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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 engines discovered in September to have been fitted with “defeat device” software designed to fool regulators about the... read more

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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


 
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


 
Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

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


 
Leonardo DiCaprio at Odyssey of Pioneers launch

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


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

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


 
Winfried Vahland

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


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

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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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


 
2013 Audi A6 TDI

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


 
2015 BMW X3

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


 
Martin Winterkorn

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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