Tag Archives: Volkswagen emissions scandal

26Jul/17

UK to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040 as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether 10 years later, according to the UK government, in a move that follows a similar announcement by the French government. David Doyle reports. Continue reading

02Dec/15

VW scandal hits Bosch – where next?

German auto supplier Bosch has been accused of conspiring with Volkswagen to evade diesel emissions standards in at least 11 million vehicles worldwide. As Ivor Bennett reports, the class action lawsuit follows a huge fall in VW sales in the U.S. Continue reading

19Oct/15

‘Multiple’ VW defeat devices – sources

(BVO) – How many different defeat devices did Volkswagen make? And just how many people were in on the scheme?

The company says a few rogue engineers created the software that fooled emissions tests.
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28Sep/15

New report shows chasm between car test results and real world

A report by an environmental campaign group reveals new European cars are spewing out more carbon dioxide than laboratory tests show.

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22Sep/15

VW CEO under pressure as scandal spreads

(BVO) – For Volkswagen’s US boss, the timing couldn’t have been worse

A growing scandal, coinciding with a launch that’s been scheduled for months.

Michael Horn had no choice but to face the music.
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