Browsing the "Diesel" Category

EPA Accuses Chrysler Of Diesel Emissions Cheating

January 13th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The EPA accuses Chrysler of using software to shut down pollution controls on its diesel engines, allowing them to emit higher than permitted levels of ntirous oxides. Chrysler vehemently denies the allegations.


Help Volkswagen Spend $2 Billion On Electric Car Infrastructure

December 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Volkswagen has created a new website entitled Electrify America where people and institutions can make suggestions about how the first $400,000 it is required to invest in electric car infrastructure as part of the diesel cheating settlement reached with state and federal officials. The comment section closes January 16.


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, theĀ 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.



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