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VW Faces Rising Scania Bid Opposition as Alecta Rejects

Volkswagen AG , Europe's largest carmaker, faces increasing opposition to its 6.7 billion-euro bid for the rest of heavy-truck maker Scania AB after the third-biggest shareholder rejected the offer.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

NLRB Certifies Vote Rejecting UAW at Volkswagen Plant

The National Labor Relations Board has certified a February election in which the United Auto Workers union was rejected by workers at a Volkswagen AG plant in Tennessee, bringing to an end a two-month battle over the result.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

American Thinker

UAW drops complaint in lost election at Tennessee VW plant

The United Auto Workers union has thrown in the towel regarding their complaint over the lost election at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant, where they claimed "outside infuence" unfairly skewed the election results.

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Reuters

UAW withdraws objection to lost election at VW Tennessee plant

The United Auto Workers union on Monday said it was withdrawing its objection claiming undue outside political interference to the result of a February election it lost among workers at the Volkswagen AG plant in Tennessee.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Washington Post

VW Signals Outselling GM in China as Carmakers Gather in Beijing

Volkswagen AG signaled the German automaker will outsell General Motors Co. and all other foreign carmakers in the world's biggest auto market for a second- straight year.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: Volkswagen mulls expansion of China plant

Volkswagen AG and its luxury car arm Audi AG are considering a large expansion of the new manufacturing plant in Foshan in southern China that could include the launch of a new small sport-utility vehicle, according to company officials.

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Related Topix: Audi A3, Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Sedan, SUV, Audi Q3, Automakers

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sys-Con Media

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:EOG Resources, Toyota Motor, Volkswagen, Tata Motors and Daimler

Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Volkswagen SUV Decision Could Come Soon

A highly anticipated decision on whether Volkswagen AG will make a new sport-utility vehicle in the U.S. could come within the next several months, the head of the auto maker's American operations said on Wednesday.

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Automotive News

Hopes dim for VW's diesel hot hatch in U.S.

Volkswagen AG has pulled back on plans to sell a souped-up diesel Golf called the GTD in the United States because importing the GTI sibling's engine would add too much cost.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Transport Topics

VW Rules Out Raising Price of Scania Bid

Volkswagen AG ruled out raising its $9.2 billion bid to buy out Swedish truck maker Scania AB after some minority stakeholders rejected the deal as being too low.

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Detroit News

VW to unveil new Jetta in New York

VW says the refreshed 2015 Jetta will have new front, rear and interior styling, safety features, better fuel efficiency and new lighting systems and will go on sale late this year in the United States.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bloomberg

VW Sales Rise to First-Quarter Record on Demand at Audi

Volkswagen AG , Europe's biggest carmaker, sold 5.8 percent more autos in the first quarter, marking a delivery record for the period as the Audi luxury brand attracted buyers.

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MarketWatch

Volkswagen says it won't budge on Scania offer

Volkswagen AG on Friday said its bid for full control of Swedish truck maker Scania AB is final, a day after a second institutional investor thumbed its nose at the tender offer.

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MarketWatch

Volkswagen Group sales rise 7.6% in March

Volkswagen AG delivered 7.6% more vehicles in March group-wide than a year earlier, helped by Western Europe returning to growth, Europe's largest auto maker said Friday.

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INAUTONEWS

Skoda hits record sales for March and first quarter

Skoda Auto, the Czech automaker wholly owned by Volkswagen AG is on a rising path for the year - it delivered its best results to date for both last month and the whole first quarter.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Reuters

VW tells dealers to stop selling some 2014 model cars

Volkswagen AG said it will stop selling about 27,000 current model year Jettas, Beetles, Beetle Convertibles and Passats with 1.8-liter engines and automatic transmissions in North America because transmission oil may leak, the automaker said on Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Volkswagen Reports Sales Boost

Volkswagen AG on Tuesday said world-wide sales of its VW brand rose in the first quarter as a nascent recovery of the European car market helped lift sales over a year earlier.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Automotive News

Audi joins Mercedes in posting a record sales month in March

Audi AG, the world's second-largest maker of luxury cars, said March sales surged 15 percent, joining Mercedes-Benz in posting the best single month ever for deliveries because of rising demand in China.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

MarketWatch

Volkswagen signs deal with Scania unions

German auto giant Volkswagen AG said Wednesday it has signed an agreement with labor unions at Swedish truck maker Scania which will enter into effect if its bid to gain full control of Scania is successful.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Volkswagen may set up plant in Thailand - report

Volkswagen AG has applied to set up its first assembly plant in Thailand, reports Bloomberg , citing people familiar with the matter.

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