Jan 13th, 16VW Dieselgate fix rejected by regulators
The Dieselgate scandal isn't going away anytime soon as the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has rejected Volkswagen's proposed fix for models equipped with the 2.0-liter TDI four-cylinder diesel engine.
Jan 9th, 16VW Dieselgate cooperation is reportedly half-hearted
Volkswagen has consistently said the company is cooperating with the investigation into the Dieselgate scandal but government officials would beg to differ.
Dec 18th, 15VW to setup a claims process for Dieselgate
The Dieselgate saga continues as Volkswagen has retained an attorney to create and administer an independent claims resolution program for owners of models equipped with the 2.0- and 3.0-liter TDI engines in the United States.
Dec 10th, 15Volkswagen blames Dieselgate on employee misconduct
Volkswagen has provided an update into the investigation of the Dieselgate scandal.
Nov 25th, 15Volkswagen unveils Dieselgate fix in Europe, will require software updates
Volkswagen has unveiled their long-awaited fix for the Dieselgate scandal in Europe.
Nov 24th, 15Renault fights back against claims the Espace doesn't comply with emissions standards
Renault is fighting back against claims the Espace has nitrogen oxide emissions up to 25 times higher than allowed under Euro 6 regulations.
Nov 24th, 15Environmental lobby says Renault Espace 1.6 dCi emissions are up to 25x above limit
German environmental lobby group DUH published a report today concerning the Renault Espace fitted with the 1.6 dCi engine.
Nov 23rd, 15Audi A3 TDI owners in United States will also get Goodwill Package
Audi of America has announced owners of Audi A3 models equipped with the rigged TDI engine will also get the so-called “Goodwill Package.”
Nov 11th, 15Volkswagen halts production of US-spec diesel Passat for obvious reasons
Volkswagen of America has announced production of the diesel-powered Passat has been halted.
Nov 9th, 15Volkswagen begins paying for Dieselgate with $500 gift cards
Volkswagen has routinely apologized for the Dieselgate scandal and they're finally putting their money where their mouth is with a new "Goodwill Package."
Nov 4th, 15BMW boss says company stays committed to diesel engines
work in progress
Nov 3rd, 15EPA finds more defeat devices in Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen models
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined that thousands of Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen models equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine also contain a defeat device.
Oct 29th, 15Mazda to further delay diesel engines in the US
Mazda's Kiyoshi Fujiwara has revealed the company plans to offer diesel engines in the United States has suffered another setback.
Oct 26th, 15PSA announces plans to reveal real-world fuel economy figures
PSA Peugeot Citroen will begin to publish more accurate fuel economy figures of its “main vehicles” which will be tested in real life conditions.
Oct 23rd, 15Opel fights back against alleged emissions cheating
Opel is fighting back against allegations that the Zafira doesn't comply with emissions standards.
Oct 23rd, 15Volkswagen announces EA288 EU5 and EU6 engines don’t have defeat device
Following yesterday’s announcement regarding an investigation of the EA288 engine, Volkswagen has now revealed that both EU5 and EU6 versions are trouble-free.
Oct 22nd, 15Volkswagen CEO states the obvious: dieselgate bill could be higher than the €6.5 billion allocated
Volkswagen’s newly appointed CEO Matthias Müller says he expects the TDI scandal to generate a much higher bill than originally estimated.
Oct 20th, 15Bentley confirms diesel Bentayga will get e-turbo tech from Audi SQ7
A lead engineer at Bentley has announced the diesel Bentayga will employ e-turbo technology.
Oct 16th, 15Cadillac diesel engines are still on track
General Motor's Executive Vice President of Global Product Development has revealed the dieselgate scandal won't dissuade them from offering diesel engines in the United States.
Oct 14th, 15Dieselgate investigation reportedly finds at least 30 managers were involved
The dieselgate scandal continues to evolve as Spiegel is reporting that at least 30 managers knew about Volkswagen's emissions cheating effort.
Oct 13th, 15Dieselgate movie in the works
Dieselgate is headed to a movie theater near you as Paramount Pictures and actor Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way Productions have reportedly acquired the movie rights to an upcoming book based on the scandal.
Oct 7th, 15Chevrolet considering more diesel-powered models for the US
Chevrolet is reportedly considering offering additional diesel-powered models in the United States.
Oct 2nd, 15Volkswagen of America CEO to be hauled before Congress
The United States House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations has announced plans to grill Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn during a hearing on October 8th.
Oct 2nd, 15Audi launches new VIN checking tool for models affected by dieselgate
Audi has launched a new website which will enable owners to quickly see if their vehicle is involved in the dieselgate scandal.
Sep 29th, 15Chevrolet Colorado / GMC Canyon diesels could be delayed due to more thorough testing
The increased scrutiny of diesel engines could delay the launch of the diesel-powered Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon.
Sep 29th, 15Volkswagen diesel fix to be unveiled next month, will require a "service procedure"
Volkswagen has released new details about their plan to "correct the emissions characteristics" of models equipped with EA 189 diesel engines.
Aug 20th, 15Cadillac diesel engines set to arrive in 2019
Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen has revealed some new details about the company's upcoming four- and six-cylinder diesel engines.
Jul 25th, 15G-Power tunes the BMW 435d xDrive Coupe to 380 PS
G-Power has introduced their new tuning program for the BMW 435d xDrive Coupe.
Jun 30th, 15Mercedes C 250 d 4MATIC sets a new record at Pikes Peak
A Mercedes C 250 d 4MATIC has set a new record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Jun 30th, 15Opel Insignia gains a new diesel engine & Apple CarPlay compatibility
The Opel Insignia is getting a little long in tooth but that hasn't stopped the company from announcing a series of updates to the model.
Jun 25th, 15B&B Automobiltechnik tunes the Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD
B&B Automobiltechnik has introduced their new tuning program for the Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD.