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German Lobby Group Says Fiat 500X Crossover Also Has Excess Emissions


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German lobby group DUH claims that the Fiat 500X crossover is also one of the models that release excessive levels of emissions.

Peugeot’s New 208 BlueHDi Is The Cleanest Non-Hybrid Model On The Market


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Peugeot UK announced the availability of the cleanest version of their 208 supermini, the 75hp BlueHDi diesel S&S which returns just 79g/km of CO2 emissions.

VW Submits Plan To Fix 3.0-liter Diesel V6 Engines To Authorities


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The Volkswagen Group submitted its plan to fix its diesel emissions cheating 3.0-liter V6 engine to the California Air Resources Board and Environmental Protection Agency earlier in the week.

FCA Conducts Internal Review, Finds It Doesn't Cheat On Emissions


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In the aftermath of Volkswagen's diesel emissions saga, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles decided to ensure its own cars are compliant.

VW’s Fix For Rigged Diesels Approved In Europe; Amarok First Recalled Model


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The VW group gained approval to initiate the European recall of their rigged diesel models by Germany’s Federal Transport Authority (KBA).

EU Wants Changes On New Car Type Approval After VW Emissions Scandal


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EU regulators will propose a series of major changes in the new car type approval legislation in order to prevent a repetition of the VW emissions scandal.

Cadillac Won't Back Down From Its Diesel Program


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The fact that Cadillac plans to extend its line-up with a diesel-powered car isn’t a secret, and the American manufacturer seems to be determined to go on with the project, regardless of VW’s big scandal.

New Mexico First US State To Sue Volkswagen Over Emissions Scandal


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Late Tuesday, New Mexico filed a lawsuit in a state district court suing Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche over the diesel emissions cheating scandal.

German Report Claims VW Execs Knew About Emissions Cheating In 2006


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German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung is claiming that some Volkswagen Group executives knew about emissions cheating devices as far back as 2006.

Facelifted VW Golf To Get New Petrol And Diesel Engines


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The facelifted seventh-generation VW Golf is set to debut with two new 1,5-liter four-cylinder engines and a smaller 1-liter turbocharged three-cylinder, says Motoring.

VW Appoints Ex-BMW Manager For North America Operations


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In an attempt to strengthen the brand's operational performance in North America after the legal and image problems stemming from "dieselgate", VW has named Hinrich J Woebcken as Head of the North America region.

Opel Cheated On Zafira Diesel Emissions Tests, Says Belgian TV Channel


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Opel is refuting claims that the its Zafira MPV was knowingly tuned to cheat emissions testing, much like the VW Group did.

Renault Recalls Captur And Issues Voluntary Emissions System Update For 700,000 Cars


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Renault will recall 15,800 models of its Captur compact SUV, while also issuing a voluntary emissions system update for another 700,000 vehicles.

EPA Rejects Volkswagen's Proposed Diesel Emissions Fix


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Both the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have rejected Volkswagen's proposed solution to fix its 2.0-liter diesel engines installed with emissions cheating software.

U.S. Still Crucial To VW Despite Emissions Scandal, Says CEO


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Despite the ongoing diesel emissions scandal rocking the VW Group, the German conglomerate says that the USA remains a core market for it as it attempts to win back consumer trust throughout 2016.

Fiat 500 1.3 MultiJet II Is Available For Order In The UK


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You can now order the "new" Fiat 500 1,3-liter MultiJet II 95PS turbodiesel in Britain.

BMW Confident Emmisions Scandal Won't Affect Its Own Diesel Sales In The US


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Despite around 600,000 of Volkswagen's diesel models being recalled across the United States, BMW is still confident in the future of diesel driven cars in the country.

Volkswagen Could Buy Back 115,000 Diesel Cars In U.S.


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A German newspaper is claiming that Volkswagen may have to buy back 115,000 cars in the United States following the diesel emissions scandal.

Volkswagen ‘Struggling To Agree On US Fix’ Says Report


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Volkswagen is having a hard time agreeing with the US authorities on a fix for the diesel models involved in the emissions scandal.

VW’s Bosses Are Coming To The US For The First Time Since The Emissions’ Scandal


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The top executives of the second largest car maker in the world are coming to the US for the first time since the emissions scandal broke last September and after the civil lawsuit filed against VW by the US Justice Department.