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.
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.
March 25th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A judge in San Francisco this week gave the EPA and Volkswagen one more month to come up with a an agreement to settle diesel cheating scandal plaguing the German manufacturer.
February 23rd, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
A new lawsuit brought against Mercedes-Benz states that the company’s existing diesel engines pollute up to 65x the legal amount when it’s cold out
February 19th, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
Despite the trouble other manufacturers are having with diesel emissions, Mercedes is ready to double down on the tech with a 3 billion dollar investment
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.
January 2nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Environmental groups have sent a letter to CARB urging the Volkswagen be punished to the full extent of the law for selling diesel powered cars it knew did not conform to state emissions regulations.
December 28th, 2015 | by Jo Borrás
Despite our well-documented love for Mazda and its SkyActiv diesel racers, neither the SkyActiv Mazda 6 or the much-hyped SkyActiv [&hellip
December 12th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
Volkswagen chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch says that the diesel emissions cheating scandal was caused by a few engineers who couldn't meet a company deadline.
December 3rd, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
Volkswagen has reported sales for November declined substantially, with sale of the Jetta down 23% and sales of its Passat down 60%
November 24th, 2015 | by Jo Borrás
The 1.6 liter diesel engine found in many European Renault-Nissan vehicles has been caught cheating emissions tests, with nox emissions 25x the limit!
November 13th, 2015 | by Jo Borrás
Volkswagen's ongoing diesel emissions drama could take a new twist: as it happens, that emissions cheat might be perfectly legal!
November 11th, 2015 | by Jo Borrás
Things just keep getting worse and worse for Volkswagen- and now the company has admitted to cheating EPA emissions tests with its V6 diesels, as well!