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  • Newswire

    Emissions Scandal Not Hurting Sales, VW Says  

    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....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 5-VW cuts 2016 capital spending plan as cheating scandal widens  

    * VW cuts 2016 capex plan to 12 bln euros from 13 bln * Says 75,000 more U.S. vehicles have excess emissions * Details of vehicle fixes provided to US regulators (Adds EPA saying VW provided initial proposal on vehicle fixes) By Andreas Cremer and David Shepardson WOLFSBURG, Germany/WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG cut 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) from its 2016 investment plan on Friday, as its emissions cheating scandal expanded to include tens of thousands more U.S. vehicles....More
  • Newswire

    EC Gives VW Until Year's End to Provide CO2 Data  

    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....More
  • Newswire

    U.K. Light-Vehicle Output Slips in October  

    Last month's result reflected slackening domestic demand offsetting an increase in exports, which account for about 80% of cars built in the region....More
  • Newswire

    U.K. Says VW Must Pay for Repeat Vehicle Tests  

    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....More
  • Newswire

    VW's European Sales, Market Share Fall Amid Emissions Scandal  

    The ACEA regional automakers group says new-car registrations in the European Union and European Free Trade Assn. rose 2.7% year-over-year in October to 1.14 million vehicles, but VW sales fell 0.8% as the emissions-cheating scandal unfolded....More
  • Newswire

    REFILE-UPDATE 1-VW says CO2 cheats affect more petrol engines than previously disclosed  

    (Refiles to add UPDATE 1 tag to headline) 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. 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....More
  • Newswire

    VW Scandal Prompts U.K. Inquiry Into Testing Protocols  

    Members of Parliament want to determine whether the current procedures for testing vehicle emissions, noise and performance meet standards established by the European Union, and whether they reflect "real-world" driving....More
  • Newswire

    Automakers Seek High-Tech Edge in Developing Self-Driving Car  

    Automakers are scrambling to load up their vehicles with sophisticated electronics that handle many driving situations but stop short of making the car fully autonomous, something experts say may be decades away....More
  • Newswire

    No Further Evidence of Cheating at VW, Exec Says  

    Herbert Diess, the automaker's top brand executive, says he has seen no evidence of wrongdoing at the automaker beyond the rigging of diesel-emissions tests and carbon-dioxide certifications....More
  • Newswire

    India's Mahindra Nearer to Pininfarina Acquisition  

    The Italian design studio, whose clients have included Ferrari, Maserati and Rolls-Royce, says it expects to reach a deal to be acquired by the Indian conglomerate in coming weeks....More
  • Newswire

    Brembo Chair Sees Limited Fallout From VW Scandal  

    Alberto Bombassei says the Volkswagen emissions scandal's impact on Italian suppliers could be "significant yet not dramatic" and the consequences for his company, which supplies brakes to Ferrari and Porsche, likely would be "modest."...More
  • Newswire

    VW Ex-CEO Winterkorn Steps Down as Audi Chair  

    Martin Winterkorn resigned as Volkswagen CEO last month as the scandal over falsified emissions-test results unfolded, then quit Wednesday as Audi chief after similar allegations against the VW luxury brand surfaced....More
  • Newswire

    Takata Crisis Opens Japanese Window for Autoliv  

    With many Japanese automakers having abandoned Takata amid massive recalls of cars equipped with potentially lethal airbag inflators, the Swedish supplier is ramping up production of replacement devices....More
  • Newswire

    BMW Group Posts 4% October Sales Increase  

    The German luxury automaker says October deliveries were a record high for the month, although the 4% rise was well below the September and August increases of 7.8% and 7.2%, respectively....More
  • Newswire

    VW to Put Car Fixes Ahead of Test-Fixing Probe  

    Repairing diesel cars rigged to produce false emissions-test results is a higher priority than investigating the origins of the scandal, says Juergen Stackmann, the VW brand's sales chief....More

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