Showing posts in the category of Diesel

Daimler Employees Being Investigated Over Diesel Cheats

A number of Daimler employees are allegedly being investigated by German prosecutors over diesel-manipulation allegations.
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Opel Cleared Of Emissions Wrongdoings By French Investigators

French consumer fraud watchdog DGCCRF has officially closed its diesel-emissions cheating investigation into Opel, stating that no further ...
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VW Boss Says Firm Is Back On Track And Open To FCA Merger Talks

Volkswagen Group chief executive Matthias Muller believes the German automaker is back on track in the wake of 2015’s dieselgate scandal. ...
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Volvo Boss Says Diesel Engines May Die After 2020

As hybrid and electric vehicles become more common, it seems increasingly obvious that diesel engines will soon go the way of the dodo.
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New Audi SQ7 Gets The Works From ABT With 520 Horses

After announcing a new power upgrade for the latest Audi SQ7 in December last year, VW Group tuning specialist ABT has released a matching...
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U.S. VW Executive Could Face 169 Years In Prison For Dieselgate Role

Former U.S. Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt will face trial on April 18 in Detroit for his involvement in the German company’s diesel e...
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FCA Warns Investors It Could Face Billions In Fines Over Diesel Emissions Cheats

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has told its shareholders that it may face fines of up to $4.6 billion if federal regulators determine that the c...
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Audi Fires Four Senior Engineers Implicated In Dieselgate

Four senior engineers have been fired by Audi a matter of days after the German brand told a court it can’t yet assign responsibility for i...
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Heavily Polluting Vehicles To Be Hit With 'T-Charge' In London

In an attempt to dissuade drivers from using older and heavily polluting vehicles, London’s mayor has introduced a new T-charge that will a...
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Judge Says Lawsuit Over Chevy Cruze Diesel's Emissions Cheating Will Proceed

Part of a lawsuit alleging that Chevrolet cheated emissions testing for the Cruze Diesel will go ahead.
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VW Agrees To Fix Or Buy Back Another 78k Diesel Vehicles In US

The bills keep piling up in Wolfsburg over the ongoing saga of the diesel emissions scandal. Now Volkswagen can add another $1.4 billion to...
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2017 Chevy Cruze Diesel Becomes Most Fuel-Efficient Non-Hybrid/EV In The US

Chevrolet is announcing that their 2017 Cruze Sedan is officially good for an EPA-estimated highway mileage of 52 mpg (4.52 l/100 km).
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Ex-VW Boss Ferdinand Piech Refuses To Testify In German Emissions Probe

Ferdinand Piech, ex-Volkswagen Chairman and predecessor of Martin Winterkorn, refused to testify to German authorities investigating the po...
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BMW 1M Coupe Takes On X6 M50d From Rolling Start

While the BMW X6 M50d is an amazing car in its own right, the 1M Coupe has just about reached iconic levels with BMW M fans and car enthus...
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Nissan Guilty Of Using Defeat Device In Qashqai, S.Korean Court Rules

A South Korean court ruled against Nissan in an emissions case, finding the Japanese car maker guilty of using a ‘defeat device’ on Qashqai...
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VW Hits Out At Former Chairman For Claiming It Knew About Emissions Cheating

Volkswagen has hit out at former chairman Ferdinand Piech after he claimed to have informed VW board members about diesel emissions cheati...
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VW Launches Electric Vehicle Subsidiary As Part Of Dieselgate Punishment

Volkswagen’s U.S. division has announced a subsidiary to manage $2 billion in investments in zero emission vehicles as part of a court sett...
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Italian Diesel Probe Allowed FCA To Skip Key Emissions Tests

A report from Italy ’s transport ministry has revealed that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was permitted to skip a number of key tests as part o...
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UK Motorists Turn Their Back On Diesel Vehicles

Motorists in the United Kingdom are turning their backs on diesel-powered vehicles , instead opting for more environmentally-friendly alter...
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Next-Gen VW Golf To Ditch Diesels For Hybrids?

While the facelifted Golf 7 is offered with a generous selection of diesel engines, its successor, the Mk8, could actually ditch some of th...
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