VW-emissions

VW denies owing £2.5 million in London congestion charges
Congestion Charge
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VW denies owing £2.5 million in London congestion charges

Mayor of London says Volkswagen owes payments for 80,000 cars fitted with defeat devices, Volkswagen does not agree
24 Jul 2017
Audi issues voluntary retrofit for V6 and V8 diesels
Audi

Audi issues voluntary retrofit for V6 and V8 diesels

Up to 850,000 cars across Europe from Volkswagen Group key brands with V6 and V8 engines are eligible for an emissions software fix
21 Jul 2017
Vauxhall and Opel cleared of emissions tampering
Vauxhall Zafira Bi-Turbo front action
Fiat

Vauxhall and Opel cleared of emissions tampering

Opel, the sister brand of Vauxhall, has been cleared of emissions tampering by the French authorities
21 Mar 2017
Renault faces French criminal investigation
Renault Captur - front cornering
Renault

Renault faces French criminal investigation

Renault denies cheating in emissions testing after French media obtain documents suggesting emissions test tampering
15 Mar 2017
Nissan accused of using emissions test "defeat device"
Nissan Qashqai - front
Nissan Qashqai

Nissan accused of using emissions test "defeat device"

Courts sided with the South Korean government in its accusation the carmaker cheated in emissions tests
10 Feb 2017
Volkswagen Golf production to restart after supplier dispute
Volkswagen Golf hatchback 2013 front action
Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf production to restart after supplier dispute

Production lines for best selling Golf are to get up and running again as supplier dispute is resolved
23 Aug 2016
'VW Group has a 300+ model range - that's unmanageable'
Volkswagen

'VW Group has a 300+ model range - that's unmanageable'

Germans do efficiency better than anyone, but VW Group needs to trim the fat in the wake of its emissions cheating, says Mike Rutherford
1 Jul 2016
Mitsubishi economy scandal: President steps down
mitsubishi badge
Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi economy scandal: President steps down

Mitsubishi president Tetsuro Aikawa is to step down, while rival Nissan's purchases a controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors
18 May 2016
Volkswagen reveals details of new 1.5-litre TSI petrol
VW TSI petrol
Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen reveals details of new 1.5-litre TSI petrol

VW's new EA211 turbo petrol engine to replace 1.4 TSI across range this year, with improved power and efficiency
29 Apr 2016
Matthias Muller gives dieselgate update
Matthias Müller
Volkswagen

Matthias Muller gives dieselgate update

Volkswagen boss talks of regaining trust and difficulties in fixing dieselgate cars in VW conference address
28 Apr 2016
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
Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg recalled for brake fault
Porsche Cayenne - front driving
Volkswagen Touareg

Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg recalled for brake fault

Up to 800,000 examples of the Cayenne and Touareg SUVs to be recalled globally for brake pedal problem, with over 32,000 in UK
30 Mar 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
"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