Judge 'inclined' to approve VW emissions settlement with ownersTue, 18, Oct 2016
A federal judge, indicating he's “strongly inclined” to do so, will decide by Oct. 25 whether to approve Volkswagen's $10.03 billion settlement with nearly half a million owners of diesel vehicles that don't meet U.S. emissions laws, or if the plan should be modified.
Volkswagen diesel scandal under Canadian government scrutinyMon, 17, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Canada is being investigated under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act for importing vehicles with software intended to defeat emissions testing.
Chevy Cruze diesel hatchback may claim highway mpg crownTue, 11, Oct 2016
Chevrolet plans to equip the Cruze diesel with a six-speed manual or nine-speed automatic transmission that could deliver 50 mpg on the highway. The diesel sedan will arrive in early 2017 and the diesel hatchback will be available for the 2018 model year.
VW names new crossover 'Atlas'Thu, 06, Oct 2016
Volkswagen has given the name “Atlas” to the new midsize crossover that will shoulder the burden of reviving the brand's fortunes in the U.S., according to Automobilwoche, the German-language affiliate of Automotive News.
Part Apple store fixture, part 'Tron' Light Cycle: What people think of VW I.D.Tue, 04, Oct 2016
VW’s I.D. concept previews an electric vehicle to arrive in 2020 with a range of 250 to 370 miles and a price like a Golf diesel. With VW Group aiming to launch 30 EVs by 2025, the I.D. concept figures to be an important cog in reaching that goal. Here’s what people are saying about the I.D.
The next wave of electric vehiclesMon, 03, Oct 2016
Automakers learned the pool of green consumers who would tolerate low ranges and high prices was limited. Now they're bringing out a batch of EVs that are more consumer-friendly.
Execs expect smaller role for diesel in EuropeSun, 02, Oct 2016
Senior auto executives they expect the role of diesel engines in Europe to wane in the coming years amid government scrutiny and rising costs to comply with toughening regulations.
Paris: City of highlights and lowlightsSun, 02, Oct 2016
Reporter David Undercoffler takes a look at the highlights (and lowlights) of the Paris Auto Show.
VW concept EV targets range/price sweet spotMon, 03, Oct 2016
Volkswagen's I.D. concept car previews an electric vehicle due to arrive in 2020 that will have a 250-370 mile range and will be priced like a Golf diesel.
VW weighs more models to 'strike back' in U.S.Wed, 28, Sep 2016
Volkswagen is mulling new models to bolster its car-heavy U.S. lineup as it charts a U.S. recovery plan, its global brand chief says. VW brand chairman Herbert Diess didn't offer details on the models under study, but hinted strongly that VW is more likely to add more SUVs and crossovers than sedans.
VW hopeful for emissions deal with U.S. by year end, Mueller saysWed, 28, Sep 2016
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller said Wednesday he is hopeful the company can reach agreement by the end of the year with the U.S. government on the size of a fine to settle a criminal investigation of the company's alleged violations of U.S. clean air laws.
VW targets a Beetle for the electric-car eraWed, 28, Sep 2016
VW is laying out a bold plan to bring EVs to the masses with dozens of new models and unprecedented driving ranges, challenging other carmakers to keep pace a year after an emissions scandal rocked the company. The process will get a boost at the Paris auto show this week when the company unveils a battery-powered hatchback concept car, the I.D.