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.
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.
VW seeks dismissal of some U.S. emissions claimsWed, 18, May 2016
VW asked a California judge to dismiss some claims in a suit filed by the U.S. government over diesel vehicles rigged to cheat pollution controls. VW said the U.S. suit lacks facts to support claims that any VW defendants knew about defeat devices in vehicles with 3.0-liter engines.
Nissan denies claims it faked emissions figures in S. KoreaMon, 16, May 2016
Nissan denied South Korean claims that it faked emissions figures in its UK-built Qashqai SUV diesel models. The government's environment ministry said it would fine Nissan $279,920 and order a recall of the 814 new Qashqai vehicles sold in the country so far.
VW, U.S. dealers to hold talks on financial relief over emissions violationsWed, 11, May 2016
Volkswagen agreed to begin talks with U.S. VW dealers seeking compensation for financial damages caused by the company's diesel emissions violations. The form and amount of the settlement package sought by a dealer committee is unclear, though dealers will likely be asked to waive scandal-related legal claims against the automaker in exchange for a payout.
Audi CEO sees new models driving sales despite tough conditionsThu, 12, May 2016
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler said he expects new models to push the automaker's sales to a new record this year despite "extremely challenging" business conditions.
Ford cleans up the diesel engine in EuropeFri, 06, May 2016
Ford has joined VW and PSA in switching to a technology said to be more effective in cleaning harmful emissions from diesel engines.
VW said to be near fix for 3.0-liter Audi, Porsche dieselsTue, 10, May 2016
Volkswagen AG is closing in on a fix for 3.0-liter diesel-powered vehicles in the U.S. that would resolve part of its emissions-cheating scandal and reduce the risk of an expensive buyback program, people familiar with the matter said.
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.