs to justify Read on! →

The German automaker Volkswagen AG is now the proud owner of two legendary premium brands, Bentley and Porsche. The automaker says it will improve both the Porsche Panamera and the Bentley line, while also cutting corners. The automaker is making a retooled Panamera frame the standard platform for all of its future Bentley models. Stretching Read on! →