Diesel crisis: Car emissions tests vs real world

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Emissions scandal: VW chief 'knew' of problem

2015-10-08 08:16

Volkswagen US chief, Michael Horn, prepares to apologise for the automaker's pollution scandal as it emerged 'he knew of a potential problem' as early as 2014.

VW to draw-up emissions crisis plan

2015-10-07 15:55

Volkswagen will draw-up an emergency action plan to help steer the embattled automaker out of the emissions crisis that has rocked the group.

VW scandal: 90 000 Oz cars fitted with defeat device

2015-10-07 15:41

The number of vehicles in Australia fitted with devices designed to mask the level of emissions has risen to more than 90 000. VW assures SA won't be affected...

New VW CEO tells staff: Changes won't be painless

2015-10-06 13:43

New Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller warned staff that changes at the company would not be 'painless' as the automaker deals with the biggest crisis in its 78-year history.

Poetsch sees scandal as threat to VW's viability

2015-10-05 11:15

New VW chairman, Hans Dieter Poetsch, sees the automaker's scandal as a threat to the its viability albeit a surmountable one, according to reports.

Dozens of deaths likely from VW pollution-dodge?

2015-10-05 09:28

Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless-tinkering but is likely killing dozens in the US annually, reports AP.

Spanish police probe garages offering emission cheating

2015-10-05 07:46

Spanish police probe garages offering emission cheating service with software similar to Volkswagen.

Tough times for town VW built from scratch

2015-10-02 11:29

The town that Volkswagen built from scratch girds for tough times in wake of emissions scandal.

Sweden to send VW pollution tax bill?

2015-10-02 09:27

Sweden may send a tax bill to Volkswagen for undeclared pollution of its diesel vehicles after it admitted fitting some 11 million with pollution cheating devices.

Emissions scandal: Volkswagen recall 'likely'

2015-10-01 20:42

The US Environmental Protection Agency said that a recall of affected Volkswagen diesel cars in the automaker's ongoing emissions scandal would 'likely' take place.

Spruced Range Rover Sport in SA

21-08-2015 09:17 Land Rover’s most dynamic model, the Range Rover Sport, gains a new variant in SA - the Range Rover Sport HST. The automaker has also spruced its entire Sport range...

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