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's dirty diesels won't meet U.S. air standards even after recallTue, 19, Jul 2016
VW Group's $15.3 billion U.S. settlement for cheating on emissions tests fell short in one key respect: even after the cars are recalled and repaired they won't be fully compliant with clean-air laws.
VW won't get leniency in German criminal case, prosecutors sayMon, 11, Jul 2016
German prosecutors will grant Volkswagen no mitigation for a record vehicle emissions settlement it faces in the U.S. and want VW to pay them a separate fine, a spokesman said.
VW's diesel fix for Audi Q5 makes NOx worse, consumer group saysFri, 08, Jul 2016
VW Group's technical fix for the Audi Q5, one of the vehicles involved in its diesel-emissions cheating scandal, did not reduce harmful pollution in a new test, a European consumer group said. The organization claims NOx emissions were 25 percent higher after the removal of illegal software in the SUV.
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.