Volkswagen has announced that its 2.0-liter diesel settlement program has been preliminarily approved by a U.S. District Court judge. The program allows drivers to either sell their vehicle back or receive a free emissions modification.
Volkswagen is looking into launching a hotter version of the Passat. Designed specifically for the North American market, the hot-rodded model could get the same 2.0-liter turbo four that's found under the hood of the GTI.
Volkswagen will not stop selling diesel cars in the U.S., but it won't sell nearly as many of them as it did before the "Dieselgate" emissions scandal. That's largely due to tougher regulations, VW's U.S. CEO said.
Volkswagen's plan to repair 85,000 U.S. 3.0L diesel cars has been rejected by California's Air Resources Board. The parties are still in talks, but it appears little progress has been made since an earlier proposal in February.
LG and VW announced a development collaboration on what the two companies referred to as the "next-generation platform" of car connectivity. They are targeting the ability to connect to and control your smart-home systems from future VW…
Now that owners of the cheating 2.0 liter diesel-powered VW Group cars are to be offered buybacks, a smaller group of 3.0 liter cars could be repaired with no buybacks. That's what a VW attorney told a U.S. judge.
VW's U.S. settlement for 475,000 vehicles with diesel emissions software cheats are due today. The total for U.S. and states exceeds $15 billion. $10.033 billion will be for owner and lease buybacks and additional compensation.
VW Group CEO Müller presented the company's plan for the next decade at the annual meeting. Vehicle electrification, autonomous cars, mobility services, cleaner gas engines, and the diesel recall program were all on the agenda.
According to a new report, former Volkswagen AG CEO Martin Winterkorn is the target of a criminal investigation for possible market manipulation. The probe also involves another current member of the VW Group management board.