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2016 Jeep Wrangler

FCA Confirms Diesel, Hybrid Versions Of Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler

Jeep is hard at work developing its next-generation Wrangler, which is expected to feature some substantial changes aimed at improving fuel economy. We now know that among those changes will be availability of diesel and hybrid powertrains. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] confirmed the... read more

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2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

U.S. Sues VW Over Emissions Scandal, Damages Could Total $19B

While it appears that Volkswagen has managed to get a handle on its emissions cheating scandal, with a handful of top executives now gone and a new focus on zero emission... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen plant

Investigation Sheds Light On Causes For VW Emissions Cheating Scandal

Volkswagen has released the first details from the ongoing independent investigation into its emissions cheating scandal, and importantly some of the main causes have been... read more December 10, 2015 by


 
Ulrich Hackenberg

Audi R&D Chief Steps Down Amid Emissions Cheating Scandal

Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg has announced his resignation amid the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal where a number of Audi models, including some here in... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
Production at a Volkswagen plant

VW Identifies $2 Billion In Savings, Will Cut Back On Variants And Trim Options

In the wake of its diesel and CO2 emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group has undertaken a massive cost-cutting program that CEO Matthias Müller says will lead... read more November 30, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Volkswagen Announces European Fixes For 'Defeat Device' Diesels

Volkswagen announced today that the German Federal Motor Transport Authority has accepted its proposed fixes for the EA 189 four-cylinder diesel engines with the "defeat... read more November 25, 2015 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW & Audi Ready Software Fix For Emissions Cheating Diesels

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller confirmed in a speech made to managers on Monday that the automaker was ready with a fix for most of the four-cylinder diesel... read more November 24, 2015 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

More VW Diesels Confirmed To Be In Violation Of EPA Standards

In September, the Volkswagen Group admitted to having installed “defeat device” software on some diesel engines designed to switch on performance-sapping... read more November 23, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Starts “Goodwill” Payment Program For Customers Affected By Diesel Scandal

While Volkswagen may still be months away from announcing a recall in the United States for vehicles found to have “defeat device” diesel emissions cheating... read more November 10, 2015 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Audi, Porsche And VW Issue Stop-Sale Orders On Models With Diesel V-6

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the Volkswagen Group with a notice of violation for a 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine used in several models from... read more November 6, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen logo

On Top Of Diesel Emissions Scandal, VW Discovers “Irregularities” In CO2 Levels Of 800,000 Cars

The Volkswagen Group, still reeling from an announcement Monday made by the Environmental Protection Agency that more of its cars, including some Porsches and high-end Audis... read more November 4, 2015 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

EPA: VW Defeat Device Software Found On Diesel V-6 In Audi, Porsche Cars

UPDATE: In light of the EPA’s allegations that more Volkswagen Group models were discovered with software to hide emissions levels from regulations, Porsche Cars North... read more November 2, 2015 by


 
Matthias Müller

VW Prepares New Strategy 2025, Prioritizes Profitability Over Size

Prior to its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group was focused on reaching the number one spot in auto sales and had even set a date of 2018 as a target... read more October 30, 2015 by


 
2017 Bentley Bentayga

Bentley Bentayga Diesel To Feature Electric-Aided Turbocharger

Bentley’s new Bentayga debuted with a W-12 gasoline engine, but the British automaker has confirmed that the SUV will eventually offer diesel and plug-in hybrid... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
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... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
Winfried Vahland

VW's New North American CEO Winfried Vahland Resigns After Two Weeks

Former Skoda CEO Winfried Vahland, who was just announced as the CEO of the Volkswagen Group's new North American Region, has stepped down, the company confirmed this... read more October 14, 2015 by


 
 

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