German lawmakers call for inquiry into VW compliance chief exitWed, 22, Feb 2017
Lawmakers from Volkswagen's home region called on Wednesday for an inquiry into the sudden departure of the German carmaker's compliance chief last month, saying they were concerned the supervisory board was not overseeing the business effectively.
Germany's Stuttgart will ban some diesel cars from city centerWed, 22, Feb 2017
Stuttgart, home to German automakers Mercedes and Porsche, said it will ban from next year diesel cars which do not meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards from entering the city on days when pollution is heavy.
German court bars discussion of emissions documents in Audi caseWed, 22, Feb 2017
VW brand chief expects challenging year amid cost cutsTue, 21, Feb 2017
Audi fires 4 engineers from diesel divisionMon, 20, Feb 2017
Audi, which has been caught up in parent VW Group's emissions-cheating scandal, has fired four engineers from its diesel division. The dismissed engineers include the automaker's engine development chief and a former head of emissions in the U.S., a report said.
Nissan, BMW, Porsche face fuel economy probes in S. KoreaTue, 14, Feb 2017
South Korea has filed a complaint against Nissan alleging the automaker manipulated the fuel economy test results of its Infiniti Q50. BMW and Porsche are also being investigated. The latest action comes after sales of some Nissan, BMW and Porsche cars were banned because of emissions and noise-level irregularities.
Piech returns to settle old scores in diesel scandalThu, 09, Feb 2017
Ferdinand Piech abruptly departed Volkswagen Group nearly two years ago. Now the former VW chairman is looking to settle old scores and has rekindled accusations that top managers knew about falsified emissions tests months before publicly admitting to it.
Nissan used defeat device in Qashqai diesel, South Korean court rulesThu, 09, Feb 2017
A South Korean court ruled against Nissan in an emissions case, siding with the government in its accusations that the automaker had used a so-called defeat device in some diesel variants of its Qashqai SUV. The models were produced at Nissan's UK plant and use 1.6-liter diesels from Renault.
VW union accuses Diess of undermining cost-cutting dealWed, 08, Feb 2017
VW Group's works council has accused executives including brand chief Herbert Diess of undermining a cost-cutting deal forged late last year. Labor leaders said the managers had breached the November pact by ruling out possible hirings in the first half of 2017 and cutting temporary jobs more quickly and deeply than agreed.
Italian diesel probe omitted key tests for Fiat Chrysler modelsWed, 08, Feb 2017
Fiat Chrysler vehicles were allowed to skip key tests for illegal engine software during Italy's main emissions-cheating investigation following the VW Group scandal, according to the transport ministry's own report.
Clean-air, ride-performance divisions boost TennecoTue, 07, Feb 2017
Tenneco reported higher sales and lower net income for the fourth quarter, mainly because of an after-tax pension charge of $47 million. Net income for the quarter was $40 million, a 41 percent decline from the year-earlier total.
VW of America launches electric vehicle infrastructure unitTue, 07, Feb 2017
Volkswagen Group of America announced a U.S. subsidiary that will manage $2 billion in investments in zero-emission vehicle infrastructure and awareness programs over a decade as part of a court settlement over its excess diesel emissions.