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Volkswagen Group fined $1.2B by German authorities for diesel scandal

Volkswagen Group fined $1.2B by German authorities for diesel scandal

The fallout from a global emissions cheating scandal keeps falling. This week, German authorities fined Volkswagen AG nearly $1.2 billion for selling more than 10 million cars with emissions-cheating software. The sum pales in comparison to the billions Volkswagen has paid in the U.S., which has... read more

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Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

Volkswagen stamps new logo to mark electric transformation

Everybody knows the friendly, familiar VW logo—an artistically stacked 'V' and 'W' nestled inside a circle—whether its from smiling New Beetles running around, or... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

300K bought-back VW diesels are decaying in 37 lots as it waits for ... what?

We've all become familiar with the sights of thousands of cars blanketing remote parking lots after storms such as Hurricanes Hugo and Irene. The latest source of all that... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Is the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta the most fuel-efficient small car?

Over the lifetime of a car, small things can make a big difference. When it comes to fuel economy, just 1 or 2 mpg can add up to hundreds of dollars left in owners’... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport concept, 2018 New York auto show

2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport concept shows plug-in hybrid possible in future

In Europe these days, it's all but de rigeur to fit auto-show concept vehicles with plug-in hybrid powertrains. Most of the Volkswagen SUV concepts that previewed what is now... read more March 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype

VW committed to sell 2 new electric cars in California by Dec 2019: what are they?

The Volkswagen diesel emission scandal has now largely vanished from U.S. media coverage, much to VW's relief. Tens of thousands of bought-back TDI diesel vehicles still sit... read more March 27, 2018 by


 
Exhaust emissions from tailpipe [photo: Simone Ramella, 2005, used under Creative Commons 2.0]

Cutting carbon, meeting real-life emission tests, new electric cars to hurt profits, VW says

Well, that's awkward. At its annual media briefing on Wednesday, Volkswagen Group executives said the costs of meeting new emission tests in the EU, lowering carbon emissions... read more March 15, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW Group has nailed down $25 billion of batteries for electric cars, it said today

For a company that has only two battery-electric models in production, both several years old, VW Group spends a great deal of time talking about electric cars. The company... read more March 13, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

In pictures: Volkswagen TDI diesels await their fate in Pike's Peak shadow

It might be the world’s largest single-company junkyard and pick-a-part business, if not for the prominent "No Trespassing" and "Drone-Free Zone" signs. Instead... read more March 13, 2018 by


 
2019 Volkswagen Jetta

How 2019 Volkswagen Jetta inched up its EPA fuel-economy ratings

While plug-in electric cars get lots of media attention, they remained just 1 percent of U.S. vehicle sales last year. And while the Trump Administration appears dead-set on... read more March 12, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Vizzion Concept

Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept for all-electric sedan by 2022 debuts in Geneva

What's known as Volkswagen Group Night is always a major event at European auto shows. One of the marquee attractions at Monday night's event, held before Geneva auto show... read more March 5, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept debuting at 2018 Geneva auto show

Volkswagen ID Vizzion large all-electric sedan teased before Geneva debut

Volkswagen's first dedicated battery-electric vehicle will roll off the production lines in 21 months, but we won't see the compact hatchback ID model in North America... read more February 20, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Los Angeles auto show

Volkwagen ID electric cars need names, but do these two work?

Volkswagen continues to invest heavily in a future of plug-in electric vehicles as it attempts to clean the diesel soot from its face following its emissions-cheating... read more January 24, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen MOIA electric ride-pooling van

Volkswagen Moia electric mobility van is VW's Uber ride-sharing rival

Every automaker has its niche. Mazda builds a brilliant (and efficient) sports car in the MX-5 Miata. Toyota pioneered the mass production of hybrid-electric vehicles 20... read more December 27, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen TDI diesel cars stored at Pontiac Silverdome (Photo by Jalopnik)

VW extends dirty-diesel bonus in Germany; 8 percent traded for new electric car

A scrappage scheme in Germany launched by Volkswagen to take the dirtiest diesels off the road has been extended beyond its planned end date of this month. Two years after... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
First 2018 Nissan Leaf produced at assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, Dec 2017

Could Tennessee top Michigan in U.S. electric-car production (if not California)?

Today, battery-electric cars are built in volume at only three locations across the entire United States. Tesla builds its three different electric models in Fremont... read more December 15, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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