You thought cars were big polluters?Mon, 30, May 2016
Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal may be bad, but the pollution from diesel automobiles is a breath of fresh mountain air compared with what spews out of the smokestacks of some huge cruise ships.
VW has lost a lot more than moneyMon, 30, May 2016
It's hard to measure exactly how much Volkswagen's enormous diesel emissions cheating will cost the company. Volkswagen has put the 2015 financial toll at about $18 billion. The real damage to VW is just starting.
Auto industry must earn trust for its own sakeMon, 30, May 2016
The auto industry faces skepticism and distrust from regulators and the public on safety, fuel economy and emissions standards. It must work to reverse this alarming trend.
VW argues penalties sought by U.S. over diesel scandal are excessiveWed, 25, May 2016
Volkswagen argued in a court filing that fines sought by the U.S. government to penalize the company for rigging diesel vehicles to cheat emissions tests are excessive.
VW, U.S. make 'substantial progress' toward settlement, judge saysTue, 24, May 2016
Volkswagen and lawyers for owners and the U.S. government have made "substantial progress" toward reaching a final agreement by late June, a federal judge said today.
Germany to retest 30 cars showing 'inexplicably high' CO2 levelsTue, 24, May 2016
A German government committee has asked for further tests on 30 cars it says have "inexplicably high" CO2 emissions. The results came to light after officials tested cars from most major brands for 'defeat' devices.
Investor groups call for new probe of VW scandalMon, 23, May 2016
Three investor groups called for a new, independent investigation into Volkswagen's emissions test-rigging scandal, saying the inquiries launched by the German carmaker so far may not be far-reaching or transparent enough.
Fiat Chrysler shares fall on report of German sales ban threatMon, 23, May 2016
Shares in Fiat Chrysler fell 5.1 percent after Germany's Bild newspaper reported that the automaker could be prohibited from selling cars in Germany if evidence of disregard of emissions rules was found.
VW board tried to dilute Lower Saxony influence, report saysMon, 23, May 2016
A power struggle erupted on VW's supervisory board after the owning Porsche and Piech families joined representatives from Qatar in an attempt to dilute the voting power of Lower Saxony, German magazine Der Spiegel said.
Mitsubishi’s reversal of fortuneSun, 22, May 2016
The resignation of Mitsubishi President Tetsuro Aikawa was the opposite result of the optimistic scenario that surrounded his rise just two years ago.
Fiat backed by Italy in snub of Germany over emissions probeFri, 20, May 2016
German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt criticized Fiat for not showing up for a meeting to discuss emissions irregularities in its diesel vehicles. However, Fiat won the backing of Italian authorities.
Germany raises doubts about Opel's emissions deviceWed, 18, May 2016
Germany raised doubts about the legality of devices General Motors' Opel subsidiary used to monitor emissions, raising the possibility that the brand's engine software breaches the country's regulations.