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The government incentives that buyers of VW's diesels received in 2009 could be used to form a fraud case against the automaker by prosecutors in the US.


Senators Richard Blumenthal and Amy Klobuchar are requesting that the Department of Justice pursue civil and criminal charges against VW for its emissions evasions. They don't want the agency to accept any kind of plea deal from the automaker.


VW boss Matthias Mueller announced in a closed-door meeting that the company will "refit" all 11 million vehicles affected by its emissions-cheating software.


VW has launched a dedicated website to get diesel owners information on which models are affected, when they might be fixed, and other info about what's going on.


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.


German prosecutors in the city of Braunschweig are beginning an investigation into Martin Winterkorn for alleged fraud in VW's diesel emissions scandal. It could be years, though, before the case ever sees a courtroom.


NHTSA has sent letters to seven automakers, including VW and Tesla, asking which of their models contain Takata airbag inflators with ammonium nitrate propellant. The agency is considering a further expansion of the recall.


There will be unforeseen damage from the VW diesel scandal, but thankfully there's a bright spot within the darkness.


Audi has 2.1 million diesel vehicles worldwide with emissions-evading software, some of those are in the US.


With Volkswagen focusing its attention on managing a diesel emissions scandal, the head of Red Bull Racing fears that the proposed deal to have the automaker take over the team is now off the table.


Funny or Die has taken aim at Volkswagen and its diesel controversy, and the collateral damage comes in the form of the oft-derided 'basic' girl.


Credit rating agencies are looking negatively on VW in the wake of the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. There's a concern about how this affects the company going forward.


The German transport minister claims that there are 2.8 million VW diesels in the country with software to evade emissions testing.


Weekly Recap for 9.25.15

We got our first looks at look at Ford's new F-Series Super Duty truck lineup this week but it's Volkswagen that has been dominating the news cycle, as Matthias Muller is named CEO of the embattled automaker. Autoblog's senior editor Greg Migliore reports on the recap edition of Autoblog Minute.


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

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


Supervisory Board Announces Massive Corporate Restructuring

Matthias Muller is officially the new VW Group CEO, but the company's supervisory board is instituting sweeping changes to the corporate structure. Michael Horn remains the boss in the US, but North America is now organized into a new business unit under the current Skoda chairman.


Auto Bild clarifies a report concerning BMW, saying that even though the X3 diesel exceeds European emission regulations, it doesn't mean BMW cheated on emissions tests.


Martin Winterkorn steps down as CEO of Volkswagen. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute, with commentary from Autoblog's Editor-in-Chief, Mike Austin.


Confirmation Expected At Friday Board Meeting

Porsche chief executive officer Matthias Muller is expected to be named CEO of Volkswagen AG, according to reports.


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.


Volkswagen has hired the law firm that defended BP during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill for the automaker's aid in the diesel emissions scandal.

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