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Volkswagen has released a settlement update for 83,000 Audi, Porsche, and VW vehicles with TDI engines. And methinks owners are going to be Scrooge McDuck levels of happy. … continue reading
A judge has given VW's diesel settlement preliminary approval, which means owners of 2-liter diesel Volkswagen and Audi vehicles are one step closer to the end of this mess.
"Judge Charles Breyer already gave preliminary approval to … continue reading
Volkswagen Group still doesn't have an approved fix from the EPA and the company just agreed to send $175 million to lawyers representing diesel owners in the US. In other words, the company is in financial trouble and that means some belt … continue reading
The Green Mountain State is seeing red.
"Vermont has turned down Volkswagen's U.S. emissions cheating settlement offer and opted to sue Audi, Porsche and VW for showing a "blatant disregard" for the protection of the state’ … continue reading
A German newspaper says Volkswagen has been cheating again. This time using unapproved software on its 3-liter diesels. Oh, wünderbar.
"The programs are allegedly used to shut off nitrogen oxide emissions controls after 22 minutes, ab … continue reading
Hey emission-wagön owners, VW has setup a special website just for you. From CarComplaints.com
"Volkswagen says owners will eventually be able to learn more about the settlement terms and determine how much compensation is available … continue reading
The EPA and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have rejected Volkswagen's plan to fix the 500,000 diesel vehicles that contain defeat devices. They also don't buy that VW didn't lie, like the CEO insists.
"“They [Volkswagen] c … continue reading
More VW and Audi emissions recalls will be needed now that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has hit the company with a second notice of Clean Air violations. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, no seriously --- what the heck … continue reading
Speaking in front of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee, VW USA CEO, Michael Horn, didn't have much good news to share.
"Horn said he believes each vehicle will require 5 to 10 hours of work to bring the cars leg … continue reading
Volkswagen, parent company of Audi, has been caught cheating EPA rules by a team of researchers. The company used a "defeat device" to get around EPA emissions standards for air pollution.
"The EPA says the "defeat dev … continue reading
Federal investigators couldn't figure out why perfectly good fuel pumps were failing in some Volkswagen (and Audi) vehicles. The investigation lasted 4 years and had VW's full cooperation.
The pumps seemed fine and even came with built-in m … continue reading