Senators Richard Blumenthal and Amy Klobuchar are requesting that the Department of Justice pursue civil and criminal charges against VW for its emissions evasions. They don't want the agency to accept any kind of plea deal from the automaker.
Diesel models of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon are the first to get extra scrutiny by the EPA and CARB, but they're expected to pass. The added testing shouldn't effect when they hit dealers, either.
German prosecutors in the city of Braunschweig are beginning an investigation into Martin Winterkorn for alleged fraud in VW's diesel emissions scandal. It could be years, though, before the case ever sees a courtroom.
We got our first looks at look at Ford's new F-Series Super Duty truck lineup this week but it's Volkswagen that has been dominating the news cycle, as Matthias Muller is named CEO of the embattled automaker. Autoblog's senior editor Greg Migliore reports on the recap edition of Autoblog Minute.