VW whips up miracle view of U.S.Sun, 01, May 2016
The U.S. may be ground zero for Volkswagen's diesel scandal, but company executives proclaimed it the most important source of long-term growth for VW and said they are at work on a new brand strategy for the region.
Daimler appoints Deloitte to aid diesel engine probeFri, 29, Apr 2016
Daimler appointed investigators from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to help gather documents and e-mails on its diesel-engine emissions as part of a probe requested by the U.S. Department of Justice.
How Audi will move forward from scandalMon, 02, May 2016
In an interview, Stefan Knirsch, Audi's head of development, discusses the changes Audi has made in the aftermath of Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions-cheating scandal and his views on the future of diesels, e-motors and autonomous cars.
VW presentation described how to cheat emissions tests, report saysWed, 27, Apr 2016
A Volkswagen PowerPoint presentation from 2006 described “in detail” how the German automaker could cheat on stringent U.S. emissions tests, the New York Times reported today.
Bosch CEO: We did not say that Fiat is using defeat devicesWed, 27, Apr 2016
Bosch did not say that Fiat is using an illegal defeat device, the supplier's CEO, Volkmar Denner, said today. "At no point in time did Bosch communicate that Fiat is using a non-authorized defeat device."
VW has not fixed a single diesel car in U.K., minister saysTue, 26, Apr 2016
Volkswagen has not fixed any of the 1.2 million cars in the U.K. affected by its diesel-emissions scandal, the British transport minister said, despite the company having said it had begun software modifications to some models.
German automakers to recall 630,000 diesel cars to fix emissionsFri, 22, Apr 2016
Volkswagen, Opel, Audi, Mercedes and Porsche will recall 630,000 vehicles to fix diesel emissions management software, a German government official said, widening a clampdown on air pollution in the wake of the VW scandal.
VW's European customers frustrated as automaker reaches U.S. diesel dealFri, 22, Apr 2016
Lawyers say VW owners in Europe deserve a similar deal to a U.S. agreement that includes buybacks, fixes and "substantial" compensation for cars fitted with emissions-cheating software. About 8.5 million of 11 million VW Group cars equipped with rigged engines were sold in Europe.
Legal hurdles remain for VW in U.S. despite emissions dealFri, 22, Apr 2016
VW still faces further fights on several fronts in the U.S. despite reaching an agreement to resolve consumers' and regulators' claims over diesel vehicles fitted with cheat software. A criminal investigation remains ongoing, and a multi-state probe into consumer and environmental violations will continue.
VW and U.S. government reach agreement in principle to settle diesel violationsThu, 21, Apr 2016
Volkswagen Group reached an agreement in principle with U.S. authorities to address the roughly 482,000 2.0-liter diesel VW and Audi vehicles with software designed to mask excess emissions in lab tests.
VW expected to offer to buy back nearly 500,000 U.S. diesel vehiclesWed, 20, Apr 2016
Volkswagen AG and U.S. officials have reached a framework deal under which the automaker would offer to buy back almost 500,000 diesel cars that used sophisticated software to evade U.S. emissions rules, two people briefed on the matter said.
VW fooled state DMVs too, prompting calls for tougher air testsWed, 20, Apr 2016
Each year, millions of American motorists trudge to state inspection stations to make sure their vehicles aren't violating pollution limits. At least, that's what they think they're doing. As the emissions-cheating scandal involving Volkswagen demonstrates, the tests may not be all they are cracked up to be.