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Volkswagen To Begin Diesel Recalls In Germany With Nearly 2.5 Million Vehicles

Volkswagen To Begin Diesel Recalls In Germany With Nearly 2.5 Million Vehicles

Last week, news broke that Volkswagen had submitted plans to repair most of its illegally engineered diesels in Europe. Now, reports have emerged that indicate the automaker will begin those repairs on its home turf. Germany's Die Welt says that around 2.5 million vehicles from model years 2009 to... read more

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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune, Denim Models Go Vintage Smart Casual

At the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, Volkswagen is introducing two new Beetle variants that should help nudge this classic nameplate back into consideration. First, the... read more November 17, 2015 by 

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Volkswagen Dieselgate Cheat Sheet: The High (And Low) Points So Far

We're nearly two months into the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal, and thanks to the internet (not to mention Planet Earth's 24-hour news cycle), the story of what went wrong... read more November 13, 2015 by 

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Someone Tell Trump: America Is The New Mexico (To Canada, Anyway)

Last month, Donald Trump ruffled feathers at Ford when he claimed that the automaker was cutting American jobs by shifting production to Mexico. Now, something similar is... read more November 12, 2015 by 

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Volkswagen's Gift Card Offer Enrages Some, Sparks Demands For Buy-Backs

Earlier this week, Volkswagen announced a new, "we're sorry" gift card offer to appease owners of its 2.0-liter diesel cars. While some customers seem okay with the program... read more November 11, 2015 by 

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Own A VW Diesel? You May Get Gift Cards Through the 'TDI Goodwill Program'!

Volkswagen's Dieselgate scandal grows more trainwreck-y with every passing day. The company's financial problems are mounting, and may mount much, much further. And so... read more November 9, 2015 by 

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New Audi, Porsche, VW Stop-Sale Includes More Diesel Models Than The EPA Red-Flagged

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency accused Volkswagen of installing emissions-test-cheating software on a new range of vehicles from VW, Audi, and... read more November 5, 2015 by 

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Volkswagen Rocked By New Allegations Of Cheating On Other VW, Porsche, Audi Diesels

The upcoming movie based on the upcoming novel based on the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal just got a new plot twist. Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... read more November 3, 2015 by 

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Takata Crisis Continues: 2016 Honda CR-V Recalled For Exploding Airbags, Nissan Re-Inspects Cars

The complicated and confusing Takata airbag recall is no longer front-page news, but never fear: the nightmare for Takata, automakers, and consumers plays on. The latest... read more November 2, 2015 by 

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In The Wake Of Dieselgate, Volkswagen Is Less Interested In Being World's Biggest Automaker

For the better part of a decade, Volkswagen has boasted about its plan to become the world's biggest automaker by 2018. But according to a statement from Volkswagen's new... read more October 29, 2015 by 

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Is Your Car Affected By The Volkswagen Diesel Scandal? Check Your VIN

We're one month into the Dieselgate fiasco, and there's no relief in sight for Volkswagen owners. In fact, as more of the automaker's offices are raided and plundered by... read more October 20, 2015 by 

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Another Raid Of Volkswagen Offices -- This Time, In France

Volkswagen's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany were raided on October 8, and now, the New York Times reports that investigators have struck again -- this time, in France. It... read more October 19, 2015 by 

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This Is Not The VW Recall You Were Looking For: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, E-Golf Recalled

Volkswagen has yet to issue recalls for 11 million VW, Audi, Porsche, and Seat diesel vehicles equipped with emissions-test-cheating software. But if you own a gas-powered VW... read more October 16, 2015 by 

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Volkswagen Shifts Gears, Vows To Focus More Attention On Electric Cars

When you think of eco-friendly car companies, you may not immediately think of Volkswagen. But that could change if policies proposed by the new Volkswagen Brand Board of... read more October 14, 2015 by 

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Who Should Play Whom In The Volkswagen Dieselgate Movie? (Which Is A Thing, BTW)

It's official: Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal is now a movie. Well, it will be. Just as soon as all the investigations and hearings and lawsuits wrap up. And the... read more October 13, 2015 by 

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Volkswagen's Dieselgate vs. General Motors' Switchgate: Which Is Worse?

When something as massive as Volkswagen's emissions scandal breaks, it's tempting to compare the event to previous shockers -- for example, last year's ignition switch fiasco... read more October 12, 2015 by 


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