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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.


Volkswagen wants $21.5 billion in loans as a short-term financial buffer to get through its emissions crisis.


GM's global powertrain boss wants to lobby for global emissions rules unification in his role as the president of an international auto engineers society.


Prosecutors in Ingolstadt, Germany, will open an investigation into Audi to scrutinize its role in the emissions scandal.


German Automaker Will Recall 17,000 Vehicles

Penalty stems from alleged cheat software in Amarok pickup trucks.


Volkswagen won't fire whistleblowers who come forward to its internal investigation to admit wrongdoing before November 30.


Finance Charges, Full Car Lots May Vex US Volkswagen Sellers

German automaker has already launched $1,000 'Goodwill' plan for car owners.


Volkswagen hires engineer Johann Jungwirth away from Apple, where it is suspected he was part of the team working on Apple's Project Titan EV.


VW engineers admit that they cheated to lower CO2 emissions for the company's vehicles because they couldn't meet the goals set by former CEO Martin Winterkorn.


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.


Petrolicious knows how to find a great story. Its latest video highlights an automotive artist and the 1953 Volkswagen Beetle that he drives to work everyday.


Volkswagen is preparing a program to award TDI owners with pre-paid cards. The official announcement is slated for Monday, Nov. 9.


Weekly Recap For 11.6.15

Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal gets a new wrinkle, US regulators hit Takata Corporation with a substantial fine, and we head to Las Vegas for a preview of tuner paradise at the 2015 SEMA show.


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.


Volkswagen Group design chief Walter de Silva will retire from the company at the end of November after leading styling there since 2007.


Diesel Emissions Scandal Expanding In Scope, Could Include Gas Cars

The Volkswagen emissions scandal expands in scope, likely including gas cars in addition to diesels. Autoblog's Adam Morath reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.


The converts brought in under the clean diesel notion may be lost on VW for a while, but the company still has loyalists committed to its other products.


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.


VW is recalling 92k models from 2015 and 2016 in the US because a camshaft lobe can fail and cause the power brakes to stop working. This recall includes the Jetta, Golf, Passat, and Beetle.


Volkswagen has discovered irregularities in reported CO2 levels for some models, and the issue could cost $2.2 billion to fix.

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