Tag Archives: Volkswagen

16Jan/17

U.S. should build better cars, says German economy minister

Germany’s economy minister tells Americans to ‘build better cars’ in response to Trump assertions he will hit German carmakers with a 35 percent U.S. import tariff.
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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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22Sep/15

Volkswagen shares plunge on emissions scandal, U.S. widens probe

Volkswagen shares plunge nearly 20 percent after the German carmaker admitted it had rigged emissions tests of diesel-powered vehicles in the United States, and U.S. authorities said they would widen their probe to other automakers.

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18May/15

10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000 Of 2015 Named

No. 1 Once Again, Mazda3 Featured on KBB.com’s Annual List Every Year of Vehicle’s 12-Year Existence
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05Apr/15

Mercedes-Benz C-Class named 2015 World Car of the Year

Mercedes-Benz wins World Car of the Year with its C-Class. Mercedes-Benz also wins World Luxury Car with its S-Class Coupe and World Performance Car with its AMG GT.
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01Apr/15

Internet giants drive into the electric vehicle space

(BVO) – Pull over, auto giants – tech companies are moving into the fast lane.

With Internet-enabled electric vehicles making inroads worldwide, Chinese Internet players Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent have each announced plans to develop their own smart EVs.
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