Sunday, December 15, 2019

All posts tagged "Volkswagen"

  • Quality Control Chief Leaves Scandal-hit Volkswagen

    FRANKFURT, Germany – Volkswagen says its quality control chief is leaving the company. Frank Tuch, 48, is being replaced as the company deals with a scandal over diesel vehicles equipped to cheat on emissions testing. He is...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • VW Submits Fix for 3.0-liter Diesels to California Officials

    LOS ANGELES – The Volkswagen Group has submitted a proposal for bringing Porsches, Audis and Volkswagen cars with 3.0-liter diesel engines up to California’s air quality standards after regulators found the vehicles turn on emissions controls on...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • Another Death Reported in Crash Involving Takata Air Bags

    DETROIT – Another driver has died in a crash that involved an exploding Takata air bag inflator, but it’s unclear whether the inflator killed the person. The driver of a 2007 Honda Civic died last year in...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • 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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  • Scandal-hit VW Lags Rise in European Car Sales

    MILAN – Volkswagen lagged while other major automakers cashed in on record European car sales in December as the German company struggled with the fallout from its emissions-cheating scandal. The ACEA carmaker’s association said Friday that sales...

    • Posted January 15, 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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  • California Regulators Reject Volkswagen Recall Plan

    LOS ANGELES – California regulators on Tuesday rejected Volkswagen’s recall plan for some of the German automaker’s most popular diesel models that used software to intentionally deceive government emissions tests, including the Beetle, Jetta, Golf and Passat....

    • Posted January 12, 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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  • VW Exec Sees US Fixes Soon in Emissions Test Cheating

    LAS VEGAS – The top executive of the Volkswagen brand worldwide says he’s optimistic that U.S. environmental regulators will approve fixes within the coming weeks or months for diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests. Brand CEO...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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