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

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 CEO Michael Horn. With the scandal now approaching its six-month anniversary, values of used Volkswagen TDI diesels continue to... read more

March 10, 2016 by -
 
Volkswagen T-Cross Breeze concept, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

VW T-Cross Breeze Concept in Geneva previews new small SUV

Right now, Volkswagen has two crossover SUVs in production: the new second-generation Tiguan that will come to North America next year, and the larger, pricier Touareg... read more February 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi Q7

VW kept earlier Audi emissions issue from regulators

Long before use of "defeat device" software in diesel cars was uncovered by independent researchers, Volkswagen withheld information about a potential emissions issue from... read more February 29, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Judge Tells VW To Find Diesel Fix By March 24: 'Six Months Is Enough'

It's been more than five months since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Volkswagen's use of illegal "defeat device" software in diesel cars in... read more February 26, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen plant

What Ordinary Germans Think About VW’s Diesel Emission Scandal

The revelation last fall that Volkswagen had intentionally covered up the true emission levels of several diesel-powered cars, including some sold under premium brands Audi... read more February 24, 2016 by


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

Volkswagen, EPA Unlikely To Settle Before End Of March: Report

Five months after it first hit the press, U.S. owners of 580,000 diesel vehicles with Volkswagen TDI engines are no closer to knowing how or when their cars will be modified... read more February 23, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf  -  Long-term test car

EPA To Demand More Electric Cars From VW To Settle Diesel Scandal: Report

A German newspaper has suggested that the Environmental Protection Agency wants Volkswagen to build electric cars at its assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The agency... read more February 22, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen crossover concept debuting at 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen Teases Affordable Compact Crossover SUV Concept For Geneva

Volkswagen has released some limited shots of a concept-vehicle debut for the upcoming 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The concept is almost certainly a refined version of the... read more February 22, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Up!

Revised Volkswagen Up Minicar Gets Turbo Engine, Geneva Motor Show Debut

Volkswagen’s Up! city-car lineup is one of the coolest high-mpg small cars we can’t have, as we described it a few years ago. Now with a host of improvements just... read more February 22, 2016 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

Former GM Exec Bob Lutz: Years Ago, VW Emissions Left Automaker Baffled

Before its use of illegal "defeat device" software was discovered, many auto industry executives were baffled by Volkswagen's ability to make diesel cars meet U.S. emissions... read more February 19, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Illegal VW Diesel Emissions: Tallying Public Health Damage

It's clear that the Volkswagen TDI diesel cars equipped with illegal "defeat device" software have contributed to a significant amount of extra air pollution. Some of the... read more February 17, 2016 by


 
2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011-2015 VW Touareg Hybrid SUVs Recalled For Battery Tray Fix

The recently-discontinued Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid SUV is being recalled to address an issue with the tray that holds its battery pack. VW needs to fit a drain to the... read more February 16, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf  -  Long-term test car  [November 2015]

Next Volkswagen e-Golf To Have At Least 200 Miles Of Range

When it launched in fall 2014, the Volkswagen e-Golf electric car all but duplicated the Nissan Leaf in range and efficiency: 83 miles and 116 MPGe against the Leaf's 84-mile... read more February 12, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel  -  First Drive

Diesels Still Needed For Truck Fuel Economy Despite VW Scandal: Advocate

Allen Schaeffer probably doesn't have the easiest job these days. He's executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising... read more February 9, 2016 by


 
CARB emissions-testing equipment video screencap

CARB Shows Test Equipment That Found VW Diesel Defeat Device (Video)

Volkswagen's diesel-emissions cheating went on for more than six years in part because the company's use of "defeat device" software was hard to detect. It wasn't until... read more February 5, 2016 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW Submits V-6 Diesel-Update Plan For Audi, Porsche, VW Models

Cutting its deadline extremely close, Volkswagen submitted a proposed fix for 3.0-liter V-6 TDI diesel models with "defeat device" software to U.S. regulators earlier this... read more February 4, 2016 by


 

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