Emissions http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53328/more en UPDATE 1-Volkswagen in race to detail refit plan within a week http://wardsauto.com/update-1-volkswagen-race-detail-refit-plan-within-week <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* VW's U.S. chief to testify to U.S. lawmaker panel on Oct. 8</p> <p>* Germany's KBA watchdog wants plan presented by Oct. 7</p> <p>* Owners want to know if refit will affect performance (Adds comments from German consumer group, updates shares)</p> <p>By Andreas Cremer and Barbara Lewis</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-1-volkswagen-race-detail-refit-plan-within-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Germany Emissions Fri, 02 Oct 2015 13:49:50 +0000 1362511 at http://wardsauto.com New Technologies Flourish in ’16 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-technologies-flourish-16 <div class="node-body article-body">The arrival of a new model year represents the promise and possibility that comes with freshly stamped sheet metal, form-fitting seats, aesthetics that speak directly to one’s desires and, simply, stuff that works better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-technologies-flourish-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-technologies-flourish-16#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. BMW Cadillac Honda Lexus Lincoln Volvo Car Aluminum Autonomous Vehicles Carbon Fiber Emissions Fuel Economy Gasoline Lane-Departure Warning Product Development Safety Seats Steel Turbocharger Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:18:00 +0000 1356981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo XC90 among vehicles offering automatic liftgates or trunk lids.</strong></p> Tom Murphy Volkswagen Expects Emissions Investigation to Take Months http://wardsauto.com/volkswagen-expects-emissions-investigation-take-months <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Still, management plans to inform the public next week of solutions found for the problems it is facing, the executive committee of the board said in a statement on Thursday.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/volkswagen-expects-emissions-investigation-take-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Diesel Emissions Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:18:00 +0000 1361301 at http://wardsauto.com RPT-Illegal VW Diesel Emission Systems May Require Two Solutions http://wardsauto.com/rpt-illegal-vw-diesel-emission-systems-may-require-two-solutions <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Some experts and U.S. regulators say the German automaker likely will have to come up with two sets of solutions for two different emission-control systems installed on 482,000 U.S. diesel cars from model years 2009-2015.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/rpt-illegal-vw-diesel-emission-systems-may-require-two-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Diesel Emissions Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1359721 at http://wardsauto.com WRAPUP 4-Volkswagen to refit cars affected by emissions scandal http://wardsauto.com/wrapup-4-volkswagen-refit-cars-affected-emissions-scandal <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds U.S. lawmakers seeking documents related to the scandal, closing share price)</p> <p>* Volkswagen has said 11 million vehicles affected</p> <p>* To present details to watchdog in October</p> <p>* CEO says to give core VW brand more independence</p> <p>* U.S. lawmakers seek documents from VW, EPA</p> <p>By Andreas Cremer</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wrapup-4-volkswagen-refit-cars-affected-emissions-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany World Diesel Emissions Tue, 29 Sep 2015 21:09:58 +0000 1358661 at http://wardsauto.com German Investigators Contact EPA on VW Affair http://wardsauto.com/german-investigators-contact-epa-vw-affair <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A spokesman for Germany's transport ministry confirms investigators have contacted the U.S. regulator regarding Volkswagen's misrepresentation of diesel-emissions tests.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/german-investigators-contact-epa-vw-affair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Germany Diesel Emissions Laws/Law Enforcement Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:03:00 +0000 1358791 at http://wardsauto.com WRAPUP 3-Germany investigates VW's ex-boss over fraud allegations http://wardsauto.com/wrapup-3-germany-investigates-vws-ex-boss-over-fraud-allegations <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>* R&amp;D heads of VW brand, Audi, Porsche suspended - sources</p> <p>* New data shows huge gap between car tests and real world</p> <p>* Some analysts criticise choice of new CEO, VW shares fall</p> <p>By Andreas Cremer</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wrapup-3-germany-investigates-vws-ex-boss-over-fraud-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Diesel Emissions Labor & Human Resources Laws/Law Enforcement Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:00:40 +0000 1357861 at http://wardsauto.com VW's Skoda Says Emissions Issue Affects 1.2 Million Cars http://wardsauto.com/vws-skoda-says-emissions-issue-affects-12-million-cars <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Volkswagen's economy-car subsidiary says 1.2 million of its models are affected by the software tampering that skewed U.S. emissions tests in VW's favor.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vws-skoda-says-emissions-issue-affects-12-million-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany World Diesel Emissions Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:41:00 +0000 1358041 at http://wardsauto.com Marysville Gets New Coat of Paint http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/marysville-gets-new-coat-paint <div class="node-body article-body">Honda’s new paint line, ready in 2017, will use waterborne primer (replacing a solvent-based coating) and requires no sanding or baking of the primer coat. The new “Line 1” incorporates two baking processes in between coats, instead of three previously.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/marysville-gets-new-coat-paint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/marysville-gets-new-coat-paint#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Acura Honda Honda Emissions Manufacturing Technology Product Development Vehicle Assembly Mon, 28 Sep 2015 09:46:00 +0000 1357331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Marysville Plant Manager Rob May applauds announcement of new paint shop.</strong></p> Audi Says Emissions Scandal Affects 2.1 Million Cars http://wardsauto.com/audi-says-emissions-scandal-affects-21-million-cars <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">VW's luxury division says 2.1 million of its cars sold worldwide, including almost 13,000 in the U.S., are equipped with the software that allowed the parent company to manipulate U.S. emissions tests data.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/audi-says-emissions-scandal-affects-21-million-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany World Diesel Emissions Mon, 28 Sep 2015 09:25:00 +0000 1357721 at http://wardsauto.com