Browsing the "Volkswagen" Tag

Volkswagen Will Debut New Electric Car In Paris

August 26th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Autocar says Volkswagen will unveil a nearly production ready new electric car at the Paris auto show in September. It will have 225 miles of range, recharge in 15 minutes, and sell for less than a conventional car with an internal combustion engine. Does that sound too good to be true?


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.


Volkswagen Plans $11 Billion Battery Factory

May 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Sources in Germany say Volkswagen is considering investing $11 billion into a battery manufacturing facility. It wants to remain independent of traditional battery companies as it builds more electric and plug-in hybrid cars.



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