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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.


To No One's Surprise...

Many VW diesel owners, and potential owners, are mad at the automaker for its deceptive emission practices.


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.


University Team Measured Big Gaps In Jetta, Passat Testing

A team of four researchers at West Virginia University unpeeled the first layers of Volkswagen's diesel cheating scandal. Here's how they did it.


NHTSA Chief Wonders If Other Automakers Employ Same Tricks

Volkswagen's emissions cheating will have ramifications for the entire auto industry when it comes to dealing with regulators, says federal safety official.


Money Being Set Aside For The Up To 11 Million Diesel Vehicles Affected

VW is reserving $7.3 billion to take care of an future fines or recalls for the massive diesel emissions crisis the company is going through.


West Virginia Researches Found Anomalies In May 2014

Fallout from Volkswagen's revelation that it engaged in cheating on emissions testing continued Monday, with the company's stock falling more than 15 percent and a Congressional subcommittee announcing an investigation into the German auto giant's conduct.


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.


We Wrap-Up The Latest News About The 'Defeat Device' VW Installed To Deceive EPA

We take a look at today's news items about the Volkswagen diesel deception. There's a lot to keep up on, it turns out.


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.


VW Purposely Evaded Emissions Tests For Diesels, EPA Says

Volkswagen intentionally installed software in nearly a half-million diesel vehicles that helped the cars evade substandard results on emissions tests, the federal government charged Friday.


The EPA is mulling an investigation into whether raising the octane rating on standard gasoline might be the right move for the environment. A figure as high as 95 octane could be possible to make modern, downsized engines more efficient.


Contrary to perception, the EPA hasn't ruled on mandating a 54.5-mpg fleet average for 2025. The EPA won't make a decision on it until 2018.


It seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home or make electricity, or ship people and goods is being sold at bargain basement prices.


Tesla thinks that automakers should have no problem meeting the EPA's 54.5-mile-per-gallon CAFE standard for 2025. In fact the EV company, wants the regulation to be even tougher, if possible.


Chevrolet has released the officials on the 2016 Volt, with the EPA listing the hybrid at 106 MPGe, 42 MPG combined, and with 53 miles of EV range.

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