Category: context

VW in the Brazilian Military Dictatorship

Volkswagen presents the study „VW do Brasil in the Brazilian Military Dictatorship 1964-1985“ by the external expert Christopher Kopper. To announce this release VW issues Media information 420/2017 which is entitled: Volkswagen comes to terms with its past in Brazil. According

VW Sustainability Reports May Have Hinted at Problems

Bloomberg published an analysis by Andrea Vittorio according to which hints of the diesel emissions scandal at Volkswagen AG lay hidden in corporate sustainability reports.

Mind the Gap! Why official car fuel economy figures don’t match up to reality

A report from Transport & Environment provides new evidence and understanding on why there is a growing gap between the official fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of new passenger cars and vans, and that which is achieved by the same

Volkswagen wins international sustainability award

Award by World Forum for Ethics in Business for responsible action in the environmental and social fields

Greatest distance driven on a single tank of fuel

„The greatest distance driven on a single standard tank of fuel is 2,545.80 km (1,581.88 miles) by a Volkswagen Passat 1.6 TDI BlueMotion, in an event organized by ‘Auto Motor i Sport’ (Croatia).

Target Atmospheric CO2: Where Should Humanity Aim?

„If humanity wishes to preserve a planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which life on Earth is adapted, paleoclimate evidence and ongoing climate change suggest that CO2 will need to be reduced from its current 385

REGULATION (EC) No 715/2007

When vehicle manufacturers trick with defeat devices, no amount of (criminal) cunning, resourcefulness or creativity is involved.