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2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW to recall 8.5 million diesel cars in Europe; Lamborghini offices raided by police

In compliance with regulators in Europe, namely Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority, the Volkswagen Group will recall approximately 8.5 million vehicles across 28 European nations due to the ‘defeat device’ software used on the vehicles to fool emissions testing equipment... read more

October 16, 2015 by
 
Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

VW doubles down on EVs post diesel scandal, promises all-electric Phaeton

In the wake of its diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group has decided to double down on electric car development and promote a future of zero emission vehicles. In... read more October 14, 2015 by


 
Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, Italy

Ferrari To Be Valued At Up To $9.82 Billion In IPO, Trade Under Ticker Symbol RACE

It was one year ago that Ferrari parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] announced that the storied Italian supercar manufacturer and race team would be spun off... read more October 12, 2015 by


 
Behind the wheel of an autonomous car

Volvo, Mercedes And Google Accept Liability For Autonomous Cars

Advancements in the development of fully autonomous cars are accelerating at a rapid pace, but while the technology may be ready in the not too distant future it’s... read more October 12, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

As VW prepares for diesel emissions recall, CEO says cost cutting and efficiency drive won’t be painless

The Volkswagen Group is expected to start recalling its diesel cars fitted with the ‘defeat device’ software designed to fool emissions testers most likely by... read more October 8, 2015 by


 
Dr. Oliver Blume

Oliver Blume Named CEO Of Porsche

Sports car manufacturer Porsche from today will be led by Oliver Blume. The 47-year-old was previously in charge of production and logistics and was promoted to the top job... read more October 1, 2015 by


 
Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Automotive Safety Giant Autoliv To Help Develop Autonomous Systems With Volvo

Automotive safety systems giant Autoliv has joined Volvo in the Swedish automaker’s Drive Me autonomous car research project. The two companies will share their... read more September 30, 2015 by


 
Winfried Vahland

VW names Winfried Vahland new North American CEO

Last week, as part of the fallout from the developing dirty diesel scandal, the Volkswagen Group announced a company restructuring designed to delegate more responsibility to... read more September 29, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW set to recall 11 million diesel cars worldwide: Report

The Volkswagen Group will recall 11 million TDI diesel cars to fix 'defeat device' software which deliberately misleads emissions equipment, Reuters is reporting. The move is... read more September 29, 2015 by


 
VW TDI badge

Bosch knew about VW's "defeat device" in 2007: Report

According to multiple German-language media outlets, automotive parts supplier Bosch knew about the Volkswagen Group's 'defeat device' software as early as 2007. Details come... read more September 28, 2015 by


 
2013 Audi A6 TDI

VW dirty diesel scandal expands to Audi: 2.1m cars affected

The Volkswagen Group's dirty diesel scandal continues to expand. In the wake of the company's bombshell admission that it used a software-based "defeat device" to fool... read more September 28, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 7 Series

North American Car And Truck/Utility Of The Year Short List Announced

A total of 54 of the possible 57 member journalists from the United States and Canada have chosen the "Short List" of finalists for the 2016 North American Car and... read more September 28, 2015 by


 
Tesla Model S at Supercharger site in Ventura, CA, with just one slot open  [photo: David Noland]

Tesla “Totally Cool” With Rivals Using Supercharger Network, Already In Talks With European Firm

This past week, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO and founder Elon Musk has been in Europe where he helped inaugurate a final assembly plant for the Model S in the Dutch city of... read more September 28, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen plant

VW Group Restructures Brands Around Core Platforms

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, you’d be aware that the Volkswagen Group is embroiled in a scandal involving diesel emissions. The... read more September 26, 2015 by


 
Matthias Müller

VW Group Names Matthias Müller As CEO, Announces Restructuring

In a widely expected move, the Volkswagen Group has announced that current Porsche chief Matthias Müller will take over as group CEO. No replacement for his role at... read more September 25, 2015 by


 
2015 BMW X3

BMW X3 diesel also over limits, according to reports--Updated with statement from BMW

Volkswagen's admitted thwarting of Environmental Protection Agency regulations is threatening to ensnare BMW. According to Germany's AutoBild, citing research from the... read more September 24, 2015 by


 
 

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