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How Would You Market VW Out Of Its Diesel-Emission Scandal? NPR Suggests Tactics

How Would You Market VW Out Of Its Diesel-Emission Scandal? NPR Suggests Tactics

The past two months haven't been easy for Volkswagen, to say the least. The carmaker continues to feel the fallout from an ongoing emissions-cheating scandal, with no plan yet revealed to fix the 482,000 diesel cars confirmed to have "defeat device" software. In the meantime, customers and dealers... read more

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2013 Audi Q7 TDI S Line

Audi, Porsche, VW Diesel Stop-Sale Orders: More Cars Than EPA Named

Although VW headquarters in Germany came out swinging against the U.S. EPA's contention that its 3.0-liter TDI diesel engines contained illegal emission software, Porsche's... read more November 5, 2015 by

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More VW Emission 'Irregularities' As Investors Question Confrontation With EPA

Another day, another Volkswagen emission scandal? It's beginning to seem like it. The latest news is that VW Group in Germany has found "irregularities" in carbon-dioxide... read more November 4, 2015 by

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European Makers: Many Diesel Cars Will Phase Out Earlier Than Planned

The Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal is due to have some lasting consequences, not just for the German automaker itself but for the entire global auto industry. It may... read more November 4, 2015 by

2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI Sport with Navigation

VW In Germany Denies EPA V-6 Diesel Charges, Porsche Pulls Cars Off Sale: UPDATED

Last month, Volkswagen apparently admitted that it had used "defeat device" software to evade emission controls in 482,000 cars sold in the U.S. with three versions of its... read more November 3, 2015 by

2014 Audi A7 TDI

VW Diesel V-6 Engines Used By Audi, Porsche Have Cheat Software Too: EPA

Sometimes there's no substitute for having a reporter right at a press event--with a smartphone. David Shepardson, D.C. bureau chief for The Detroit News, attended a press... read more November 2, 2015 by

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VW: Newest Diesel Engines Had No 'Defeat' Software, Legal In Europe

One of the many complications of the VW diesel emission scandal is that the 482,000 affected cars in the U.S. encompass three different types of engine and emission-control... read more October 23, 2015 by

2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

VW Diesel Owners In Limbo Until Recall Issued, While Cars Lose Value

Yesterday, Volkswagen told owners of its 2009-2015 TDI diesel vehicles to search online to see if their cars will need to be recalled. And it's already announced a recall of... read more October 22, 2015 by

2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Will My Diesel Volkswagen Be Recalled? Check Your VIN On VW Website

Volkswagen customers can now find out if their diesel cars are involved in the still-unfolding emission-cheating sandal, using an online tool from the company's website. It's... read more October 21, 2015 by

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Even In 2007, As VW Designed Dirty Diesels, It Said Electric Cars Were The Future

Many journalists tend to have pack-rat tendencies, but sorting out old press kits, files, and magazines can have unexpected rewards. So it was for auto writer John Rettie... read more October 20, 2015 by

2013 Volkswagen Passat

VW Joins Chrysler With 'Dirtiest Tailpipe' After Diesel Scandal Revealed

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) releases a semi-regular report card on automakers, ranking each by the amount of carbon emissions produced by their vehicles. During... read more October 20, 2015 by

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EPA: 'Long List' Of Questions On New VW Diesel Software Feature

A couple of weeks ago, Volkswagen seemed confident that it would be just a matter of weeks before it made some simple tweaks and got its 2016 lineup of TDI diesel vehicles... read more October 16, 2015 by

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VW To Recall 8.5 Million TDI Diesel Vehicles Across Europe; Fixes Not Yet Revealed

Volkswagen has agreed to recall and modify the majority of the 11 million diesel cars known to have the diesel emissions-cheating software it admitted to four weeks ago. This... read more October 16, 2015 by

2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Carmakers Lobby To Keep Software Secret, Despite VW Emission Scandal

The software that allowed Volkswagen diesel cars to cheat on emissions tests was not found by government regulators. Instead, its effects were discovered by researchers at... read more October 14, 2015 by

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Next Volkswagen Phaeton To Go Electric (As VW Slashes Spending)

As it reels from the ongoing diesel-emissions cheating scandal, Volkswagen is cutting spending and putting future expansion and development projects on hold. But apparently... read more October 14, 2015 by

2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW To Focus On Electric, Plug-In Hybrid Tech, Slash Spending Due To Diesel Scandal

The Volkswagen diesel-emission cheating scandal has caused executive heads to roll, cars to be yanked off sale, and regulators to pore over real-world emission data with a... read more October 13, 2015 by


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