The US Department of Justice is in the early stages of an investigation into supplier Bosch over its potential role in VW's diesel emissions scandal.
According to a new study from DUH and the ICCT, Renault may have cheated on emissions tests for the Espace diesel minivan, which may produce 25 times the legal limit for noxious emissions.
German Automaker Will Recall 17,000 Vehicles
Penalty stems from alleged cheat software in Amarok pickup trucks.
Updated Styling Is Good, Diesel Powertrain Not So Much
Popular Volkswagen sedan will continue to be available with four-cylinder, six-cylinder gas-powered engines.
VW will launch a "TDI Goodwill Program" that compensates diesel car drivers with prepaid cards, which, in the US, will be worth between $500 and $750.
Volkswagen is preparing a program to award TDI owners with pre-paid cards. The official announcement is slated for Monday, Nov. 9.
Dr. Dieter Zetsche has called VW's diesel scandal "a blow" to Germany's proud automotive industry while emphasizing Mercedes has never used defeat devices.
Bob Lutz has some not-so-nice things to say about Ferdinand Piech, going so far as to blame the former Volkswagen Group exec for the company's diesel woes.
3.0L TDI Models Being Held At Dealers
Following Porsche's stop-sale of the Cayenne Diesel, Audi is holding all of its models equipped with the 3.0-liter TDI V6.
A research team from Harvard and MIT estimates that in America alone, the additional emissions from VW's 2.0-liter TDIs caused 60 premature deaths.
Florida Senator Pushes For 'False Advertising' Punishment
The Federal Trade Commission will probe Volkswagen's "clean diesel" ad campaign.
Falling Platinum Prices Don't Hurt, Either
Heightened testing procedures are boosting the value of emissions-control systems makers, money managers say.
GM won't abandon its diesel plans, EVP Mark Reuss said. That's despite the multitude of problems facing the Volkswagen Group over its emissions scandal.
VW Says That Number Is 'Without Foundation'
Dozens of managers will be suspended and at least 30 employees are believed to have been aware of Volkswagen's diesel cheating scandal, a new report claims.
German Automaker Has About Six Weeks To Figure Things Out
The Golden State isn't giving Volkswagen a ton of time to address the automaker's well-publicized diesel-emissions issue.
VW America President and CEO Michael Horn is expected to tell Congress he was aware of the company's diesel defeat device well over a year ago.
Volkswagen will be forced to make painful cuts to cope with the impact of its diesel emissions scandal, ranging from cancellations and delays to budget cuts.
Also, VW's Diesel Scandal Is Apparently An American Conspiracy
European automakers don't think their diesels will be able to hit upcoming EU standards, so they're asking for a break. Whether legislators go along with it remains to be seen.
The Fast Lane Car attempts to trick a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI into its emissions defeat mode over two dyno runs. It isn't clear cheat mode is actually active, but a power drop is detected from one run to the next.
Multiple reports indicate that Bosch warned VW in 2007 against using the engine management software VW used to skirt diesel emissions tests. A VW engineer warned the company again in 2011.
Jaguar Land Rover is pressing ahead with its plans to launch diesel engines in nearly all of its vehicles, despite the recent Volkswagen scandal.
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