emissions scandal

Independent tests reveal best and worst diesel cars for NOx
Emissions tests questioned
News

Independent tests reveal best and worst diesel cars for NOx

Independent testing by Emissions Analytics mirrors the official RDE regulations scheduled for 2017 and grades models based on NOx
20 Apr 2016
VW XL3: new plug-in hybrid and electric car
Volkswagen XL3 - front (exclusive image)
Volkswagen

VW XL3: new plug-in hybrid and electric car

Exclusive images show VW's Toyota Prius rival, which will sit on new by MEB platform. It could get the VW XL3 name.
10 Mar 2016
World Car of the Year 2016 finalists announced
New Audi A4 2016 front action
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World Car of the Year 2016 finalists announced

The Audi A4 will fight it out with Mazda MX-5 and Mercedes GLC for top honours for prestigious WCotY 2016 award
9 Mar 2016
"VW's need for rehabilitation shouldn't overshadow its cars"
Geneva Motor Show

"VW's need for rehabilitation shouldn't overshadow its cars"

It seems odd for Volkswagen to focus on an improbable autonomous future when its line-up of Geneva stars is so promising, says Graham Hope
9 Mar 2016
SUVs to form a key part of Skoda's future strategy
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Skoda

SUVs to form a key part of Skoda's future strategy

Skoda CEO Bernhard Maier tells us that SUVs will play an important role in the brand's future
4 Mar 2016
No room in the range as Skoda Roomster gets the axe
Skoda Roomster

No room in the range as Skoda Roomster gets the axe

Dated Skoda Roomster will not be replaced as brand look ahead to the future
2 Mar 2016
Most Fiat, Alfa and Maserati models to offer hybrid tech
Fiat Tipo - Geneva show side
Fiat

Most Fiat, Alfa and Maserati models to offer hybrid tech

Hybrid technology will become more readily available across Alfa, Maserati and Fiat ranges by 2020
1 Mar 2016
VW plans new electric car to take eco motoring mainstream
Volkswagen

VW plans new electric car to take eco motoring mainstream

Volkswagen wants to revolutionise the electric car market and be quicker to adopt new technologies, like Tesla
29 Feb 2016
Car emissions retesting will cost taxpayers £650,000
Emissions and efficiency testing rolling road
Consumer news

Car emissions retesting will cost taxpayers £650,000

The Government plans to retest vehicles with taxpayers money following the VW emissions scandal
24 Feb 2016
VW UK sales down nearly 14 per cent
VW Polo - front tracking
Consumer news

VW UK sales down nearly 14 per cent

Dieselgate scandal finally reflected in VW sales figures as cars are ordered in 2015 are registered
5 Feb 2016
VW vans aims to top record 2015
VW Transporter Highline
Volkswagen

VW vans aims to top record 2015

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles sold a record 47,739 units in 2015 and will have a completely refreshed range by 2017
29 Jan 2016
'JLR's growth is an unprecedented breakthrough for UK PLC'
Opinion

'JLR's growth is an unprecedented breakthrough for UK PLC'

Global car production and sales have skyrocketed, with Jaguar Land Rover doing particularly well for Britain, says Mike Rutherford
29 Jan 2016
EU proposes new real world emissions test reforms
Diesel smog, haze, pollution
Consumer news

EU proposes new real world emissions test reforms

The EU Commission is looking to bring car mpg and emissions test centres under greater scrutiny
27 Jan 2016
'We push MPs for change on MPG and emissions tests'
Opinion Transport select MPs
Opinion

'We push MPs for change on MPG and emissions tests'

Auto Express invited to talk car emissions with Transport Select Comittee
20 Jan 2016
Best-selling cars 2015: record year for UK car sales
Ford Fiesta ST - front cornering
Best cars & vans

Best-selling cars 2015: record year for UK car sales

A closer look at the UK's best-selling new cars in 2015 when a record 2.6m new cars were sold.
7 Jan 2016
'SEAT and Spain are going places in the car world in 2016'
Opinion: SEAT badge
SEAT

'SEAT and Spain are going places in the car world in 2016'

Mike Rutherford has had a look at the next generation of SEAT cars and thinks the Spanish brand is one to watch in 2016
31 Dec 2015
European Parliament curbs plans to relax emissions limits
Diesel motorway pollution smog traffic
Consumer news

European Parliament curbs plans to relax emissions limits

Members of the European Parliament have rejected plans to allow cars to pollute twice the Euro 6 limits until 2019
16 Dec 2015
VW recalls will have 'negligible effect'
Matthias Müller
Volkswagen

VW recalls will have 'negligible effect'

New VW leadership team outlines future for VW group and how it will look after customers after 'Dieselgate'
10 Dec 2015
"The true effect of the VW scandal has yet to emerge"
Volkswagen

"The true effect of the VW scandal has yet to emerge"

Car buyers are thinking twice about what and when - but they still want to buy cars, says Steve Fowler
11 Nov 2015
"Apologies from Volkswagen mean little at times like this"
Volkswagen

"Apologies from Volkswagen mean little at times like this"

Worldwide damage limitation in the wake of the VW scandal won't come cheap, says Mike Rutherford
21 Oct 2015
Audi and Skoda sold 3.3m cars with emissions cheat device
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Consumer news

Audi and Skoda sold 3.3m cars with emissions cheat device

Audi and Skoda say 3.3 million of their cars come with the VW Group's defeat device aimed at fooling emissions tests
28 Sep 2015
Auto Express reaction to the Volkswagen emissions scandal
Volkswagen

Auto Express reaction to the Volkswagen emissions scandal

Our statement regarding the news that VW cheated on official emissions tests
24 Sep 2015
VW Group to split into four holding companies
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Volkswagen

VW Group to split into four holding companies

Reports suggest dramatic restructure of the VW Group, with 12 brands splitting into four holding companies
16 Jun 2015