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Why Did Volkswagen Cheat On Diesel Emissions In Its TDI Cars?

Why Did Volkswagen Cheat On Diesel Emissions In Its TDI Cars?

The bad news for Volkswagen just keeps on coming. In the last week, the company has fired much of its upper management, eradicated all mention of its TDI diesels from its U.S. website, and admitted that 11 million diesel vehicles have software that enabled them to pass emission tests while emitting... read more

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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

VW Diesel Emissions Recall: What You Need To Know In 10 Questions

The news that Volkswagen had deliberately circumvented U.S. EPA emissions laws on its so-called "clean diesel" models from 2009 to 2015 hit the automotive world like a... read more September 21, 2015 by 

Volkswagen Plug In Coming

Volkswagen: Plug-In Hybrids A 'Bridge' To Pure Electric Cars In Future

It's often said that plug-in hybrids are the "gateway drug" to pure battery-electric vehicles, exposing drivers to the electric-car experience without looming range anxiety... read more October 15, 2014 by 

Chevy Volt and Spark EV with Sen. Debbie Stabenow as GM expands Global Battery Systems Lab, Sep 2013

Battery Maker LG Chem: Biggest Electric-Car Winner Of All?

Let's say your company builds a crucial, high-volume component for advanced-technology vehicles. Suppose it emerged this week that you've now got contracts to supply two of... read more August 21, 2014 by 

Bentley Mulsanne Hybrid Concept, 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Bentley Hybrid Concept: Preview Of 2017 SUV Plug-In Hybrid System

As Bentley has been promising for more than two years now, it will introduce a plug-in hybrid powertrain in a future product. Now we know that the first plug-in Bentley ever... read more April 9, 2014 by 

Volkswagen e-Golf  -  2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

Volkswagen Will Be The Biggest Electric-Car Maker In 2018, It Says

As a group, German automakers have not been at the front of the move toward plug-in electric cars. Nonetheless, Volkswagen Group will be the world leader in electric and... read more September 12, 2013 by 

2013 Audi Q5

2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid To Be Pricey 'Performance Hybrid'?

The 2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid crossover has had a long gestation, but reports say it will finally reach the U.S. market this fall. On sale in Europe for a year now, the hybrid Q5... read more July 23, 2012 by  0

2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid

Technical Details Revealed: 2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid Crossover

Sometimes you just never know where you'll dredge up technical details on vehicles that carmakers haven't yet launched. Technology conferences can be a good source. Take, for... read more February 1, 2011 by  0


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