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VW's home state calls diesel actions 'inexcusable' as scandal expands

VW's home state calls diesel actions 'inexcusable' as scandal expands

While Volkswagen has received approval from U.S. and European authorities to take some steps to address diesel cars with emissions-cheating "defeat device" software, the diesel scandal is still expanding. A German probe into whether VW should have notified investors of the "defeat devices" earlier... read more

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition

VW dealers use diesel buyback to offer deals even before TDI owners bring in cars

The Volkswagen diesel settlement for 2.0-liter TDI cars received final approval from a federal judge earlier this week. That means VW is now able to send out buyback offers... read more October 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai targets VW diesel buyback owners with special prices

Now that a final settlement has been approved by U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer, Volkswagen can begin sending out buyback offers to hundreds of thousands of... read more October 27, 2016 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz C 350e plug-in hybrid, San Francisco, March 2015

Diesel cars dwindle as Mercedes-Benz C300d is pulled from U.S. before launch

The Volkswagen diesel scandal has had wide-ranging impacts globally, and specific local effects in the U.S. vehicle market. No VW Group brand will sell diesel vehicles in... read more October 27, 2016 by


 
2013 Audi Q7 TDI S Line

Buybacks coming for Audi Q7 TDI diesel SUVs: German report

The Volkswagen diesel settlement approved by a federal judge earlier this week does not address all of the company's cars fitted with illegal "defeat device" software. It... read more October 27, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Final VW diesel settlement signed; buyback offers to start soon

As expected, yesterday U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer signed the final agreement among Volkswagen, the EPA, and the state of California covering the bulk of VW's diesel... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
Paul Hayes with his Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Why VW diesel owners should get full price in buyback: opinion

If Judge Charles Breyer signs the final settlement among Volkswagen, the EPA, and a California agency tomorrow, buyback offers will start to go out sometime next month to... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Judge 'inclined' to sign VW diesel settlement, decision by Oct 25

More than a year after Volkswagen's use of illegal "defeat device" software in diesel cars came to light, the company is close to achieving a settlement with regulators and... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Detroit

Chevy confirms diesel Cruze, looks to capitalize on VW's loss

General Motors chief in North America confirmed that Chevrolet will bring its diesel compact car to the U.S. and "seize" on ground that VW has lost. "People who drive... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Virtually all VW diesel owners will take settlement terms for 2.0-liter TDI cars

The Volkswagen diesel settlement for 2.0-liter TDI 4-cylinder cars may still need final approval from a federal judge, but most of the affected owners are already onboard... read more October 5, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen fights demands for Dieselgate documents, Bosch joins too

More than a year after its use of illegal "defeat device" software in diesel cars was first revealed to the public, Volkswagen is still dealing with the effects of the... read more September 30, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

VW Dieselgate one year later: what have we learned about diesel cars?

It's now a year and eight days since the EPA broke the news that Volkswagen had admitted to including "defeat device" software in almost half a million so-called "clean... read more September 26, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Every diesel brand in Europe emits more than VW, says new report

It's been a year since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed that Volkswagen used illegal "defeat device" software that allowed its diesel cars to cheat... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
Offshore Oil Rig

Why Africa gets filthiest diesel fuel: little regulation, global traders

All countries have to deal with emissions from diesel vehicles, but African nations have it worse than most. They often have few emissions regulations, something Swiss... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
2013 Audi TDI range

Audi V-6 diesel talks 'progressing well' for October agreement, exec says

A preliminary settlement for Volkswagen and Audi TDI diesel cars with 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engines is awaiting approval by a federal judge. But the Volkswagen Group and U.S... read more September 14, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI diesel vehicles owned by Phil Grate and family, Seattle, Washington

Why VW diesel buyback pays owners to keep their cars for two more years

If all goes according to plan, more than 450,000 owners of Volkswagen and Audi sedans, wagons, and hatchbacks with 2.0-liter TDI diesel vehicles from the 2009 through 2015... read more September 13, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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