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Auto supplier Bosch has rejected lawsuit allegations that it participated in Volkswagen’s decades-long fraud to cover up diesel-engine emissions, calling the claims “wild and unfounded.” Robert Bosch GmbH responded to lawsuits against Volkswagen AG on behalf of U.S. owners of VW diesel cars Monday in a U.S. District Court filing in San Francisco. Attorneys in […]

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Volvo is rolling out a more affordable version of its V60 diesel plug-in hybrid in the European market. The new version –  the V60 D5 Twin Engine – starts in the UK starts at £38,105 (about $51,000). That’s about 24 percent cheaper than the D6, which has been selling for £50,175 (or $67,250). It will […]

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General Motors’ plans to compete with Volkswagen for sales of diesel-powered cars have been offset by a class-action lawsuit over emissions reporting. While the Chevy Cruze Diesel has been targeted for years to challenge VW, GM is in a similar position now on NOx emissions reporting. A class-action lawsuit has been filed in California by […]

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Estimates vary – and some sources may have a conflict of interest – but generally agreed is diesel sales and the number of models are predicted to be very much on the rise. With the advent of “clean diesel” technology, Nissan, Chevrolet and Mazda are among the names to add to a growing U.S. market following […]

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We keep hearing it, and numbers don’t lie: the market for hybrid-electric and alternative fueled vehicles is growing, and in a recent data mining exercise, Ward’s Auto commented on the continued expansion. Most noteworthy perhaps, is from 2011 to 2012 a 64-percent spike in U.S. consumer sales of hybrids took place with sales, according to […]

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