dieselgate

Defeat Device Suspicions Lead to Mitsubishi Probe

Mitsubishi is under investigation by German prosecutors for the suspected use of illegal defeat devices on diesel engines. As usual, the probe was kicked off by a series of raids — practically a

Daimler Investors Seeking €900 Million in Diesel Damages

Over 200 investors are seeking 900 million euros in damages over claims that Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler failed to disclose the use of emissions cheating devices similar to those that got Volkswagen
What can we do when supposedly ethical companies break their promises?

What can we do when supposedly ethical companies break their promises?

A new legal concept aims to help consumers when brands abuse their trust.

Volkswagen Charged With Violating Vehicle Emission Rules in Canada

Volkswagen Group can’t seem to escape the rippling effects of its 2015 emissions cheating scandal. It wasn’t long ago that the automaker was subjected to surprise raids from German prosecutors, still

Canada charges Volkswagen over its diesel emissions scandal

Volkswagen's "dieselgate" woes continue as Canada has accused the automaker of importing 128,000 vehicles that contravene its environmental laws, according to Reuters. The nation charged VW with 60

Volkswagen Raided Again Over Diesel Emissions Scandal

German prosecutors raided Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg headquarters on Tuesday, continuing their prolonged quest to bust the automaker over a diesel emission scandal that has been more or less settled in

Volkswagen’s attempt at a bold, cleaner future starts with the ID.3

With much pomp and circumstance, the first all-electric ID.3 produced at Volkswagen's Zwickau plant rolled down a hall of flashing lights and pulsating music. A badge on the fender signifies it's one

Elon Musk’s EV Bestie, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, Praises Tesla After Q3 Results

"Tesla is not niche... It’s a competitor we take very seriously," Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said after Tesla's Q3 earnings release.
DieselGate continues to haunt Volkswagen as massive class-action suit is filed

DieselGate continues to haunt Volkswagen as massive class-action suit is filed

A case has been brought against Volkswagen in which 470,000 owners of the 2.0 liter TDI EA189 engine seek compensation due to the company's diesel emissions scandal. The scandal was uncovered in 2015

Volkswagen Still Struggling With ‘Dieselgate’ Despite Trying to Shift Focus to Electric Efforts

German consumers are not letting Volkswagen leave its gasoline past behind.

Damages from VW? German Diesel Drivers Face Uphill Battle in Court

While Volkswagen Group’s diesel lawsuits are more or less settled in the United States, 470,000 diesel owners in Germany are still fighting to see their payday. Unfortunately, the courts aren’t
German Prosecutors Charge Volkswagen Execs with Misleading Shareholders

German Prosecutors Charge Volkswagen Execs with Misleading Shareholders

A number of Volkswagen executives have been charged by German prosecutors with misleading shareholders over vehicle emissions as part of the infamous "Dieselgate" scandal, according to recent reports.

Volkswagen's CEO and chairman face Dieselgate charges in Germany

VW's current leadership can't escape the fallout from the Dieselgate scandal. Prosecutors in the German city of Braunschweig have unveiled plans to file stock manipulation charges against existing CEO

Audi Still Under Threat of New Dieselgate Fines

Dieselgate never dies. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt) has informed Audi that it will be subjected to additional fines if it fails to meet upcoming deadlines for
What Owning A Reformed Cheater Volkswagen Diesel Is Really Like

What Owning A Reformed Cheater Volkswagen Diesel Is Really Like

“When are you going to get press cars again?” my mom asked. I looked down at my right foot, still in a support boot a month after snapping two bones in my ankle. She wasn’t concerned, or just casually
The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal

The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal

Who can forget Dieselgate, the headline-grabbing, reputation-destroying pollution scandal of 2015? In which Volkswagen AG, one of the planet’s largest carmakers, was exposed for installing defeat

What Ever Happened to Mercedes’ Dieselgate?

After Volkswagen admitted to equipping some of its diesel-powered autos with illegal software designed to circumvent emissions testing in 2015, every automaker on the planet fell under enhanced

Dieselgate 2.0: 42,000 Mercedes diesels recalled for "illegal software"

Germany's auto regulator has ordered Daimler to recall 42,000 Mercedes diesels because the company installed illegal software in their engines that gimmicked the engine's thermostat, which would allow

Daimler forced to recall more Mercedes cars in emissions cheat probe

Things are getting worse for German auto manufacturer Daimler after local newspaper Bild reported that the company is recalling a further 60,000 Mercedes cars.
The urgency of the shift to electric cars isn’t just about climate change

The urgency of the shift to electric cars isn’t just about climate change

In Europe, aggressive new emissions rules stemmed from the "dieselgate" scandal. According to Renault's CEO, it's "not fully rational."