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Congressmen question EPA over VW funds for electric-car charging

Congressmen question EPA over VW funds for electric-car charging

Even though a settlement covering almost half a million 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TDI cars that were the main focus of the Volkswagen diesel scandal was approved by a federal judge, questions remain. The settlement includes a provision that requires VW to commit $2 billion in funds to install charging... read more

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas

2018 Volkswagen Atlas 7-seat SUV unveiled; plug-in hybrid coming, but when?

After many teases and concept-car previews, Volkswagen finally unveiled its much-discussed 7-seat crossover utility vehicle last night in Santa Monica, California. The 2018... 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


 
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


 
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


 
Patent drawing for Volkswagen electric car concept - Image via Motor1

Future VW electric-car concepts revealed in patent drawings

As it tries to recover from the "Dieselgate" scandal, Volkswagen has gotten more serious about electric cars. At the recent 2016 Paris Motor Show, it unveiled the I.D... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
Deutsche Post StreetScooter electric van prototype

VW 'annoyed' it won't get order for electric vans it didn't make

Suppose you're one of the world's three largest automakers. You don't offer a type of vehicle that a relatively small but highly visible customer in your home market wants... read more October 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2-door DSG 2.0T R-Line S Grille

Could future VW Beetle return to rear (electric) powertrain?

As any experienced journalist knows, you hear lots of good stuff in the corridors and private conversations of any large industry event where media are present. That applies... read more October 7, 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


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

More VW court misery: Jetta Hybrid braking suit won't be arbitrated

Volkswagen has some legal troubles that go beyond the ongoing "Dieselgate" scandal. While VW waits for approval of a settlement for 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TDI cars with illegal... read more October 4, 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 I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Volkswagen ID: more details of all-electric concept car at Paris Motor Show

This morning, Volkswagen held one of the first press conferences at the Paris Motor Show, unveiling the first of several electric cars from different makers. Its Volkswagen... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW shows renderings of ID electric-car concept for Paris Motor Show

Volkswagen presently sells just one all-electric car under its own brand in multiple markets, the e-Golf electric variant of its well-known five-door compact hatchback. But... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen e-Crafter

VW e-Crafter, Mercedes Urban e-truck concept: electric vans for Europe

To realize truly significant reductions in carbon emissions, powertrain electrification will have to extend beyond just passenger cars. But electric commercial vehicles have... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
BMW i3 and Volkswagen e-Golf electric cars using Combined Charging System (CCS) DC fast charging

DC fast-charging in east, west coast corridors done, say VW, BMW

BMW and Volkswagen have finally completed a network of network of public DC fast-charging sites that use the Combined Charging Standard (CCS). In January 2015, the two German... read more September 14, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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