Germany's Stuttgart will ban some diesel cars from city centerWed, 22, Feb 2017
Stuttgart, home to German automakers Mercedes and Porsche, said it will ban from next year diesel cars which do not meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards from entering the city on days when pollution is heavy.
German court bars discussion of emissions documents in Audi caseWed, 22, Feb 2017
Audi fires 4 engineers from diesel divisionMon, 20, Feb 2017
Audi, which has been caught up in parent VW Group's emissions-cheating scandal, has fired four engineers from its diesel division. The dismissed engineers include the automaker's engine development chief and a former head of emissions in the U.S., a report said.
2018 Cruze diesel achieves rare fuel economy feat through team effortMon, 20, Feb 2017
Ingredients to 50-plus mpgMon, 20, Feb 2017
Industry must accept r&d cost for cleaner air, then charge for itMon, 20, Feb 2017
Listening to the recent rhetoric from the Detroit 3, you'd think the auto industry had been bleeding red ink since striking the CAFE agreement with the Obama administration, sitting on acres of unsalable wind-powered golf carts and handing out pink slips by the millions.
VW, Bosch diesel settlements receive preliminary court approvalTue, 14, Feb 2017
A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a VW settlement to pay at least $1.22 billion to fix or buy back nearly 80,000 polluting 3.0 liter diesel-engine vehicles. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer also granted preliminary approval to Robert Bosch's settlement to pay $327.5 million to VW diesel owners.
Piech returns to settle old scores in diesel scandalThu, 09, Feb 2017
Ferdinand Piech abruptly departed Volkswagen Group nearly two years ago. Now the former VW chairman is looking to settle old scores and has rekindled accusations that top managers knew about falsified emissions tests months before publicly admitting to it.
Nissan used defeat device in Qashqai diesel, South Korean court rulesThu, 09, Feb 2017
A South Korean court ruled against Nissan in an emissions case, siding with the government in its accusations that the automaker had used a so-called defeat device in some diesel variants of its Qashqai SUV. The models were produced at Nissan's UK plant and use 1.6-liter diesels from Renault.
Italian diesel probe omitted key tests for Fiat Chrysler modelsWed, 08, Feb 2017
Fiat Chrysler vehicles were allowed to skip key tests for illegal engine software during Italy's main emissions-cheating investigation following the VW Group scandal, according to the transport ministry's own report.
Fiat Chrysler emissions case referred to French prosecutorsTue, 07, Feb 2017
French investigators have referred Fiat Chrysler for possible prosecution after alleging some of the automaker's diesels produce NOx emissions that are several times higher than regulatory limits. FCA is the the third manufacturer after VW Group and Renault to be referred to French prosecutors.
Luxembourg starts criminal case over VW vehicle emissionsMon, 06, Feb 2017
Luxembourg has started criminal proceedings in response to the VW Group diesel-emissions scandal, saying that regulators had been cheated by car manufacturers. The EU country's infrastructure minister said it was lodging a complaint with prosecutors without naming any of the parties under suspicion.