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Diesel scandal hurts VW sales in Europe and U.S., not China

Diesel scandal hurts VW sales in Europe and U.S., not China

The ongoing diesel-emissions scandal continues to affect Volkswagen sales, but not in every market. In March, sales once again fell in the U.S. and VW's home market of Germany—but they were largely unaffected in China. Even an adequate performance in the world's largest new-car market... read more

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2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI

VW dealers' reparations talks with company: no deal so far

Representatives of Volkswagen's U.S. dealers recently flew to Germany to present concerns over the ongoing diesel scandal directly to the company's top executives. One of the... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-spec)

European VW diesel update halted, lower fuel economy at fault?

Six months into the Volkswagen diesel scandal, the company still hasn't reached an agreement with regulators on how it will recall nearly 600,000 affected TDI cars in the... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

The other VW diesel victims: dealers take woes to Wolfsburg

In the ongoing Volkswagen diesel scandal, the most obvious victims are the owners of the nearly 600,000 VW, Audi, and Porsche vehicles found to have illegal "defeat device"... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Touareg 2 TDI Clean Diesel

FTC sues Volkswagen for false 'clean diesel' advertising

For years, Volkswagen promoted its TDI models under the "clean diesel" banner, portraying them as environmentally superior, due to their high fuel economy while (supposedly)... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
Consumer Reports tests 2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI diesel in 'cheat mode,' October 2015 [video frame]

VW diesel scandal now 6 months old; what have we learned?

The actual six-month anniversary of the Volkswagen diesel-cheating scandal came 10 days ago, and news has continued to bubble up since then. Most recently, all three parties... read more March 28, 2016 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

Deadline for regulators, VW to agree on diesel changes extended to April 21

"Six months is enough," said Judge Charles Breyer in February, when he imposed a March 24 deadline for regulators and Volkswagen to agree how to modify 580,000 diesel... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
2014 Peterbilt 579

Should VW pay to retire the dirtiest diesel trucks for its cheating?

In the six months since the EPA revealed that Volkswagen used illegal "defeat device" software on TDI diesel cars, there have been many suggestions about how the company... read more March 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack wagon debuts for NY Auto Show

At last year's New York Auto Show, Volkswagen unveiled a more rugged, all-wheel-drive version of its Golf SportWagen called the Alltrack. VW said at the time that the... read more March 22, 2016 by


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

VW diesel emissions scandal: what you need to know in 10 questions (updated)

Friday, March 18th, will mark six months since the news that Volkswagen deliberately circumvented U.S. EPA emissions laws on so-called "clean diesel" models sold from 2009... read more March 17, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Fired employee alleges VW destroyed diesel files after EPA disclosure

As the Volkswagen diesel scandal approaches the end of its sixth month, more scrutiny is being placed on the company's actions during the first few weeks. It was recently... read more March 16, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen Phideon, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen dedicated hybrid Prius fighter to be called XL3?

Gasoline may cost $2 a gallon or less in many parts of the U.S., but new competitors to the Toyota Prius seem to be popping up all over the place. The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq... read more March 14, 2016 by


 
Production version of VW’s CrossBlue concept to be built in Chattanooga

EPA could hurt U.S. jobs with diesel scandal fines, VW labor chief warns

The ongoing Volkswagen diesel cheating scandal was newly roiled by this week's news that the company's U.S. CEO Michael Horn was leaving the company, effective immediately... read more March 11, 2016 by


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

VW values, sales continue to fall as U.S. CEO leaves abruptly

Another shoe dropped yesterday in the continuing Volkswagen diesel-emission cheating scandal, as VW Group of America announced the immediate departure of its president and... read more March 10, 2016 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

VW delayed on diesel cheating to try to cut deal with regulators, lawyers say

On September 3, Volkswagen admitted to U.S. regulators that it had used illegal "defeat device" software in hundreds of thousands of its TDI diesel cars. But that information... read more March 9, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW to release diesel cheating report by end of April, annual meeting to come June 28 (UPDATED)

As it continues to fight a losing public-relations battle over the ongoing diesel-emissions scandal, Volkswagen is preparing to release the results of an internal... read more March 5, 2016 by


 

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