Volkswagen diesel scandal

 
Tesla Model 3 vs. Nissan Leaf, VW diesels, electric off-roaders: Today's Car News

Tesla Model 3 vs. Nissan Leaf, VW diesels, electric off-roaders: Today's Car News

Tesla is starting to have some competition. We lay out the pluses and minuses of the new base Tesla Model 3 against the new longer-range Nissan Leaf Plus. One of the biggest makers of recreational vehicles looks poised for more electric ones thanks to a new deal. And despite Volkswagen's big plans... read more

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Portable Emissions Measurement Systems (PEMS) on a Peugeot 308

Independent group aims to be for emissions what NCAP or IIHS is for crash safety

A newly formed organization called Allow Independent Road-testing (AIR) wants to make impartial emissions ratings available to vehicle shoppers. Using a simple rating from A... read more December 18, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz GLS350d spotted testing near Denver

VW, Mercedes-Benz agree to fix diesels in Germany

Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz have each agreed to spend up to $3,430 to update each of the older diesel cars they sold in Germany with new emissions systems that comply with... read more November 12, 2018 by


 
2013 Audi TDI range

Audi to pay $927 million fine over diesel scandal in Germany

Audi agreed on Tuesday to pay a $928 million fine to put the diesel emissions-cheating scandal behind it in its home country, Germany. The 800 million Euro fine to German... read more October 19, 2018 by


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

Final deadline for VW TDI diesel settlement

Two more days. That's all the time owners of 2.0-liter diesel VWs have to file claims to receive a large financial settlement and to have their cars repaired to meet... read more August 30, 2018 by


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

VW TDI owners face deadline to finalize claims (Updated)

The VW diesel settlement is winding down. Owners of 2.0-liter 4-cylinder cars have to complete filing their settlement paperwork by Sept. 1 to be eligible for at least $5,100... read more July 6, 2018 by


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

Gauging VW's progress on second diesel-settlement anniversary (Updated)

Thursday marks the second anniversary of the VW dieselgate settlement, representing almost half a million consumers who bought various models of VW TDI diesel cars and SUVs... read more June 28, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype

Audi e-tron electric SUV debut delayed in latest diesel backlash

In the wake of its massive diesel emissions scandal, VW and its luxury brand Audi apologized by promising to deliver electric cars. Now that effort has been delayed by the... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler

Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

VW's diesel scandal is far from over. In the latest move on the political chessboard, German authorities arrested the head of VW's luxury division Audi at his home Monday... read more June 18, 2018 by


 
Martin Winterkorn

Tesla's future, going to court over diesels and emissions, collectible Prius, 'Lexus lanes' and Autopilot stunt: The Week in Reverse

What's the latest type of vehicle to go electric? And what's likely to deliver your next case of Budweiser? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at... read more May 5, 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 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


 
Mercedes-Benz GLS350d spotted testing near Denver

Mercedes-Benz gets its own diesel emission cheating questions now

Investigators probing U.S. models of Mercedes-Benz sold with diesel engines have found software, possibly illegal under EPA rules, that helped them pass emission tests. Such... read more February 23, 2018 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

FCA can settle Jeep, Ram EcoDiesel emission case with fine, recall: Justice Department

While VW is moving toward the end of buybacks, payments, and fines for eight years of cheating on diesel emission standards, Fiat Chrysler is still in the thick of its own... read more February 12, 2018 by


 
Greenlots electric-car charging mobile app for use at charging station

Electrify America contracts with Greenlots for electric-car charging sites, installations

The $2 billion electric-vehicle infrastructure program funded by Volkswagen as part of its diesel-emission scandal settlement has picked an installer to roll out some of the... read more December 18, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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