VW CEO Martin Winterkorn has issued a statement regarding EPA and CARB allegations that cars with its 2.0-liter TDI engine don't meet US emissions requirements. The automaker promises an external investigation.
For its latest video, Xcar showcases a grassroots drifting scene in Scotland that's dedicated to getting the BMW 3 Series sideways. These guys compete in some crazy machines, including a highly modified E36 convertible.
Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the US from several of its model lines because the wiring for the driver's side airbag can be torn. If this happens, then the safety device wouldn't work in a crash.
Toyota is recalling 625,000 Prius models worldwide for faulty hybrid ECU software. The issue affects 109,000 units of the 2012-2014 Prius V in the US. In some cases, it can cause the vehicles to stop functioning while driving.