VW, consumer groups give it another try
Carmaker hopes to revive diesel sales with new technology
Volkswagen says it’s ready to begin paying €830 million in reparations in Germany to owners of diesels it rigged to evade European emission standards.
Nearly a decade in the making, the new oil burner may have passed its sell-by date
Jeep faces a partial sales ban in Europe unless it fixes diesel-powered Grand Cherokee SUVs that evade emission regulations.
Prosecutors in Germany have filed criminal charges against six more Volkswagen executives for their roles in the company’s never-ending diesel emission cheating scandal.
Daimler is the latest European carmaker to be sued by investors over its alleged use of illegal software to evade diesel emission tests.
Volkswagen has shelled out billions of dollars in the U.S. over its diesel cheating scandal. Now it’s in talks to settle claims by more than 400,000 disgruntled customers in Germany.
The Volkswagen Group, which is getting more bullish about electric cars by the month, now predicts its namesake brand will build 1 million EVs by 2023, two years sooner than previously forecast—and 1.5 million more in 2025 alone.
Volkswagen’s 4-year-old diesel cheating scandal may be just getting started as a wave of consumer fraud complaints grows.