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Latest Development Comes After Admission Of Three Auxiliary Emissions Control Devices

The California Air Resources Board has ordered Volkswagen to come up with a plan for repairing approximately 15,000 cars sold in the state that contain illegal software that may circumvent emissions testing.


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.


Number Of Cars Containing Defeat Devices Grows By 75,000

The scope of the Volkswagen diesel scandal continues to grow. In a meeting Thursday, Volkswagen and Audi executives told officials from the Environmental Protection Agency there are more cars that contain defeat devices that circumvent emissions standards.


The Daily Kanban reports that 10 to 15 additional cases of automakers cheating on diesel emissions tests will be announced in the coming weeks.


EU Testing Standards Known To Have More Loopholes Than US

In 2011 meetings, regulatory officials worried about just the sort of thing that VW did to defeat European diesel emissions tests.


EPA May Have Been More Vigilant Than EU

Some European regulators may have known about cheat software as far back as 2011.


German Automaker Will Recall 17,000 Vehicles

Penalty stems from alleged cheat software in Amarok pickup trucks.


EPA Says Defeat Devices Were Installed On Premium Brands' Cars And SUVs

The scope of the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal that has enveloped the global automaker for the past six weeks widened Monday. Now, some of the automaker's premium brands are further ensnared in the mess.


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.


Not A G'Day For VW Down Under

Almost 100,000 diesel-powered personal and commercial vehicles will get checked out by VW in Australia as part of global scandal.


In Italy, FCA and Ford are giving cash to VW owners looking to trade their cars in the wake of the diesel emissions fiasco.


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.


BMW, Peugeot Models Also Notable For Mileage Gap

Mercedes-Benz is the most common practitioner of fuel-economy overstatements, according to report.


Diesels Aren't Put On The ACEEE's 'Meanest' List, Though

Environmental group says Volkswagen diesels' green cred can't be trusted until further notice.


It's Time "To Move To A New Generation Of Technology"

Tesla chief uses Volkswagen's diesel-emissions issue to highlight environmental issues.


After Volkswagen's Cheating, Agency Plans To Increase Oversight Of Entire Industry

Environmental Protection Agency officials said Friday they plan to increase oversight of the auto industry in the wake of Volkswagen's cheating. How? That's unclear.


VW Customers Have Contacted One Firm In 'Unprecedented' Numbers

Livid at the prospect of losing thousands of dollars from the value of their cars and performance from their diesel engines, many owners of Volkswagens are headed to court.


BMW, Mercedes-Benz Deny That Scandal Applies To Them

According to a report from Europe, BMW, Mercedes and Opel could potentially have diesel engines that don't meet US emissions requirements.


Volkswagen admits that 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide could have software capable of avoiding emissions compliance. The EPA is now checking the 3.0-liter V6 in Porsche and Audi models to make sure it's not affected as well.


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.

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