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 January, 2016. Around 11 million vehicles are thought to be part of the recall, most of them in Europe, and the brands affected... read more

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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 

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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 

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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 

Giorgetto Giugiaro

Italdesign Giugiaro Founder Looking To Start New Design Firm

Earlier this year, legendary designer Giorgetto Giugiaro sold his remaining 9.9 percent stake in Italdesgin Giugiaro and finally stepped down from the design firm, which he... read more September 24, 2015 by 

Martin Winterkorn

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn Resigns In Wake Of Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen Group has announced that CEO Martin Winterkorn has resigned, effective immediately. The announcement comes just days after the news broke that the company had used... read more September 23, 2015 by 

Martin Winterkorn

VW Sets Aside $7.3B For Diesel Scandal As Share Price Slides

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency dropped a bombshell. Between 2009 and 2015, Volkswagen intentionally used software to trick emission-testing equipment into... read more September 22, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW Diesel Troubles Could Become Audi And Porsche Problems

Volkswagen is in serious trouble. The automaker has admitted to using a device to cheat its way around the EPA testing that turned on during testing and off during normal... read more September 22, 2015 by 

Apple store

Apple Car Could Roll As Early As 2019: Report

Apple is yet to even mention the possibility of it developing a car but numerous reports and industry clues point in just that direction. It was at the start of this year... read more September 22, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW CEO Issues Apology After EPA Accuses Automaker Of Cheating On Emissions Tests

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday came out with the shock announcement that the Volkswagen Group had installed software on close to 500,000 of its... read more September 21, 2015 by 

General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

General Motors Will Pay $900M Criminal Fine Over Bad Ignition Switches

The Detroit News is reporting that General Motors Company will pay a $900 million criminal fine over the defective ignition switches that led to 124 deaths and 275 injuries... read more September 18, 2015 by 


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