Volkswagen's long road to a U.S. criminal settlementThu, 12, Jan 2017
Sixteen months after admitting in September 2015 that it cheated U.S. diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen is still battling regulatory investigations, investor and consumer lawsuits, and striving to rebuild its reputation.
Winterkorn denies early knowledge of VW diesel emissions cheatingThu, 19, Jan 2017
VW ordered to buy back emissions-cheating Skoda by German courtWed, 18, Jan 2017
VW diesel settlement extends to auto lendingFri, 13, Jan 2017
Volkswagen's settlement in connection with its diesel emissions scandal has spilled over into the vehicle-financing business. VW has agreed to pay $50 million in civil penalties to settle alleged violations of the law, after the Justice Department essentially charged it with tapping U.S. markets to finance fraud.
VW charges in U.S. breach German constitution, says defendant's lawyerTue, 17, Jan 2017
Italy rejects Germany's emissions allegations against Fiat ChryslerTue, 17, Jan 2017
Tests conducted on Fiat Chrysler vehicles show they are compliant with regulations and contain no emissions defeat devices as alleged by Germany, Italy's transport ministry said. Germany last year claimed certain FCA diesel models contained hidden software that allowed excessive engine emissions.
A decade of deceptionMon, 16, Jan 2017
VW pulled out of Daimler deal before embarking on diesel cheatSat, 14, Jan 2017
U.S. indicts three ex-Takata executives; criminal settlement reachedFri, 13, Jan 2017
The federal government charged Takata with criminal wrongdoing on Friday in connection with airbag inflator ruptures linked to at least 16 deaths worldwide. The company was charged with a single felony count of wire fraud. It was expected to plead guilty to the charge as part of a $1 billion deal with the Justice Department.
Takata to plead guilty, pay victims and automakers in $1 billion deal, reports sayThu, 12, Jan 2017
Takata is expected to agree to plead guilty to fraud charges Friday as part of a $1 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve the government's investigation into deadly air bag ruptures, sources said.
Fiat Chrysler faces U.S. criminal emissions probe, report saysFri, 13, Jan 2017
Fiat Chrysler is under investigation by the Justice Department over its alleged failure to disclose software that violated emissions standards, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg -- another legal hurdle for a company already under criminal scrutiny for its sales practices.