VW suppliers keen to avoid disputes despite price squeezeWed, 19, Oct 2016
Volkswagen suppliers seem keen to avoid more disputes with the company even as they face growing pressure from the automaker to accept price cuts in the wake of its diesel-emissions scandal.
Judge 'inclined' to approve VW emissions settlement with ownersTue, 18, Oct 2016
A federal judge, indicating he's “strongly inclined” to do so, will decide by Oct. 25 whether to approve Volkswagen's $10.03 billion settlement with nearly half a million owners of diesel vehicles that don't meet U.S. emissions laws, or if the plan should be modified.
VW sued by Missouri over diesel emissionsMon, 17, Oct 2016
The state of Missouri sued Volkswagen, becoming the 17th U.S. state to take legal action against the German automaker over diesel emissions violations. Missouri's lawsuit adds to the financial risks for Volkswagen from suits filed by state regulators who are seeking financial penalties in addition to any federal or civil claims the automaker will pay.
Volkswagen diesel scandal under Canadian government scrutinyMon, 17, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Canada is being investigated under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act for importing vehicles with software intended to defeat emissions testing.
VW to pay $175 million to U.S. lawyers suing over emissionsFri, 14, Oct 2016
Volkswagen agreed to pay $175 million to U.S. lawyers suing the German automaker on behalf of 475,000 owners of vehicles that violate U.S. emissions rules, Reuters reported. In August, lawyers sought up to $332.5 million in fees and costs for their work in a $10 billion settlement.
Diesel, manual to be options on Cruze hatchbackMon, 17, Oct 2016
Chevrolet is adding a diesel engine and an optional manual transmission to the just launched Cruze hatchback in a further effort to woo Volkswagen diesel owners affected by VW's emissions scandal.
In Europe, automakers forced back to bigger engines in new emissions eraFri, 14, Oct 2016
Tougher European car-emissions tests being introduced in the wake of the Volkswagen Group scandal are about to bring surprising consequences: bigger engines.
Daimler to rein in investments after EVs prompt surgeWed, 12, Oct 2016
Daimler will scale back investments in plants, equipment and new technology from a peak this year stemming in part from its creation of the EQ electric-car subbrand, amid a push to maintain profitability.
ChargePoint urges judge to revise VW settlementWed, 12, Oct 2016
ChargePoint, the world's largest electric vehicle charging network, has asked a U.S. judge to order changes to Volkswagen AG's $2 billion agreement with the Justice Department to boost zero emission vehicle infrastructure.
Chevy Cruze diesel hatchback may claim highway mpg crownTue, 11, Oct 2016
Chevrolet plans to equip the Cruze diesel with a six-speed manual or nine-speed automatic transmission that could deliver 50 mpg on the highway. The diesel sedan will arrive in early 2017 and the diesel hatchback will be available for the 2018 model year.
GM closes in on VW diesel customersSun, 09, Oct 2016
General Motors powertrain chief Dan Nicholson wants to win over diesel fans who have been disenfranchised by Volkswagen's emissions scandal. As a sign of that push, look for three additions to Chevrolet's diesel lineup next year.
VW relief package: It's somethingMon, 10, Oct 2016
It's hard to tell whether VW's $1.21 billion compensation plan will make dealers whole. But retailers say the compensation represents a much-needed boost as they labor to move beyond the crisis.