Some Volkswagen TDI owners are trying to stick it to the company by stripping their cars before the company buys them back. A federal judge has warned that doing so could have consequences.
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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.
Volkswagen says it may have 25,000 fewer workers 10 years from now, primarily because electric motors require far fewer people to make than internal combustion engines do.
Volkswagen has taken its lumps over the past year. Last September, the International Council on Clean Transportation, after independent emissions tests, was the first to claim Volkswagen diesel emissions — especially NOx — were many times greater than advertised. Instead of being the prince of clean diesel technology, it became the dark knight of dirty diesel […]
Volkswagen chief Herbert Diess told the press this week that his company sees the US market as critical to its future success.
Experts predict several of Europe’s largest manufacturers will be unable to meet new EU emissions standards and will face large fines as a result.
German shareholders have filed suit against Volkswagen have filed suit against the company, claiming in violated German securities law by not notifying them about the diesel cheating scandal in a timely fashion.
The EPA may be ready to encourage Volkswagen to invest in making electric cars in the US according to a report from Reuters, quoting a German news source.
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.
Volkswagen chief engineer Ulrich Hackenberg has left the company suddenly with no prior notice. Is his departure related to the diesel emissions scandal?