Volkswagen will pay $1.2 billion to settle U.S. dealer claimsFri, 30, Sep 2016
Volkswagen AG confirmed late Friday it will make $1.21 billion in payments to 652 U.S. brand dealers as part of a $16.5 billion diesel emissions settlement. VW dealers will receive an average of $1.85 million each, on average, over 18 months under the settlement.
Nissan debuts 'revolutionary' new MicraThu, 29, Sep 2016
Nissan showed Paris auto show audiences a redesigned Micra subcompact today for Europe, but with implications for the U.S. as well. The Micra nameplate does not sell in the U.S., but the redesign signals where the next-generation Versa will go with technology.
Toyota drops new diesel for C-HR crossoverThu, 29, Sep 2016
Toyota has decided not to sell a new diesel engine it is developing in its C-HR crossover because demand for the powertrain technology is falling.
VW hopeful for emissions deal with U.S. by year end, Mueller saysWed, 28, Sep 2016
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller said Wednesday he is hopeful the company can reach agreement by the end of the year with the U.S. government on the size of a fine to settle a criminal investigation of the company's alleged violations of U.S. clean air laws.
U.S. said to ponder what size diesel penalty VW can withstandTue, 27, Sep 2016
The U.S. Justice Department is assessing how big a criminal fine it can extract from Volkswagen over emissions-cheating without putting the German carmaker out of business, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
VW scandal spreading to Audi risks hitting automaker's top profit generatorTue, 27, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group's attempts to contain the fallout from the emissions-cheating scandal suffered setbacks after Audi, the group's biggest profit generator, lost a key engineer tainted by the scandal and a media report suggested its CEO, Rupert Stadler, knew about the cheating back in 2010.
U.S. official says inadequate EU emissions testing was widely knownTue, 27, Sep 2016
Europe's car-emissions tests have been seen as inadequate for decades, a top U.S. regulator told EU lawmakers. Much stronger enforcement will be needed to stop cheating by automakers such as Volkswagen Group, the European parliament was told.
Volkswagen, Bosch oppose request for diesel documentsMon, 26, Sep 2016
Volkswagen AG and auto supplier Robert Bosch have asked a U.S. federal judge to reject requests from European investors and vehicle owners to access more than 20 million pages of records turned over in VW's emissions cheating scandal.
Audi's r&d boss leaves amid emissions scandal inquiryMon, 26, Sep 2016
Audi's head of technical development, Stefan Knirsch, is leaving the carmaker, as investigations continue into parent Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions scandal.
Winterkorn more closely involved with VW's cheating, paper saysMon, 26, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group's former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, approved a plan to disclose only partial information on the automaker's software rigging to U.S. authorities, a German newspaper reported, citing newly uncovered documents.
YEAR TWO: Despite settlements and new product, VW's diesel mess drags onSun, 18, Sep 2016
Volkswagen's U.S. boss sees hope in Americans' tendency to forgive and in the arrival next year of two critical crossover models that are designed to appeal to American tastes. But this long-awaited run of fresh product will coincide with a messy new phase in the diesel scandal.
September EquinoxMon, 26, Sep 2016
The 2018 Equinox, unveiled aptly on Sept. 22, will be the first compact crossover offered in North America with a turbocharged diesel engine, according to General Motors.