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  • Newswire

    UPDATE 2-Volkswagen Australia to recall all vehicles with emissions cheating devices  

    (Updates number of affected vehicles) SYDNEY, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Australian unit of German carmaker Volkswagen AG said it will conduct a voluntary recall of vehicles fitted with devices designed to mask the level of emissions, as it increased the estimated number of affected cars to nearly 100,000. Volkswagen Group Australia on Friday said its head office in Germany had identified another 6,444 cars, two days after it put the total figure at 90,000....More
  • Newswire

    Germany to Let Diesel-Car Tax Stand  

    A Finance Ministry spokeswoman says Germany currently has no plans to follow French officials considering raising taxes on diesel cars over the next five years....More
  • Oct 5, 2015

    VW, Audi Excluded From 10 Best Engines Testing 3

    Caught red-handed in a scheme that pollutes the environment, as well as its own corporate culture, the Volkswagen Group will be suspended from participating in the Ward’s 10 Best Engines competition until further notice....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

    Emission Manipulation Software a 'No-Go' - BMW Official  

    Speaking at a motor industry congress in Berlin, product-development chief Klaus Froehlich stresses BMW would not use similar tactics to VW to pass tests illicitly....More
  • Newswire

    GM and Navistar Join to Develop and Make Commercial Trucks  

    GM says the agreement will help boost its Chevrolet commercial truck business....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
  • Newswire

    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

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