Calculating VW’s Financial & Legal Hit From Emissions Scandal

Ballpark Estimate:  $35 Billion “Resale values on Volkswagen AG‘s diesel cars in the U.S. have taken a tough hit in the weeks since auto maker’s emissions scandal emerged, falling an average of 13%, or about $1,700 per vehicle since mid-September as car dealers stay away from the tainted vehicles, according used-car pricing guide Kelley Blue...
Read More

Four Reasons Why Apple Should Buy VW

Apple’s “Build or Buy” Decision on Autos Maybe the maker of the “people’s computer” should buy the maker of the “people’s car” (Volkswagen’s English translation). I can think of four reasons why that would be a brilliant move for Apple — and a public relations coup for VW — in the wake of the latter’s diesel...
Read More