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Volkswagen Dieselgate update: VW & regulators making progress, new game plan coming next month

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: VW & regulators making progress, new game plan coming next month

There's good news and bad news on the Volkswagen Dieselgate front. The good news is, Volkswagen and U.S. regulators appear closer than ever to reaching a deal that could finally result in emissions test-cheating diesels being fixed or bought back by the automaker. The bad news? Volkswagen still has... read more

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2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen and others not so excited about electric cars, resist EV-friendly regs in Europe

Back in October, about three weeks after the Dieselgate scandal began making headlines, Volkswagen announced a major change in strategy--one that involved focusing far more... read more May 2, 2016 by


 
Matthias Muller

Volkswagen sets aside nearly $9 billion for diesel buybacks & fixes

Today, in Germany, Volkswagen held its annual news conference. Among the items that CEO Matthias Mueller discussed was an allocation of roughly $8.8 billion, which will pay... read more April 28, 2016 by


 
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Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Audi made defeat device in 1999, scandal-related costs rising fast

Last Thursday, Volkswagen surprised more than a few observers by meeting a court-ordered deadline to submit repair plans for 482,000 2.0-liter Audi and VW diesels equipped... read more April 25, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

It's not just VW: Every diesel road-tested in the U.K. fails emissions tests

When people look back at this moment in automotive history, they'll almost certainly see it as the time when the industry began transitioning to electric and autonomous cars... read more April 22, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Volkswagen diesel buyback proposed; now what about fix, timing, compensation?

In a San Francisco federal court, Volkswagen today formally submitted its proposal to remedy the excessive tailpipe pollution of nearly a half a million vehicles with... read more April 21, 2016 by


 
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VW to offer buyback program for polluting TDI diesels, report says

Owners of late-model Volkswagen diesel vehicles in the U.S. have been in a figurative free fall of uncertainties for nearly seven months. They’ve been without clear... read more April 20, 2016 by


 
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Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Sales stumble in Germany, and who's buying all those VW dealerships?

Germans have a reputation for being on-time, and this week, Volkswagen will have a chance to prove (or disprove) that stereotype in a very big way. A federal judge has given... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche Macan GTS

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Fix deadline may pass again, Mercedes sued for diesel cheating, too

It's tough to keep up with all the news about Volkswagen's 11 million illegally equipped diesels, so we've summed up some of the biggest Dieselgate stories of the past week... read more April 11, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Dealers confront VW execs, FTC sues, sales hit the skids

The Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal began making headlines over six months ago, so you might think that the worst of it would be over by now. You would be wrong. In recent... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
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Volkswagen Dieselgate update: dealers ask for reparations, fix deadline passes

In this week's Volkswagen Dieselgate update, the automaker misses an important deadline, dealers demand compensation to see them through the scandal, and Kentucky files a... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Plant, Wolfsburg, Germany (photo by Richard Bartz)

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Dealers' Susan Powter moment, worker alleges diesel data deletion

It's Friday, and that means it's time for a review of the week's headlines related to Volkswagen's ongoing Dieselgate crisis. Over the past few days, VW U.S. dealers had... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Diesel fix 'within months', California's surprising decision, more

It's been another tumultuous week for Volkswagen--one that's brought a high-profile resignation and less-than-comforting news about the company's long-awaited Dieselgate... read more March 11, 2016 by


 
Michael Horn, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, in 'Dieselgate' video

Ahead of diesel-scandal fix, Volkswagen’s U.S. CEO departs

As a U.S. deadline looms, and Volkswagen readies a new plan to fix hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles—and, perhaps, looks to cut a deal with regulators—the... read more March 9, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Sales sink, but VW workers still get bonuses

In a couple of weeks, we'll enter the sixth month of Volkswagen's Dieselgate crisis. Here are a few of the top news items about the emissions-cheating scandal that have... read more March 4, 2016 by


 
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Volkswagen Dieselgate Update: Judge Sets March Deadline For Repair Plan, EPA Asks For EVs, More

It's been another dizzying week of Volkswagen dieselgate news. Based on what we've seen, the company appears to be inching toward plans to repair 11 million "clean diesel"... read more February 26, 2016 by


 

 
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