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The Volkswagen dieselgate scandal is going beyond just affecting the public’s perception of the automaker. In a recent survey conducted by Autolist, it has been revealed that public trust in the automotive industry has dropped 12 percent as a result of Volkswagen admitting that it cheated on EPA diesel emissions tests. A total of 2,387 […]

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Volkswagen Microbus fans rejoice! The BUDD-e concept is reportedly heading to production. CAR reports that the all-electric BUDD-e concept that debuted at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will be produced on Volkswagen’s upcoming MEB modular electric platform. Speaking to the publication, Volkswagen head of electronic development and the driving force behind the BUDD-e concept, […]

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In light of its massive diesel scandal, Volkswagen is pushing its efforts towards electrifying vehicles. During Volkswagen’s New Year’s reception in Brussels, CEO Matthias Müller confirmed the German automaker will “introduce about 20 additional models with electrical or plug-in hybrid drive trains by 2020.” Müller also emphasized the necessity for industrial companies and policymakers to […]

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VW CEO Matthias Mueller has gone on the record saying that the German automaker didn’t lie to EPA regulators regarding the diesel emissions scandal. In an interview with NPR, Mueller deflected the idea of lying to EPA regulators by stating that it was a misunderstanding of U.S. law. “We didn’t lie,” said Mueller. “We didn’t […]

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Volkswagen has two really iconic cars: the Beetle and the Microbus. While the Beetle is still sold to this day, we were all waiting to hear more about another Microbus. And this electric van really reignites that hippie dream. It’s hard to mistake this BUDD-e concept for anything but a new generation of VW’s iconic […]

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The U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil lawsuit against Volkswagen for its diesel scandal. The government is alleging that Volkswagen violated the Clean Air Act by installing illegal devices that impaired emission control systems in nearly 600,000 vehicles. The allegations in the lawsuit could result in billions of dollars in fines with the Justice […]

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Volkswagen has announced that authorities have approved its proposed fix for about 8.5 million diesel engines in Europe. Approval by Germany’s KBA motor transport authority has been granted and will extend across the European Union’s 28 national markets. The fixes apply to the 1.2, 1.6 and 2.0-liter diesel engines, which will all receive a software […]

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Volkswagen has teased what is presumably the Microbus concept bound to debut at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Rumors of the all-electric Microbus concept debuting early next year have been ongoing for the past couple of months and now the German automaker has basically confirmed it’s coming. The teaser image shows a concept under […]

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This January at the Consumer Electronics Show, Volkswagen’s new chairman will offer a keynote address announcing VW’s “new era in electric mobility” along with a new all-electric concept car. As the automaker grapples with a diesel emissions scandal that broke in September, Dr. Herbert Diess, chairman, board of management, Volkswagen Passenger Cars has already said […]

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Since the September Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal, mass-market diesel car sales are about nil, and what was a quiet din of selling activity at best of times is now nearly silent. Last month excluding diesel pickups and trucks, the 2,798 total sales of 28 U.S. market diesel passenger vehicles did not outnumber an estimated 3,100 […]

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