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FTC sues Volkswagen for false 'clean diesel' advertising

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) meeting strict new emissions standards. We now know the company was actually using "defeat device" software to mask its... read more

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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


 
Volkswagen plant

German shareholders sue VW over diesel emission scandal

Volkswagen has another lawsuit on its hands related to the ongoing diesel-emissions scandal. In addition to suits filed by hundreds of disgruntled customers and dozens of... read more March 4, 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


 

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