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Audi will submit a software emissions fix for VW Group's 3.0-liter TDI V6 for the approval of the EPA and CARB. The solution could end the automaker's problem with that engine in the US.


CARB Has 20 Days To Respond

Volkswagen submits recall plan to California Air Resources Board.


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.


Volkswagen is meeting with regulators from the EPA and CARB on November 19 and 20 to explain the company's plans for repairs to its diesel engines.


EPA May Have Been More Vigilant Than EU

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


2015, 2016 Model Year Light-Duty Vehicles Will Be Targeted

The EPA has been using a 'real-world' testing process primarily for diesel trucks. That's about to change.


German Automaker Says It's Not Cheating This Time

Volkswagen has disputed new allegations that it installed software to circumvent emissions testing on SUV models with its 3.0-liter TDI sold in the United States.


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.


The EPA has issued Volkswagen new allegations that so-called emissions defeat software has been found in the company's 3.0-liter TDI V6 diesel engines.


New Ruling Gives Car Owners Firm Legal Ground To Modify Vehicles

In a long-awaited ruling announced Tuesday morning, the US Copyright Office granted an exemption in copyright law that will permit gearheads and home mechanics to continue repairing and modifying their cars without running afoul of existing copyright law.


VW has revealed a previously undisclosed software feature on its diesel engines, and the EPA is investigating to check just what the code does.


Agency Will Be More 'Unpredictable' In Checking For Cheaters

In the wake of the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal, the Environmental Protection Agency vowed to crack down on the auto industry with renewed vigor. That process has started.


Volkswagen's 2016 models with the 2.0-liter TDI are still months away from arriving at dealers. Once the company resubmits them for testing, the EPA is planning a rigorous certification program to make sure the engines are compliant.


Ex-EPA Officer Says Company Wanted Bonus Credits For Diesels

VW boycotted Obama's 2011 announcement of CAFE greenhouse-gas emissions standards.


Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says that a recall on the company's diesels should begin in January. Mueller believes all of the affected cars could be fixed by the end of 2016.


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.


Like The EPA, DOT Officials Chill Hope For Protections In Copyright Law

Independent researchers have uncovered major cyber-security weaknesses and emissions scams, but the government agencies that benefit most don't appreciate the help.


GM Says This Won't Affect Market Launch

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.


Someone is shaming Volkswagen TDI owners by posting flyers full of bad information on the cars in Portland, OR.


Great White North's Auto Market Is About 10% The Size Of America's

The Canadian government will stand strong with the US EPA to test Volkswagen diesels.


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.

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