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  • Newswire

    UPDATE 2-VW starts telling customers if affected by emissions scandal  

    * VW's U.S. chief to testify to U.S. lawmaker panel on Oct. 8 * Germany's KBA watchdog wants plan presented by Oct. 7 * Owners want to know if refit will affect performance (Recasts with roll-out of website page) By Andreas Cremer and Barbara Lewis BERLIN/BRUSSELS, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Two weeks after it admitted to cheating diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen provided the first information on Friday allowing customers to find out if their vehicles are affected....More
  • Newswire

    Volkswagen Expects Emissions Investigation to Take Months  

    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....More
  • Newswire

    RPT-Illegal VW Diesel Emission Systems May Require Two Solutions  

    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....More
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    WRAPUP 4-Volkswagen to refit cars affected by emissions scandal  

    (Adds U.S. lawmakers seeking documents related to the scandal, closing share price) * Volkswagen has said 11 million vehicles affected * To present details to watchdog in October * CEO says to give core VW brand more independence * U.S. lawmakers seek documents from VW, EPA By Andreas Cremer...More
  • Newswire

    German Investigators Contact EPA on VW Affair  

    A spokesman for Germany's transport ministry confirms investigators have contacted the U.S. regulator regarding Volkswagen's misrepresentation of diesel-emissions tests....More
  • Newswire

    WRAPUP 3-Germany investigates VW's ex-boss over fraud allegations  

    (Adds details, quotes) * R&D heads of VW brand, Audi, Porsche suspended - sources * New data shows huge gap between car tests and real world * Some analysts criticise choice of new CEO, VW shares fall By Andreas Cremer...More
  • Newswire

    VW's Skoda Says Emissions Issue Affects 1.2 Million Cars  

    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....More
  • Newswire

    Audi Says Emissions Scandal Affects 2.1 Million Cars  

    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....More
  • Newswire

    EU Countries Urged to Investigate Emissions Tehnology  

    Responding to the Volkswagen scandal, the European Union's executive branch wants member countries to investigate how many cars are equipped with so-called defeat devices that skew emissions-test results in the automaker's favor....More
  • Newswire

    BMW Denies Report It Manipulated Emissions Tests  

    The luxury automaker says its tests provide accurate results but it will contact the International Council on Clean Transportation which, according to a German trade magazine, found some of its diesel cars far exceeded European emissions standards....More
  • Newswire

    CEO Winterkorn Out Amid VW Emissions-Fixing Scandal  

    Martin Winterkorn is stepping down as VW chief executive after eight years to provide the automaker, rocked by the discovery that emissions tests were rigged to meet U.S. standards, with what he calls "a fresh start."...More
  • Newswire

    EU Engine Tests Draw Scrutiny Amid VW Emissions Scandal  

    The unfolding scandal over VW's rigged emissions tests in the U.S. has brought renewed criticism from environmental groups that long have warned of loopholes in European test regimes....More
  • Newswire

    Unaware of VW Emissions-Test Fudging, Transport Minister Says  

    Denying allegations by the Green Party that he knew beforehand about the technology VW used to manipulate test results, Alexander Dobrindt says he first learned about the scandal in a newspaper article....More
  • Newswire

    WRAPUP 2-Volkswagen chief faces grilling by board over diesel scandal  

    (Adds source, analyst comments, detail, background, shares) * Board committee grilling CEO Winterkorn over scandal * Expected to make recommendation on his future * Full board meeting scheduled for Friday By Andreas Cremer BERLIN, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn faces a reckoning with his board on Wednesday, summoned to explain the falsification of U.S. emissions tests in the biggest scandal in the 78-year history of the world's largest carmaker....More
  • Sep 22, 2015

    VW’s Deception Hurts Entire Auto Industry 10

    This action is so cynical, brazen and devious it has left even VW’s biggest supporters feeling betrayed....More
  • Newswire

    Volkswagen Denies CEO on Way Out  

    A media report that Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn will be replaced as VW grapples with allegations of falsifying emissions tests is "nonsense," a spokesman says....More
  • Newswire

    VW Rolls Back Guidance as Emissions Scandal Unfolds  

    The automaker will set aside about €6.5 billion to cover costs related to the fallout from allegations it falsified results of emissions tests of its diesel models in the U.S. and other markets....More
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