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VW diesel cheat linked to 2006 PowerPoint presentation

Slides laying out the cheating scheme have reportedly been uncovered in the investigation into VW.

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VW won't release diesel scandal investigation report

Volkswagen lawyers say it's too risky. We want to know what it says.

Volkswagen believes that it's too risky to release Jones Day's interim diesel scandal report and no longer plans to publish the documents in April. The company thinks the information could negatively affect negotiations with the Department of Justice.

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Fuel economy concern allegedly delays VW diesel fix in Europe

German media claims that VW's diesel fix is reducing fuel economy for the 2.0 TDI, and the problem is delaying the recall in Europe. VW says a change in testing is the reason for the postponement.

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Volkswagen faces $3.6 billion lawsuit in Germany from investors

Institutional investors from all over the world have filed a $3.6 billion lawsuit against VW in Germany against the automaker for not disclosing info about the emissions scandal sooner.

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CARB official believes full VW diesel fix might not be possible

It might not even be possible for VW to fix its polluting diesels, according to an official from the California Air Resources Board. The regulator may seek a compromise.

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VW execs didn't think diesel problem would be so serious

They knew about diesel emissions issue way back in 2014.

Volkswagen admits that Martin Winterkorn received at least two memos advising him about the diesel emissions problem well before the scandal became public.

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Winterkorn kept diesel scandal secret, letter claims

Two weeks before it became public, the diesel defeat device was known to VW CEO.

A German report claims that Martin Winterkorn received a letter admitting to the defeat devices two weeks before the diesel emissions scandal went public. This was just the latest allegation that the automaker knew about the problem ahead of time but didn't tell the public.

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CARB has 20 days to confirm VW's 3.0-liter TDI emission fix

CARB Must Accept Plan Before Recall Could Start

VW has a recall plan for the 3.0-liter V6 diesel, but CARB and the EPA still need to test the solution before a recall could start.

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'We didn't lie' misstep summed up VW's bad week in Detroit

VW's CEO claimed the company didn't lie to US regulators, which was just one setback for the automaker during the week of the Detroit Auto Show.

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Porsche CEO outlines Cayenne diesel US repair proposal

Plan Includes Software Update And New Catalytic Converter

Porsche thinks that updated software and a new catalytic converter should be enough to make the diesel Cayenne emissions compliant, but the company has to wait for regulators to approve the repair plan.

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VW will expand goodwill package to larger diesels

2.0 TDI Fix Could Include New Catalytic Converter

VW will announce an expansion of its owner goodwill package to models with the 3.0 TDI engine at the Detroit Auto Show. The company will also possibly replace the catalytic converter on the 2.0-liter engine to make it emissions compliant.

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VW could buy back 115,000 diesel models in the US

VW may buy back around 115,000 of its polluting diesel models, and recalled vehicles could require lengthy repairs.

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VW apologizes, again, for diesel scandal

Volkswagen brand chairman Herbert Diess is the latest VW executive to publicly apologize for the company's diesel scandal. He used a portion of his CES keynote to promise the company would fix things.

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VW faces problems to fix diesel emissions in the US

Volkswagen and environmental regulators can't come to terms on a fix for the automaker's emissions cheating diesel engines, according to a company insider.

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CARB will take three more weeks to decide VW fix

Volkswagen will need to wait until Jan. 14 to learn whether the California Air Resources Board will accept the company's proposed 2.0 TDI diesel engine repair plan.

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VW blames US for diesel scandal, no fix in sight

Volkswagen says its diesel problems began in the US with the development of the EA189 engine in 2005, but there's no fix here yet.

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VW will take out huge $21B loan to cover scandal costs

Volkswagen will use the $21 billion loan to help pay for the upcoming costs from its diesel emissions scandal.

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Feds and VW want diesel suits consolidated in Detroit

Volkswagen and the Department of Justice agree that the US District Court in Detroit, MI, would be a good location to combine the class-action lawsuits against the automaker.

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Audi will offer A3 TDI owners same goodwill package

Audi will offer A3 TDI owners in the US an identical Goodwill Package as Volkswagen to show appreciation for their patience during this emissions scandal. The participating customers will receive a $500 Visa, a $500 dealer gift card, and three years of 24-hour roadside assistance.

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