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Certain Audi models with gasoline engines have been named in a class-action lawsuit over emissions cheating. Automotive litigation firm Hagens Berman has filed the first class-action lawsuit against the German automaker over charges that the automaker illegally installed an emission-cheating device in 3.0-liter gasoline cars. Models names in the suit include the Audi A6, Audi […]

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Despite intensive scrutiny over the diesel emissions-cheating scandal, Volkswagen AG took the top-selling global automaker spot away from Toyota Motor Corp. in the first six months of this year. Volkswagen said on Wednesday it delivered 5.116 million vehicles in that time period, a 1.5-percent rise over the first half of 2015. Toyota announced that its […]

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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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Volkswagen Group will be introducing more than “30 new pure electric vehicles” by 2025 while establishing a mobility solutions unit. As the embattled automaker seeks to emerge from the diesel emissions-cheating scandal, CEO Matthias Mueller projects the more than 30 EVs are expected to account for up to one-quarter of its sales – two to […]

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Volkswagen Group says it will have to sell about one million battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles per year by 2025 to meet tough carbon dioxide emissions standards in major markets around the world. That one million vehicle figure comes from a forecast VW has made on regions of the world enacting more requirements, […]

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Automotive analysts think that Germany may be increasing electric vehicle incentives to create a large EV market and to move beyond Volkswagen’s ‘Dieselgate’ scandal. Frost & Sullivan analysts say that German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s agreement last week to invest 1.2 billion euros ($1.4 billion) of taxpayers’ money into promoting EVs is connected to the VW […]

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Fiat may be added to the list of automakers the German government is investigating for possible false reporting on diesel emissions. German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported that German regulators are investigating the emissions of a Fiat model equipped with a diesel engine. That investigation is based on suspicion that Fiat may be evading emissions […]

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The fallout from the Volkswagen Group’s diesel scandal continues. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg has stepped down as member of the board of management for technical development at Audi after serving 30 years with the company. Hackenberg began his career at the Institute for Motor Transport in 1978 after graduating in mechanical engineering at Aachen RWTH University. […]

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Volkswagen has announced that its massive recall for cars fit with emissions cheating software will begin in January. German authorities still need to approve the company’s plan to fix the cars which will be presented to them on Wednesday. A software fix will be sufficient for many of the vehicles, though some will require new […]

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