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Details on exactly how Volkswagen will pay back customers and the U.S. government over its diesel emissions scandal have been finalized. To settle with owners, Volkswagen has put together a pool of $10.033 billion to cover the cost of buybacks, emissions fixes and cash settlements. The brand has also agreed to pay the US government […]

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Volkswagen Group is sorry about the emissions cheating it foisted on 11 million car buyers the last seven years or more. It’s so sorry in fact that it says it will introduce on average three battery electric vehicles annually for the next 10 years. Better than bread and circuses for plug-in fans, these 30 all-new […]

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In a bid to make more relevant electric cars, Volkswagen is contemplating a new modular chassis architecture that could save cost and time in developing purpose-built EVs. Called “MEB,” the battery in-flat-floor architecture could serve as the underpinnings of a new all-electric Phaeton by 2020, but VW engineers say more is possible. The BUDD-e concept […]

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Mercedes, Audi, Opel, Volkswagen and Porsche have announced a recall action that will see 630,000 vehicles brought in to fix their emissions management software. The German government found the emissions discrepancies after a broad range of tests were ordered following the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal. While many vehicles were found to be polluting too much, […]

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A framework deal to buy back nearly half a million 2.0-liter diesel vehicles equipped with cheating devices has been reached between Volkswagen AG and U.S. officials. According to Reuters, this settlement still in process of the so-called Dieselgate scandal revealed last September would include TDI versions of the VW Jetta, Golf, and Audi A3. Not […]

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Volkswagen AG is being sued by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for falsely advertising its diesel engines as clean when they were actually spewing excess pollution into the atmosphere. The suit was filed at the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, claiming that “billions of dollars” in injuries have been the result of this […]

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The Volkswagen Group is turning to Audi to lead the development of its fuel cell vehicles. This is part of an effort by VW Group to make Audi as well-known for innovation as it is for luxury or sportiness. Audi’s h-tron quattro concept, unveiled at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this […]

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Volkswagen has plans to cut up to 3,000 office jobs by the end 2017 to help offset the cost of the diesel emissions scandal. This information comes from an unnamed source within the company though no other details were offered on the job cuts. A VW spokesman did comment to Automotive News, saying that “the […]

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Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal continues to get worse. VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller knows that the scandal is only set to cost the brand more money and said that it will keep VW busy “for a long time.” Job cuts in the U.S. and in Europe will depend directly on how large the fines are […]

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Volkswagen was reminded about its massive dieselgate scandal in the funniest way possible during its 2016 Geneva Motor Show press conference. As Volkswagen board member Jurgen Stackmann took to the stage to introduce the German automaker’s new up! subcompact, a protester went on stage dressed as a Volkswagen mechanic, carrying a defeat device prop box […]

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