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

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 diesel scandal is still expanding. A German probe into whether VW should have notified investors of the "defeat devices" earlier... read more

November 8, 2016 by -
 
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Trade-in deals for VW diesel owners taking buyback: our list

Now that the Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel settlement has has received final approval from a federal judge, VW can soon start sending out buyback offers to affected owners... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen ID electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Electric cars will require 10,000-plus job cuts at VW, says HR chief

As it works to pull itself out of the quagmire of the ongoing diesel-emissions scandal, VW Group has ambitious plans to add more electric cars to its lineup. Right now, the... read more November 1, 2016 by


 
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VW dealers use diesel buyback to offer deals even before TDI owners bring in cars

The Volkswagen diesel settlement for 2.0-liter TDI cars received final approval from a federal judge earlier this week. That means VW is now able to send out buyback offers... read more October 28, 2016 by


 
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2018 Volkswagen Atlas 7-seat SUV unveiled; plug-in hybrid coming, but when?

After many teases and concept-car previews, Volkswagen finally unveiled its much-discussed 7-seat crossover utility vehicle last night in Santa Monica, California. The 2018... read more October 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai targets VW diesel buyback owners with special prices

Now that a final settlement has been approved by U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer, Volkswagen can begin sending out buyback offers to hundreds of thousands of... read more October 27, 2016 by


 
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Buybacks coming for Audi Q7 TDI diesel SUVs: German report

The Volkswagen diesel settlement approved by a federal judge earlier this week does not address all of the company's cars fitted with illegal "defeat device" software. It... read more October 27, 2016 by


 
Paul Hayes with his Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Why VW diesel owners should get full price in buyback: opinion

If Judge Charles Breyer signs the final settlement among Volkswagen, the EPA, and a California agency tomorrow, buyback offers will start to go out sometime next month to... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Judge 'inclined' to sign VW diesel settlement, decision by Oct 25

More than a year after Volkswagen's use of illegal "defeat device" software in diesel cars came to light, the company is close to achieving a settlement with regulators and... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
Patent drawing for Volkswagen electric car concept - Image via Motor1

Future VW electric-car concepts revealed in patent drawings

As it tries to recover from the "Dieselgate" scandal, Volkswagen has gotten more serious about electric cars. At the recent 2016 Paris Motor Show, it unveiled the I.D... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
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VW 'annoyed' it won't get order for electric vans it didn't make

Suppose you're one of the world's three largest automakers. You don't offer a type of vehicle that a relatively small but highly visible customer in your home market wants... read more October 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2-door DSG 2.0T R-Line S Grille

Could future VW Beetle return to rear (electric) powertrain?

As any experienced journalist knows, you hear lots of good stuff in the corridors and private conversations of any large industry event where media are present. That applies... read more October 7, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Virtually all VW diesel owners will take settlement terms for 2.0-liter TDI cars

The Volkswagen diesel settlement for 2.0-liter TDI 4-cylinder cars may still need final approval from a federal judge, but most of the affected owners are already onboard... read more October 5, 2016 by


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

More VW court misery: Jetta Hybrid braking suit won't be arbitrated

Volkswagen has some legal troubles that go beyond the ongoing "Dieselgate" scandal. While VW waits for approval of a settlement for 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TDI cars with illegal... read more October 4, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen fights demands for Dieselgate documents, Bosch joins too

More than a year after its use of illegal "defeat device" software in diesel cars was first revealed to the public, Volkswagen is still dealing with the effects of the... read more September 30, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen ID electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Volkswagen ID: more details of all-electric concept car at Paris Motor Show

This morning, Volkswagen held one of the first press conferences at the Paris Motor Show, unveiling the first of several electric cars from different makers. Its Volkswagen... read more September 28, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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