German Carmaker Opel Unveils Plans to Cut Hours Over Brexit

German carmaker Opel has announced it will cut the number of available work hours at its factories. It justifies this move by claiming that it has decided to act as a result of an expected decline in sales following Brexit. Which Factories Are Affected? Opel said the latest announcement would impact about 5,000 workers. These […]

VW Gains Approval for Emissions Fix on 460,000 Diesel Cars

The emissions scandal involving Volkswagen has taken another twist. VW has received authorisation for car repairs on 460,000 diesel cars, with the fix removing the emissions control software that was used to cheat regulations. This is big news for Volkswagen, and it brings the number of vehicles authorised for repairs to over five million. European […]

VW Takes Huge Sales Hit in July as German Car Sales Fall

German car sales saw an alarming drop in sales in July (2016), the first period after Britain voted to leave the European Union. Along with the emissions scandal, Brexit has clearly taken its toll, contributing to an alarming 3.9% fall in the number of cars being sold. New Car Sales Falling There were fewer selling […]

Volkswagen Car Production Stalls Due to Shortages

Volkswagen has run into more car problems as the company has had to suspend production at one of its biggest plants in Germany. The issue has arisen because of a shortage of seat covers. It is an embarrassing situation for Volkswagen and one that will cost it thousands of Euros. Making Up the Lost Ground […]