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2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

Judge approves VW’s $14.7B buyback of 2.0-liter diesels

The Volkswagen Group in June reached a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve civil claims over the automaker’s diesel emission cheating scandal, which erupted in September 2015 with the discovery of numerous VW Group vehicles whose diesel engines were fitted with... read more

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Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Volkswagen's $18B TDI buyback would be largest consumer car action in U.S. history

Volkswagen on Tuesday announced a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve class-action lawsuits over its TDI diesel emission cheating scandal. If... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

FTC sues VW over "Clean Diesel" advertising

Volkswagen can add one more lawsuit to the growing list resulting from the ongoing diesel scandal. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is now suing the embattled German... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible

Federal judge extends deadline for VW's diesel fix

A federal judge has pushed back the deadline to April 21 for Volkswagen and regulators in the United States to come to an agreement on a fix for the German automaker's diesel... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi A4

Audi rules out diesel for A4 in U.S.

Audi’s all-new A4 goes on sale in the spring with a starting price of $38,250, including a $950 destination charge. It’s being launched with just one powertrain... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
Michael Horn

Volkswagen USA chief Michael Horn steps down

Michael Horn has stepped down from the top role at the Volkswagen brand’s operations in the United States. In a statement, VW said Horn is leaving to pursue other... read more March 10, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi SQ7 TDI

Audi SQ7 TDI debuts with electric compressor, 663 lb-ft of torque

Despite the challenges faced by the Volkswagen Group over its diesel emissions scandal, it appears diesel isn’t a dirty word for the automaker as it's just announced a... read more March 3, 2016 by


 
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... read more January 28, 2016 by


 
Hinrich J. Woebcken

Former BMW exec to head VW’s North American division

Following the discovery of its diesel emissions cheating software last year by regulators in the United States, the Volkswagen Group announced a company restructuring that... read more January 20, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann and the 2012 Urus SUV concept

Will wake of VW diesel scandal help electrify Lamborghini?

Could an electrified Lamborghini—or Bugatti, or Bentley—arrive any sooner as a result of the Volkswagen diesel scandal? It might be easy to rush to an answer and... read more January 16, 2016 by


 
2015 Renault Talisman

Investigators find no emissions cheating at Renault following raid

A number of vehicle manufacturers in France were raided recently by investigators on the behalf of the French government over concerns of emissions cheating. The raids hit... read more January 15, 2016 by


 
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


 
 

 
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