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VW diesel buyback advice: don't strip parts off your car first, judge warns

VW diesel buyback advice: don't strip parts off your car first, judge warns

A settlement for Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel cars with "defeat device" software was approved at the end of October, and the process of offering buybacks to affected owners is now underway. Owners can sell their cars back to VW Group for a predetermined amount, or choose to wait for possible... read more

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2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW 3-liter diesel updates OKed, but buyback negotiations continue

VW Group announced yesterday it had reached a preliminary agreement with various regulators to resolve civil suits related to "defeat device" software in vehicles fitted with... read more December 21, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Up online sales in Denmark (promotional video screenshot)

VW will now sell you a car online, but only in Denmark, not the U.S.

These days, it's possible to order virtually anything online—but for the most part, buying a car still requires going to a physical dealership and signing papers. But... read more December 16, 2016 by


 
BMW i3 and Volkswagen e-Golf electric cars using Combined Charging System (CCS) DC fast charging

VW opens 'Electrify America' site for comment on $2 billion charging plan

The Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel settlement approved by a federal judge at the end of October includes a provision for funding of zero-emission vehicle infrastructure. Under... read more December 12, 2016 by


 
Diesel taxis in London (Image by Flickr user Lars Ploughmann, used under CC license)

EU starts legal action against Germany, UK for failing to act on diesel emissions

The Volkswagen diesel scandal has led to numerous lawsuits against the German automaker in multiple countries. But now regulatory agencies in European countries have become... read more December 9, 2016 by


 
U.S. Capitol Building

Congress questions VW $2 billion in zero-emission infrastructure funding

The Volkswagen diesel settlement for 2.0-liter TDI models, approved at the end of October, includes a provision for $2 billion in funds to install charging or fueling... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen ID electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW plans to build electric cars somewhere in N America after 2020

As it works toward moving past its diesel-emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group is making ambitious plans for electric cars. By 2025, the company hopes to be selling 1... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Emissions collusion between VW and German agency runs deep: magazine

As the Volkswagen diesel scandal lumbers onwards, German media outlets have often broken the latest news and revelations from deep inside VW Group. While the German auto... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Passat

VW Group cars had highest recall rates, even before diesel scandal

It's been over a year since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) disclosed Volkswagen's use of illegal "defeat device" software in diesel cars to cheat on emissions... read more November 25, 2016 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG Sport

Diesel: Mercedes asks if it's worth the effort, Audi sticks with it for U.S.

The ongoing Volkswagen diesel scandal continues to affect the U.S. market for diesel cars in a negative way. Diesels have never been as popular in the U.S. as they are in... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW Dresden 'glass house' factory to build e-Golf electric car

When it launched its Phaeton luxury sedan back in 2002, Volkswagen decided that its most opulent car ever should have an equally opulent assembly plant. So it built the... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Atlas

VW to build Atlas TDI diesel in U.S., but only for export to Russia

The ongoing diesel scandal means all Volkswagen and Audi TDI models are still absent from U.S. showrooms—and likely will be for some years to come. Even a new TDI... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: 124 miles of range, more motor power, LA Auto Show debut

Later this morning, the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf will be unveiled at the second of two Los Angeles Auto Show media preview days. Along with the many updates made to other... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW has criminal charges too; does Audi trans cheat make settling harder?

The Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel settlement was approved in late October, but the company's troubles are far from over. VW still needs to reach a settlement with regulators... read more November 14, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Passat SEL long-term test

VW offers $1,000 loyalty bonus to all owners of 2001-later Volkswagens

Individual dealers and several competitor automakers have already tried to cash in on the Volkswagen diesel settlement, but VW itself hasn't offered any notable incentives... read more November 10, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW's home state calls diesel actions 'inexcusable' as scandal expands

While Volkswagen has received approval from U.S. and European authorities to take some steps to address diesel cars with emissions-cheating "defeat device" software, the... read more November 8, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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