VW emissions-rigging claims reach back furtherWed, 20, Jul 2016
VW's emissions rigging dates back to 1999 when Audi engineers developed software to cheat emissions tests, U.S. lawsuits allege. Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn and other top company executives developed six generations of defeat devices, the lawsuits allege. Winterkorn's successor, Matthias Mueller, was "in the loop," according to New York's top lawyer.
VW escapes cheating fines in Germany as payout pressure mountsWed, 06, Jul 2016
Volkswagen AG is set to escape fines from the German Transport Ministry after cheating on emissions tests for years, despite growing public ire over the lack of compensation for European owners of tainted vehicles.
VW says U.S. diesel settlement won't be replicated in EuropeSun, 03, Jul 2016
Volkswagen's CEO rejected calls for the company to compensate customers in Europe over diesel emissions violations along the lines of its $15 billion deal in the U.S., telling a German newspaper a similar settlement would be inappropriate and unaffordable.