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CARB Has 20 Days To Respond

Volkswagen submits recall plan to California Air Resources Board.


Volkswagen announces that it will cut investment next year by eight percent, or one billion euros, while it shepherds cash to pay for the diesel emissions issue.


Volkswagen might close the opulent factory for the Phaeton in Dresden, Germany, to cut costs. The plant reportedly only builds eight of the luxury sedans a week.


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.


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


The 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Cabriolet at the LA Auto Show looks ready for the desert with its upgraded styling and Sandstorm Yellow paint. No upgrades are made to the Beetle's 1.8 TSI and a six-speed automatic, though.


Skilled trade workers at Volkswagen's factory in Chattanooga, TN, will vote in early December whether to join the United Auto Workers.

Car and Driver has named its 10Best list that includes some permanent favorites, triumphant returns, and a couple of surprises as well.


Volkswagen has shown an emissions solution for the 1.6-liter TDI engine to federal authorities in Germany. If approved, the recall for the 1.6 liter might still take a year to complete in Germany alone.


Volkswagen finds the perfect pair of jeans for the 2016 VW Beetle Denim special edition that includes loads of blue touches that are inspired by the classic fabric.


Volkswagen takes inspiration from classic Baja Bugs for the 2016 Beetle Dune and brings an offroad-inspired look to coupes and convertibles.


VW's strong incentives in the US mean that dealers continue to do brisk business despite the emissions crisis. However, inventories are now very low, and that doesn't look to change in the coming weeks.


Volkswagen admits that over 430,000 of its vehicles in Europe with inaccurate CO2 emissions ratings come from the 2016 model year.


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.


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.

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