Emissions http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53328/more en JLR Engine Plant Already Expanding http://wardsauto.com/engines/jlr-engine-plant-already-expanding <div class="node-body article-body">In just 12 months, the West Midlands-based facility has moved from prototype production to full-scale manufacturing of more than 50,000 engines a year. The center builds the low-emissions Ingenium 2.0L diesel 4-cyl.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/jlr-engine-plant-already-expanding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/jlr-engine-plant-already-expanding#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Industry Engines Diesel Europe United Kingdom Miscellaneous Diesel Emissions Engine Fuel Economy Gasoline Supercharger Turbocharger Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:39:00 +0000 1409591 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Jaguar F-Pace CUV will offer 2.0L Ingenium diesel in Europe.</strong></p> CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Car emissions campaigners turn sights on Renault http://wardsauto.com/corrected-update-3-car-emissions-campaigners-turn-sights-renault <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Corrects role of ICCT co-founder in 12th paragraph)</p> <p>* DUH says excess emissions levels detected in 5 separate tests</p> <p>* Renault contests the DUH body's findings</p> <p>* DUH calls for reform of European approval system</p> <p>By Andreas Cremer and Laurence Frost</p></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/corrected-update-3-car-emissions-campaigners-turn-sights-renault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Europe Industry Engines France Miscellaneous Politics Emissions Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:22:27 +0000 1409211 at http://wardsauto.com U.K. Arm Proposes Scheme to Get Diesels Off Roads http://wardsauto.com/industry/uk-arm-proposes-scheme-get-diesels-roads <div class="node-body article-body">Tens of thousands premature deaths are linked to illegal levels of air pollution from vehicles, a government official says, with diesels seen as a primary culprit.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/uk-arm-proposes-scheme-get-diesels-roads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/uk-arm-proposes-scheme-get-diesels-roads#comments Public Politics Europe Industry Engines Diesel United Kingdom Miscellaneous Diesel Emissions Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:37:00 +0000 1408521 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.K. committee calls for diesel-scrappage program.</strong></p> Emissions Scandal Not Hurting Sales, VW Says http://wardsauto.com/emissions-scandal-not-hurting-sales-vw-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker says it "cannot confirm" a report in a German newspaper that sales have collapsed since it admitted to understating carbon-dioxide-emissions levels in some cars.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/emissions-scandal-not-hurting-sales-vw-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Engines Germany Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous Emissions Engines Sales Results Sat, 21 Nov 2015 15:02:00 +0000 1407851 at http://wardsauto.com EC Gives VW Until Year's End to Provide CO2 Data http://wardsauto.com/ec-gives-vw-until-years-end-provide-co2-data <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The European Union's executive branch turned down the automaker's request for extra time to provide information regarding "irregularities" in reporting carbon-dioxide emissions.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ec-gives-vw-until-years-end-provide-co2-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Engines Germany Technology Miscellaneous Emissions Engines European Commission Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:57:00 +0000 1407051 at http://wardsauto.com VW to Return Cash-for-Clunkers Subsidies to Spain http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-return-cash-clunkers-subsidies-spain <div class="node-body article-body">Volkswagen initially refused to give back the subsidy payments, contending they were based not on nitrogen-oxide but on carbon-dioxide emissions. But VW later admitted it had understated CO2 emissions as well.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-return-cash-clunkers-subsidies-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-return-cash-clunkers-subsidies-spain#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Analysis Industry Engines Spain Dealer Data & Insights Miscellaneous SEAT Volkswagen Emissions Incentives Production Vehicle Assembly Vehicles in Operation Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:39:00 +0000 1403601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>VW&rsquo;s Garcia-Sanz discusses Spanish investment with President Rajoy in May.</strong></p> CORRECTED-Volkswagen says 120,000 U.S. diesel owners will get gift cards, repairs http://wardsauto.com/corrected-volkswagen-says-120000-us-diesel-owners-will-get-gift-cards-repairs <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Corrects headline to 120,000 from 120,00)</p> <p>Nov 18 (Reuters) - Volkswagen of America said on Wednesday that 120,000 owners of diesel cars that have violated U.S. emission standards will receive $500 gift cards and $500 toward vehicle repairs.</p> <p>Last week, Volkswagen said it was offering a $500 prepaid Visa gift card, a separate card good for $500 toward services at a VW dealerships and free 24-hour roadside assistance for three years. In total, that could mean at least $120 million in benefits to the participating owners.</p></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/corrected-volkswagen-says-120000-us-diesel-owners-will-get-gift-cards-repairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry Engines U.S. Miscellaneous Emissions Vehicles in Operation Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1405271 at http://wardsauto.com China's Geely Fixing Focus on Green-Car Development http://wardsauto.com/chinas-geely-fixing-focus-green-car-development <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Chinese automaker says it wants "new-energy" vehicles, mainly battery-powered and hybrid cars, to account for 90% of its sales by 2020. </div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/chinas-geely-fixing-focus-green-car-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines China Technology Miscellaneous Emissions Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:07:00 +0000 1404431 at http://wardsauto.com U.K. Says VW Must Pay for Repeat Vehicle Tests http://wardsauto.com/uk-says-vw-must-pay-repeat-vehicle-tests <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin says the automaker has been advised it will have to pay for new Vehicle Certification Agency tests to ensure VW cars conform to U.K. emissions standards. </div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/uk-says-vw-must-pay-repeat-vehicle-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Engines Diesel Technology United Kingdom Miscellaneous Diesel Emissions Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:45:00 +0000 1402831 at http://wardsauto.com REFILE-UPDATE 1-VW says CO2 cheats affect more petrol engines than previously disclosed http://wardsauto.com/refile-update-1-vw-says-co2-cheats-affect-more-petrol-engines-previously-disclosed <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Refiles to add UPDATE 1 tag to headline)</p> <p>BERLIN, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Volkswagen manipulated the carbon dioxide (CO2) emission levels of more petrol-powered vehicles than previously disclosed, a spokesman for the carmaker said on Monday.</p> <p>VW said on Nov. 3 it had understated the level of CO2 emissions in about 800,000 cars sold mainly in Europe, and consequently their fuel usage.</p></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/refile-update-1-vw-says-co2-cheats-affect-more-petrol-engines-previously-disclosed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Engines Germany Technology Miscellaneous Emissions Gasoline Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:53:44 +0000 1402171 at http://wardsauto.com