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All posts tagged "emissions"

  • EU Proposes Tougher Tests for Cars amid Emissions Scandal

    BRUSSELS – The European Union’s executive has proposed wholesale changes to tests for new car models to crack down on excessive emissions and avoid scandals like the one that hit Volkswagen and the automobile sector last year....

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • VW Names New North America Chief Following Emissions Scandal

    BERLIN – Volkswagen has named Hinrich J. Woebcken as its new chief for North America as it battles to restore confidence in the region following last year’s emissions scandal. The newly created position puts Woebcken in charge...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Renault Shares Plunge after Anti-Fraud Raids Over Emissions

    PARIS – Shares in Renault dived Thursday after French anti-fraud units conducted searches at the carmakers’ facilities, prompted by the Volkswagen emissions scandal. They then recovered somewhat after the company said tests had not found any emissions-cheating...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Volkswagen Chief Understands ‘Impatience’ on Emissions Fix

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller told workers at the German automaker’s lone U.S. plant in Tennessee that recovering from a diesel emissions cheating scandal “won’t be a walk in the park,” but that the company...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Scandal-hit Volkswagen Sees 2015 Sales Fall 2%

    FRANKFURT, Germany – German automaker Volkswagen says its global sales fell 2 percent last year as it struggled with a scandal over cars it had rigged to evade diesel emissions tests in the U.S. Sales volume dropped...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • US Sues VW Over Emissions-Cheating Software in Diesel Cars

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions of dollars in penalties for clean air violations. The...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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