With the launch of the 61MPG, 129 HP, 1.9L Bluetec 4 cyl. Golf MK7.5, Volkswagen Launches its First New Diesel Since Dieselgate.
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The South Korea government is Seeking to press Criminal Prosecution Against VW Executives who knowingly participated in the emissions scandal!
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.
Volkswagen has reported sales for November declined substantially, with sale of the Jetta down 23% and sales of its Passat down 60%.
Volkswagen’s ongoing diesel emissions drama could take a new twist: as it happens, that emissions cheat might be perfectly legal!
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!
In a bid to buy back trust from US diesel buyers, Volkswagen is offering a $500 Visa gift card to qualifying 2.0 TDi owners.
VW has issued a recall for more than 8.5 million of its emissions-cheating diesel cars in the EU, with rumors that the company will buy back US cars.
What happens to performance and fuel economy when you “fix” a Volkswagen diesel that can’t pass emissions? As this video shows: it ain’t good.
Volkswagen will pay current VW owners and lessees $2,000 in customer loyalty cash to buy a new VW as news spreads that no new diesel cars are coming.
How much will it cost Volkswagen to fix the damage from Dieselgate, its massive diesel emissions cheating scandal? The answer may vary by country.
Very quietly and without fanfare, Volkswagen has removed the diesel engine option for almost all of its vehicles from its US website. What can it mean?
VW announced that 11 million TDi models had been fitted with its emissions test cheating device. Now, we can add 2 million Audi cars to the scandal.
People who bought VW diesels in 2009 were eligible for a $1300 green car tax credit, only the cars aren’t green, and VW could be in trouble with the IRS.
That $18 Billion fine? That was calculated from 482,000 cars that cheated EPA tests. That number just shot up to more than 11 million cars!
VW CEO Martink Winterkorn has issued a public apology for manipulating EPA test results- a move which has already cost the company billions of dollars!
German automaker VW has admitted to cheating EPA emission tests. TDi models pollute up to 40% more than advertised, and they could face an $18 billion fine.
Volkswagen has revealed a new 268 horsepower version of its 2.0 liter TDI engine, using an electric turbocharger to make it the most powerful TDI yet.
A hotter R version of the Volkswagen Golf GTD could be in the works, if engineers can figure out how to overcome the turbodiesel engine’s heavy weight.
The next-generation Volkswagen Phaeton will offer several drivetrain options that include diesel and plug-in hybrid options making 400+ horsepower.