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  1. VW diesel deception known by highest execs, lawsuits sayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

    A report from an independent inquiry into the entire chain of events, commissioned by VW Group and conducted by law firm Jones Day, was to have been released in April. That date has been pushed back indefinitely by VW, likely to the end of the year or perhaps even later.

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  2. VW likely to build electric cars in North America by 2020: executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

    As it works to recover from the diesel-emissions cheating scandal, Volkswagen's future plans include quite a number of new electric cars. Now it appears that some of those models will be built in North America, according to Volkswagen Group of America CEO Hinrich Woebcken.

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  3. VW gets preliminary approval for diesel buyback programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AutoWeek

    A U.S. District Court issues a preliminary approval for the settlement agreed to a month ago, paving the way for the start of the buyback and compensation program. A U.S. District court has issued a preliminary approval for the Volkswagen 2.0-liter TDI diesel settlement program with private plaintiffs, ratifying the settlement reached a month ago that saw the German automaker commit $15 billion to buyback, repair, compensation and remediation efforts in the country.

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  4. Volkswagen's Internet-Connected RC Track Will Change Everything You Thought Was Cool As A KidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Jalopnik

    Were you aware that, apparently, there's a rivalry inside Volkswagen between the GTI and GLI performance teams ? I didn't realize that. And, it seems that instead of having a nice, civilized hammer fight like most people do, they decided to settle their rivalry with a big RC car race on a custom track.

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  5. VW suspends sales in South Korea ahead of government meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Autoblog

    Volkswagen and Audi have announced they will suspend sales of 79 different models in South Korea ahead of a meeting with the country's environmental ministry. VW will halt sales starting on July 25, the same day that its officials are to sit down with the South Korean environmental ministry, which will likely punish the German company.

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  6. VW allows 'American-style name' for new crossoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Automotive News

    Volkswagen AG executives broke from convention while debating the name of the midsize VW crossover launching in the U.S. next year: They let the North American team pick it. Normally, a committee in Germany would have decided on a single global name starting with "T," following the pattern of the Tiguan and Touareg crossovers before it, says Hinrich Woebcken, CEO of VW's recently formed Volkswagen North America region.

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  7. Volkswagen Korea to attend public hearin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Korea Herald

    The hearing -- which will be held at the National Institute of Environmental Research -- is to offer Volkswagen's Korean unit a chance to explain itself regarding the ministry's recent decision to ban the sales of 79 models of Audi and Volkswagen cars that cheated on emission tests, and also cancel their registration here. The decision, however, has yet to go into effect and will be finalized by July 29, officials said.

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  8. VW to halt Korean sales of emissions-cheating carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | MarketWatch

    Volkswagen AG is suspending sales of its cars implicated in an emissions scandal in South Korea, in effect stopping all its marketing activities in the country. In a recent letter to local dealers, Audi Volkswagen Korea Co., the Korean unit of the German auto maker, said it will stop delivering 79 models of 34 vehicle types starting Monday.

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  9. Volkswagen halts Korean sales of 34 modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Korea Herald

    Earlier, the Ministry of Environment had issued an order to ban sales and cancel registration of VW's diesel and gasoline engine vehicles that cheated on emission tests, following the prosecutors' investigation that suggested the German automaker has equipped the cars with disputed engines and manipulated documents to obtain sales approval from the government. A VW Korea executive has already been indicted on various charges that include fraud and a violation of the Clean Air Conservation Act.

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  10. Volkswagen Exec Says U.S. Sales of Its Diesels May Never RecoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Car and Driver

    Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal involves corporate lying, extra nasty pollutants in the air, and massive budget slashing and product-plan reorganizations at one of the world's largest automakers. Of course, at the heart of the issue sit the cars, which remain stop-saled in the United States.

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  11. Legal Complaint Sheds New Light on VW Diesel DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Car & Driver

    ... Europe from 2004-2008. The device eventually made its way to 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesels sold in 2009 Volkswagen Jetta and Jetta SportWagen models, and later the Volkswagen Golf , Beetle , Beetle Convertible, and Audi A3 , as a means of avoiding ...

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  12. Even After Recall, VW's Dirty Diesels Won't Meet Air StandardsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Washington Post

    Volkswagen AG's $15.3 billion settlement for cheating on emissions tests fell short in one key respect: even after the cars are recalled and repaired they won't be fully compliant with clean-air laws. VW's oldest 2-liter diesels covered by the case -- including Jetta, Golf and Beetle models dating back to 2009 -- will emit more pollution than allowed under the emissions standards the company evaded, the settlement released on June 28 shows.

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  13. Volkswagen CEO Matthias MA1 4ller among top execs named in lawsuit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Mail

    Volkswagen's massive US emissions fraud went all the way to the top, say attorneys general, as they point fingers at company's highest execs in wake of $15billion scandal The Volkswagen emissions scandal - which saw the company shipping 11million diesel cars that had been altered to cheat emissions tests - goes all the way to the top, it was claimed Tuesday. Attorneys general representing lawsuits filed by New York and Massachusetts made the shock claim in a special press conference, The New York Times wrote.

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  14. Report: VW Diesels Won't Meet Clean Air Standards Even After RecallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Automobile Magazine

    But even after the cars are repaired, they still won't comply with clean air laws, reports Automotive News . Older 2.0-liter diesels will emit more pollution than allowed under current laws, according to the settlement released on June 28. These VW diesels include certain Beetle, Golf, and Jetta diesels dating back to 2009.

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  15. Report: VW Diesels Won't Comply With Clean Air Laws Even After RecallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Motor Trend

    Nine months after its diesel scandal broke, Volkswagen and U.S. regulators finally settled on a rough plan for remedying the crisis. But even after the cars are repaired, they still won't comply with clean air laws, reports Automotive News .

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  16. VW Emissions Cheating Was Prolonged, Widespread, Suit AllegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Wall Street Journal

    Then-Volkswagen North America CEO Michael Horn testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 8, 2015. 's emissions cheating spanned more than a decade and stemmed from deliberate efforts by dozens of employees to mislead regulators and consumers about diesel-powered vehicles, according to a lawsuit from New York's top law-enforcement official alleging fresh details in the German auto giant's deception.

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  17. Californis nixes Volkswagen plan to fix polluting diesel carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | SFGate

    Joyce Ertel Hulbert, owner of a 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI, holds a sign while interviewed outside of the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, Thursday, April 21, 2016. An agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them, a judge said Thursday.

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  18. First Look! 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport ups style, performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | New York Daily News

    ... performance and panache are not essential to the economy car market, some competitors-the Honda Civic and Volkswagen Jetta , for example-are able to get the lead out while keeping costs low. For those who prefer their ham sandwiches toasted with ...

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  19. Compact Cars Big Test #3: The Missing PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Motor Trend

    This month's roundup of the shrinking but still YUGE economy compact sedan class seeks to share all the pertinent objective data and subjective opinion you'll need to select the ideal new car from among a diverse collection of the best choices in this class. The players are mostly fresh, viable, strong-selling exemplars of the segment, including the Chevy Cruze , Honda Civic , Hyundai Elantra , Mazda3, Nissan Sentra , Toyota Corolla , and Volkswagen Jetta .

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  20. VW hasn't asked EPA for permission to resume US diesel salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Autoblog

    Volkswagen has yet to ask the US Environmental Protection Agency for proper clearance to resume selling diesel-powered cars in the US, reports Automotive News , citing an official with the EPA . VW has had a stop-sale on diesel vehicles since September, when word got out that Europe's biggest automaker installed software in diesel engines specifically to trick the emissions-testing process.

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