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Karl-Thomas Neumann

Opel CEO Neumann steps down, is tipped to take lead role at Audi

Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann confirmed on Monday he is stepping down. He will remain a member of the board until after General Motors’ sale of Opel to French auto giant PSA Group is completed. The sale was announced in March and is expected to close in the coming months. Neumann's replacement... read more

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2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

Update: FCA prepares to certify diesel trucks, SUVs with fix

Just a day after sources pointed to a possible loggerheads between the Justice department and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles over diesel emissions, the automaker announced Friday... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

US government prepares lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions

Talks appear to be breaking down between the U.S. government and Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles over the automaker's alleged use of emission defeat devices. Now, according to... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
Ralf Speth and Yin Tongyao

Jaguar Land Rover boss defends diesel, blames VW for backlash

Jaguar Land Rover has launched a ferocious defense of diesel power as the United Kingdom prepares a wide-ranging plan to improve air quality in its major cities. JLR CEO Ralf... read more May 5, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Report: BMW 3-Series, X3 to gain diesel engines in the future

We previously learned BMW hasn't given up on the idea of a diesel-powered 5-Series, but the marque is reportedly preparing to also bring diesel power to the future 3-Series... read more May 2, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 5-Series

BMW believes in diesel: 540d confirmed for US market

Volkswagen has done a bang-on job at making diesel a dirty word, but BMW isn't counting it out quite yet. A BMW spokesperson has confirmed an all-new 5-Series diesel will be... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW M550d xDrive Touring

BMW M550d arrives with quad-turbocharged diesel

Diesel is falling out of favor in many regions, including in Europe where the fuel sells at a significant discount to gasoline and has been the preferred choice of buyers for... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
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VW pleads guilty to diesel scandal felonies

The Volkswagen Group on Friday pleaded guilty to three felony charges relating to its diesel emissions cheating scandal as part of January’s settlement with the Justice... read more March 13, 2017 by


 
Ferdinand Piech, chairman and CEO of Volkswagen Group, at 2000 Paris Motor Show

VW rejects diesel scandal allegations made by former chairman

The Volkswagen Group released a statement on Wednesday denying allegations made by former Chairman Ferdinand Piech regarding knowledge among the automaker’s senior... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

VW agrees to $1.2B settlement with owners of 3.0-liter diesels

Volkswagen on Wednesday announced it reached proposed agreements to resolve outstanding civil claims in the United States from owners of approximately 78,000 vehicles fitted... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
2016 Ram 1500 HFE, Denver, CO, April 2016

FCA nearing agreement with Feds over diesel

If FCA chief Sergio Marchionne's recent statements are anything to go by, the Italian-American automaker isn't far from reaching an agreement on just how it will address the... read more January 31, 2017 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Fiat Chrysler under investigation by Justice Department over diesel emissions

According to a report by Bloomberg, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is under investigation by the Department of Justice for a possible violation of the Clean Air Act... read more January 13, 2017 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014

Breaking: EPA accuses Ram and Jeep of using cheating software on its diesels (updated)

UPDATE: FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne spoke to CNBC regarding this issue later in the day. This story is updated to include his comments. The Environmental Protection Agency has... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen plant

6 VW execs charged, including former R&D boss

On the same day that Volkswagen agreed to plead guilty to three felony counts and pay fines totaling $4.3 billion to the Justice Department and Customs and Border Protection... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
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VW to plead guilty, pay $4.3B, to settle diesel-scandal criminal charges (Update)

The Volkswagen Group has reached agreement on another part of its diesel emissions scandal in the United States, at least as far as regulators are concerned. Having already... read more January 11, 2017 by


 
2018 GMC Terrain Denali, 2017 Detroit auto show

GMC unveils new, macho Terrain with available turbodiesel

Following closely with the Chevrolet from which it's based, GMC took the wraps off its new small crossover and its trio of turbocharged powertrains Sunday night in Detroit... read more January 8, 2017 by


 
 

 
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