263 Articles
Report
VW storing around 300,000 diesels at 37 facilities around U.S.

Aerial photos show thousands of Dieselgate cars sitting in lots

Volkswagen has taken parking lots to a whole new level in the United States and will not be emptying them soon. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 U.S. diesel vehicles through mid-February, a recent court filing shows. The German automaker has been storing hundreds of thousands of vehicles around the United States for months.

Followup
Official
Head of dieselgate clean up set to leave Volkswagen after a year on the job

She was on the job for just over a year.

It seems there was a difference of opinions on how to handle the situation.

Official
VW to pay $1B in settlement with US government over V6 diesels

US District Court Judge Charles Breyer still needs to sign off.

Certain VW Touareg, Porsche Cayenne, and Audi A6, A7, A8, Q5, and Q7 models are affected.

Report
A fix and buyback program for Audi V6 diesels may be on the way

And a solution might be available for a majority of the vehicles.

Report
CARB found another emissions-defeating device, this time from Audi

The latest device alters the way transmission shifts.

Audi's emissions-cheating devices spread beyond its engines.

Official
Dirty diesel owners can now get buyback money from VW, Audi

Judge approves $14.7-billion settlement in TDI cheating case.

One step at a time.

Report
Audi could buy back 25,000 older diesel Q7s

Buyback would only affect older Q7s; newer TDIs could be repaired.

Der Spiegel's report is sure to irk the Volkswagen Group's German critics, who have fired on the company's decision to only offer buybacks in the US.

Report
VW engineer pleads guilty in diesel-cheating scandal

James Robert Liang is facing five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Official
Almost half of VW TDI owners have already agreed to settle

Of the 475,000 affected vehicles, 210,000 owners have signed up.

Are you included?

Report
US DOJ uncovers proof of wrongdoing in VW diesel case

Justice Department and VW holding settlement talks.

Things just keep getting worse for VW.

Official
FTC wants to protect TDI owners from buyback scams

Arm yourself with information before agreeing to any price for your TDI.

Stay vigilant and informed, VW TDI owners.

Opinion
True confessions of a jilted VW TDI lover

Oil burners I've loved and lost – and the turbocharged future without diesel.

The Volkswagen TDI cheat saddled owners with something they didn't bargain for. It also saddled diesel admirers with the consequences of their enthusiasm.

Report
New info on how VW, Porsche, Audi V6 TDI engine cheat works

After 22 minutes, the emissions controls shut off. Here's why.

The cheats involved the Porsche Cayenne, Volkswagen Touareg, and Audi Q7 models.

Report
Consumer Reports calls on VW to increase buyback offers

VW should allow buybacks even after repair work, it argues.

CR also suggested consumers be allowed to take advantage of the buyback deal after dealers perform emissions work.

Report
Washington State slaps VW with $176M fine for diesel cheating

VW called the state's decision "regrettable."

You wouldn't think that Washington state would be harsher than California when it comes to VW's diesel scandal.

Report
VW suspends sales in South Korea ahead of government meeting

VW will stop selling 79 different models starting on July 25.

Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal is forcing the company to suspend sales in South Korea for what could be months.

Report
VW will continue to offer diesels where they make sense

Gone are the days of a diesel for every VW.

VW exec: "We have to accept that the high percentage of diesels that we had before will not come back again."

Official
California slaps VW with $86 million civil fine for emissions cheating

Volkswagen will pay $86 million in civil penalties to the state of California for its cars that cheated emissions.

Report
VW won't be fined by German government for diesel cheating

German Ministry of Transport just requires that VW return cars "to a legally compliant condition."

There's anger in Germany as the Ministry of Transport announced that Volkswagen will not face any fines over its diesel emissions cheating scandal.

/ 13