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States Sue Volkswagen: Now It’s Personal

July 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

New York, Massachusetts, and Maryland have filed suit in state courts seeking damages for illegal Volkswagen diesel emissions. The suits name names and tell who knew about the software cheating and when.


CARB Rejects Volkswagen Plan To Fix V-6 Diesels

July 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

CARB has rejected a plan by Volkswagen to fix non-conforming V-6 diesel engines in cars sold in California. The company is still a long way from resolving its diesel emissions cheating scandal.


Volkswagen Poised To Abandon Diesel Engines Entirely

June 21st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Volkswagen may be preparing to abandon diesel engines entirely as it plans how to meet future emissions standards. German authorities have also announced a probe of all members of the Volkswagen board over suspected stock manipulation.


BMW: 6 Cylinders, 4 Turbos, No Waiting.

May 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

BMW will offer its largest car, the 7 Series sedan, with a 4 turbo diesel engine starting in June. The car is more powerful but uses less fuel than the current car.


Koch Brothers Want To Kill The Electric Car – Again

February 20th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The Koch Brothers are not happy that anyone but them should get government subsidies and they want to put a stop to it - just as long as it doesn't endanger the billions in government subsidies that benefit them.


Diesel Dilemma Defies Description In Deutschland

February 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The European parliament has passed a new law approving real world emissions testing of diesel powered vehicles. It allows manufacturers to exceed the prescribed limit for nitrous oxide emissions by a factor of two.



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