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The Volkswagen Scandal: The Plot Thickens

September 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

As the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal moves into its second year, the US Justice department is considering how large a criminal fine it can levy against the company without putting it out of business.


Everybody Cheats On Diesel Emissions Tests

September 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Volkswagen has taken its lumps over the past year. Last September, the International Council on Clean Transportation, after independent emissions tests, [&hellip


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.



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