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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 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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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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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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 

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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 

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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 

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2016 Volkswagen Passat Gets Visual Tweaks, More Tech And Sporty R-Line Package

Obviously, the reveal of the Passat isn't why the automotive universe is talking about Volkswagen these days. That said, the show must go on, and the company revealed its... read more September 21, 2015 by 

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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 

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VW Concept Van Is Prepped For Global Racing Adventure: 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volkswagen loves its vans, at least in places that aren't the United States. To that end, VW has pulled the wraps off a new concept version of its Transporter van at this... read more September 15, 2015 by 

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New Volkswagen Tiguan Unveiled: 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show Live Photos And Video

Volkswagen has unveiled its all-new, second-generation Tiguan compact crossover SUV at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. This is the version that will be sold in most markets... read more September 14, 2015 by 

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Volkswagen Close To Confirming New Bus?

When Volkswagen released its New Beetle nearly two decades ago, optimistic American enthusiasts speculated a modern Microbus based on the automaker's Transporter series of... read more September 12, 2015 by 

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261-Horsepower VW GTI Clubsport 40th Anniversary Model Revealed

Volkswagen at next week’s Frankfurt Auto Show will introduce a new, more potent GTI hot hatch. It’s called the GTI Clubsport, and it’s been built to... read more September 9, 2015 by 

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CFO Hans Dieter Pötsch To Become New Volkswagen Group Chairman

Volkswagen Group senior managers have nominated the automaker’s current CFO, Austrian Hans Dieter Pötsch, to become the new chairman of the overarching supervisory... read more September 4, 2015 by 


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