DIESEL

Regulations

Daimler Will Pay $1.5 Billion for Diesel Emission Cheating in U.S.

Settlement covers 250,000 diesel sold in 2009-2011.
#europe #Daimler #emissions

Regulations

Ex-VW Chief Winterkorn Faces Trial in Diesel Scandal

German court cites “predominant likelihood” of fraud conviction.
#europe #legal #people

Hybrid

European EV/Plug-in Hybrid Share Triples in Q2

Sales of electrified models jumped 53%, while diesel/gasoline sales halved
#europe

Economics

Report: EV Production Cost Parity a Decade Away

EV production costs are falling, but ICE costs are rising.
#europe

Business

Court Won’t Reconsider Ruling on VW Emission Updates

VW vows Supreme Court plea to bar local enforcement
#Volkswagen #europe #emissions

Regulations

Porsche Launches Probe into Gas Engine Cheating

A new wrinkle in VW Group’s diesel engine emissions scandal?
#Audi #europe #emissions

Diesel

Torsus Praetorian Addresses COVID Concerns

Yes, even riders in the extreme off-road 4x4 bus need PPE
#Michelin

Business

Auto Alliance Backs VW Plea on Emission Updates

Arguing to block regional enforcement of pollution-tampering laws
#Volkswagen #europe #emissions

Labor

Another Four Ex-Audi Officials Charged in Diesel Scandal

Continuing probes lengthen list of implicated executives
#Volkswagen #europe #people

Hybrid

BMW Goes All In on Sustainability

Comprehensive plan targets 7 million electrified vehicles on the road by 2030
#RollsRoyce #MINI #BMW