VW will spend up to $140 million paying out Australian owners of cars affected by the Dieselgate scandal.
GM joins five other manufacturers alleged to have used emissions defeat devices in its cars… is #dieselgate bigger than we thought?
Volkswagen has agreed to pay out US$4.3 billion in damages to resolve the case against it in the US over emissions cheating.
A Volkswagen executive, Oliver Schmidt, has been arrested and charged in the US with fraud and conspiracy to conceal VW’s emissions defeat device.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Volkswagen to court over alleged misleading conduct around vehicle emissions.
Volkswagen has announced it will recall 8694 Amaroks as part of the global dieselgate scandal. This follows the recall launched in Europe late last year.
US state attorneys have slammed Volkswagen for withholding documents relating the company’s use of illegal diesel emission-beating software.
VW chairman, Hans Dieter Poesch, has said that VW boffins installed illegal software on its EA189 diesel engines after it couldn’t meet US NOx emissions regulations legally.
The US EPA has issued a second notice of violation of the clean air act against Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche after a defeat device was found on VW Group 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel engines.
Like Lance Armstrong, my Skoda Octavia 103TDI is a cheat. It’s a dirty, poisonous gas belching cheat and it’s all Volkswagen Group’s fault… #dieselgate.
In unsuprising news, reports are that many Audi and Skoda diesel vehicles were also fitted with the emissions test ‘defeat device’. Volkswagen is not just one of the largest manufacturers of vehicles in the world, but also owner of several other marques – Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT and Skoda.
If Volkswagen used defeat devices to pass emissions tests, maybe others did too? or maybe not, as car makers start to deny using special systems…
Porsche CEO Matthias Müller has been announced as the new CEO of the Volkswagen Group in the wake of the #dieselgate scandal.
Volkswagen CEO Dr Martin Winterkorn has resigned over Volkswagen Group’s scandalous emissions cheating in what has become known as #dieselgate.
VW was handed a record $125 million fine over its emissions scandal today but it is already considering an appeal.