16 Sep 2019

Volkswagen reaches settlement over Dieselgate in Australia

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VW will spend up to $140 million paying out Australian owners of cars affected by the Dieselgate scandal.

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26 May 2017

GM owners jump on dieselgate bandwagon

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GM joins five other manufacturers alleged to have used emissions defeat devices in its cars… is #dieselgate bigger than we thought?

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12 Jan 2017

Volkswagen agrees to US$4.3 billion settlement over #dieselgate

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Volkswagen has agreed to pay out US$4.3 billion in damages to resolve the case against it in the US over emissions cheating.

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Oliver Schmidt, former General Manager, Engineering and Environmental Office, Volkswagen Group of America
10 Jan 2017

Volkswagen executive arrested and charged with fraud over #Dieselgate in the US

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A Volkswagen executive, Oliver Schmidt, has been arrested and charged in the US with fraud and conspiracy to conceal VW’s emissions defeat device.

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How does the Volkswagen defeat device work
02 Sep 2016

The ACCC launches proceedings against Volkswagen over #dieselgate

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Volkswagen to court over alleged misleading conduct around vehicle emissions.

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29 Feb 2016

Volkswagen Amarok first in VW dieselgate recall in Australia

8 years ago 0 0

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.

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How does the Volkswagen defeat device work
10 Jan 2016

Volkswagen slammed for withholding documents relating to dieselgate

9 years ago 0 0

US state attorneys have slammed Volkswagen for withholding documents relating the company’s use of illegal diesel emission-beating software.

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How does the Volkswagen defeat device work
12 Dec 2015

VW says trying to meet “impossible” US NOx emissions is to blame for #dieselgate

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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.

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How does the Volkswagen defeat device work
03 Nov 2015

#dieselgate engulfs more Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche cars

9 years ago 0 0

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.

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My Octavia is an emissions cheat
13 Oct 2015

My Skoda Octavia 103TDI is a #dieselgate emissions cheat UPDATED

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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.

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How does the Volkswagen defeat device work
29 Sep 2015

VW’s Dieselgate expands to include Audi, Skoda

9 years ago 0 0

In unsuprising news, reports are that many Audi and Skoda diesel vehicles were also fitted with the emissions test ‘defeat […]

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How does the Volkswagen defeat device work
28 Sep 2015

Carmakers begin to distance themselves from #dieselgate

9 years ago 0 0

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…

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Porsche CEO Matthias Müller
26 Sep 2015

Porsche CEO Matthias Müller takes over at VW as #dieselgate toll rises to 5million cars

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Porsche CEO Matthias Müller has been announced as the new CEO of the Volkswagen Group in the wake of the #dieselgate scandal.

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VW CEO Dr Martin Winterkorn resigns
24 Sep 2015

Volkswagen CEO Dr Martin Winterkorn resigns over #dieselgate

9 years ago 0 0

Volkswagen CEO Dr Martin Winterkorn has resigned over Volkswagen Group’s scandalous emissions cheating in what has become known as #dieselgate.

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09 Jun 2020

Dyson opens up: “It was a difficult decision to stop”

4 years ago 2 0

Dyson aborted its electric car project after spending $1 billion on development costs, including producing a drivable prototype. Now, James […]

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