U.S. said to ponder what size diesel penalty VW can withstandTue, 27, Sep 2016
The U.S. Justice Department is assessing how big a criminal fine it can extract from Volkswagen over emissions-cheating without putting the German carmaker out of business, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
The car-emissions sleuth who's costing Fiat Chrysler $5 billionTue, 27, Sep 2016
As head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s air-quality and transportation office, Chris Grundler holds as much sway as any single human over how global automakers allocate more than $100 billion in r&d money each year. Sometimes they chafe.
U.S. official says inadequate EU emissions testing was widely knownTue, 27, Sep 2016
Europe's car-emissions tests have been seen as inadequate for decades, a top U.S. regulator told EU lawmakers. Much stronger enforcement will be needed to stop cheating by automakers such as Volkswagen Group, the European parliament was told.
Chevy Bolt EV to carry EPA-certified range of 238 miles, GM saysTue, 13, Sep 2016
The Chevrolet Bolt has been certified by the EPA to go 238 miles on a single charge, making it the first electric vehicle to be sold in the U.S. with a range of more than 200 miles and a starting price of less than $40,000. GM says 238 miles will meet the average consumer's daily driving needs “with plenty of range to spare.”
Did emissions cheating fuel VW power struggle?Mon, 05, Sep 2016
German newspaper Bild reported that Piech tried unsuccessfully to query ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn about the emissions issue a month before the two had a public falling out.