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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 device" emissions cheating software. In Europe, at least, those changes won't be too extensive. For the 2.0-liter engine, the... read more

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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Gets Dune And Denim Special Editions

Volkswagen used this week’s 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show to introduce a pair of Beetle special editions based on recent concept cars. The special editions are the Beetle... read more November 17, 2015 by 

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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 

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Volkswagen Group Design Chief Walter de Silva Retires

Current Volkswagen Group design boss Walter Maria de Silva is set to retire at the end of the month, though he will continue his links with the automaker in an advisory role... read more November 8, 2015 by 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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Toyota Regains Lead In Global Sales From Volkswagen

After briefly leading the industry in global vehicle sales this summer, Volkswagen has now lost the crown to perennial leader Toyota which looks set to remain the... read more October 26, 2015 by 

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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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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 

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DiCaprio Production Company Snags VW Diesel Scandal Movie Rights

The Volkswagen emissions scandal is big news. Massive news, really. It's attracted the attention of everyone, and that everyone includes Hollywood, which is already working... read more October 13, 2015 by 

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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 

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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 

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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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