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VW withdraws EPA application for 2016 diesels

3:11 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015 | UPDATED: 10/7/15 6:15 pm ET - adds details
Volkswagen withdrew its application for EPA certification for 2016 models with 2.0-liter diesel engines until they comply with U.S. emissions standards.

EPA to weigh VW gains from violations in setting penalties

1:34 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015 | UPDATED: 10/7/15 3:08 pm ET - adds link to Horn testimony
Just how much money VW made by cheating U.S.diesel emissions tests will be a factor in the penalties that will be assessed, according to the EPA.

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U.S. senators probe tax credit related to VW 'clean-burning' cars

9:57 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
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U.S. hearing into VW violations puts industry, EPA under scrutiny

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive will field questions from U.S.

New VW chairman says it will take time to clear up emissions scandal

9:42 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
New Volkswagen Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch said it would take "some time" to clear up a diesel emissions scandal that has hammered the company's...


VW board in crisis talks ahead of emissions scandal deadlines

6:44 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
VW's supervisory board was holding crisis talks today, facing deadlines from German regulators and U.

Bosch's popular diesel engine software was not preprogrammed to cheat

4:12 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
A popular diesel engine management program used by several top automakers, including Volkswagen AG, was not pre-programmed to detect when a vehicle...

FCA, UAW back at table as strike threat looms

10:19 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
As the threat of a strike hangs over them, negotiators from Fiat Chrysler and the UAW continued to meet today, a union spokesman said.


Ford of Europe's Farley bullish as brand's financial rebound takes hold

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
New Ford of Europe boss Jim Farley is bullish about the brand's chances of making a profit again soon despite a huge slump in Russia, where the...

Subaru hints at future vehicles with 2 Tokyo show concepts

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Subaru is about to shift to a new global platform that will underpin its entire lineup and propel what it hopes will be a new phase of growth.

Fiat Chrysler targeted with UAW strike deadline

11:54 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
The UAW notified Fiat Chrysler that it will cancel contract extensions under which 40,000 unionized workers have been working since Sept.

Tesla's Model X: What critics, analysts are saying

11:30 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Tesla's Model X is one of the most anticipated new nameplates of the year.

Mitsubishi sends Evo off with Final Edition

11:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Mitsubishi plans to drop the high-performance Lancer Evo but will offer a final, special edition in the U.S. as part of a farewell.


Pischetsrieder, Bernhard deny involvement in VW diesel scandal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Former VW Group CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder and ex-VW brand chief Wolfgang Bernhard deny involvement in the automaker's use of software capable of...


Mueller says VW will cancel or delay nonessential investments: 'This won't be painless'

7:06 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller said the automaker will delay or cancel nonessential projects as pressure mounts to slash spending in the wake of the...


VW sued by West Virginia over clean diesel claims

6:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
West Virginia is suing Volkswagen AG for deceiving car buyers after the EPA said last month that the company had installed software to hide that its...


VW considers diesel fixes ranging from upgrade to new car, report says

2:34 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW Group is exploring options from a simple software upgrade to replacing cars as a fix for its rigged diesel vehicles.

VW to recall Europe diesels starting in January; U.S. sales to continue for now

6:03 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Volkswagen's CEO told a German newspaper that the company will launch a recall in Europe of cars with software designed to skirt diesel emissions...

VW under pressure for answers as emissions scandal deadlines loom

11:03 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Hans Dieter Poetsch's first board meeting as chairman of Volkswagen on Wednesday could turn out to be his most important, coming just hours before a...

VW stops the music as diesel scandal buries culture of spending

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW's lavish parties typically featured a surprise guest, from the Pet Shop Boys to Robbie Williams to Justin Timberlake.

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