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VW ID 3 Deposits; Porsche diesel fines; best deals; Colorado EV pushback: Today's Car News

VW ID 3 Deposits; Porsche diesel fines; best deals; Colorado EV pushback: Today's Car News

Volkswagen gathered 10,000 deposits for its new ID 3 electric car. Germany fined Porsche $600 million over diesel-emissions cheating. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers headed to Colorado to head off the state's effort to mandate electric vehicle sales there. And we rounded up all the best... read more

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1932 Bugatti Royale (Type 41)

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... read more March 20, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model Y

2020 Tesla Model Y, Mazda rotary, wider VW electric plans: The Week in Reverse

Which two companies announced expanded lines of plug-in hybrids this week? What big decision did Tesla take back? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right... read more March 16, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model Y  -  introduction, Hawthorne CA, March 2019

2020 Tesla Model Y reveal, more VW diesel charges, Audi reuses batteries: Today's Car News

The 2020 Tesla Model Y officially broke cover Thursday night in LA. The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed new charges against Volkswagen, related to its diesels... read more March 15, 2019 by


 
Volkswagen TDI diesel vehicles owned by Phil Grate and family, Seattle, Washington

Dieselgate continued: SEC charges VW and its ex-boss with fraud

Amazingly, the diesel emissions case against Volkswagen in the U.S. is still gaining steam. The Securities and Exchange Commission charged VW and its former CEO Martin... read more March 15, 2019 by


 
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


 

 
 

 
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