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Not Just VW: Internet Offers Diesel 'Defeat Devices' For Sale Too

Not Just VW: Internet Offers Diesel 'Defeat Devices' For Sale Too

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shocked the public in late September when it revealed that Volkswagen used "defeat device" software to cheat on emissions tests. Now the company faces angry customers, lawsuits, and hundreds of thousands of diesel cars that must be modified to meet... read more

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2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

California Rejects VW Diesel Fix Plan: 'Gaps,' 'Lacks Detail'

It seems owners of Volkswagen diesel cars equipped with illegal "defeat device" software will have to wait longer for a recall to update their cars. The plan submitted by VW... read more January 13, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

Rest Of Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche Diesel Owners Get Gift Cards Too

Volkswagen still isn't prepared to begin a U.S. recall of diesel cars with illegal "defeat device" software, but it continues to try to mend its relationship with customers... read more January 12, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen Tiguan Plug-In Hybrid Concept Shown In Detroit

When the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show last fall, a plug-in hybrid concept was among the featured variants. Called the Tiguan GTE, it... read more January 11, 2016 by


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

VW May Buy Back (Some) TDI Diesel-Cheating Cars In U.S.: Report

Volkswagen is still not ready to launch a recall of diesel cars with "defeat device" software in the U.S., meaning customers are still in limbo. Given the significant costs... read more January 11, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW Sales In U.S., Europe Slammed By Diesel Emission Scandal (UPDATED)

It's been a little more than three months since the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal erupted into the public eye. Over that time, VW has revealed multiple violations of... read more January 9, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Diesel Reality Check: Company, Regulators Still Far Apart On Modifications

It's been months since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed that Volkswagen had admitted it installed illegal "defeat device" software on its TDI diesel... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

Volkswagen’s Future Battery Packs, EV Platform: Development Details

The Volkswagen Budd-e Concept that was revealed at CES this week marks several firsts. While there are some radically different design and interface approaches (like expanded... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Justice Department, EPA Sue VW Over Diesel Cheating, Billions In Penalties Possible

The U.S. government has now sued Volkswagen over its diesel-emissions cheating. At the request of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

How Do Modern Diesel Engines Work? VW Explains It On Video

Volkswagen has a lot of explaining to do. Since it was revealed in September that the company installed "defeat device" software on diesel cars that allowed them to cheat on... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen 2016 CES concept teaser

CES Preview: VW Budd.e Concept, Chevy Bolt EV, Faraday, Ford Mystery, And More

Despite its name, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is now effectively an auto show. The increasing importance of in-car technology and autonomous... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen 2016 CES electric concept vehicle teaser photo

Long-Range Electric VW 'Budd.e' Concept To Debut At CES (UPDATED)--Video

The rumor of an electric Volkswagen Bus concept to be shown at next month's Consumer Electronics Show first appeared in September, just before the VW diesel emission scandal... read more January 2, 2016 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

VW Buybacks, Payments For Hard-To-Fix Diesels Will Cost Billions

Hundreds of thousands of diesel-VW owners are waiting to find out how their cars will be updated to meet emissions standards, once modifications are approved by regulators... read more December 30, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Environmental Justice Groups: Not So Fast, Musk--VW Diesels Must Be Fixed!

U.S. regulatory agencies still haven't approved a plan to modify the 482,000 Volkswagen 2.0-liter TDI diesel cars equipped with "defeat device" software used to circumvent... read more December 29, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Diesel Owners In Canada Get Their 'Goodwill' Offer Too

While customers continue to wait for details of a recall on TDI diesel cars equipped with "defeat device" software, Volkswagen's U.S. arm recently tried to ease tensions with... read more December 24, 2015 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

Volkswagen Hires Kenneth Feinberg To Set Payments For U.S. Diesel Owners

Volkswagen still won't publicly discuss a timeline for initiating recall repairs of U.S. diesel cars equipped with "defeat device" software. But it is beginning the process... read more December 22, 2015 by


 

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