Volkswagen Settles Emissions-Cheating Cases For $15.3BVolkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.
AP Source: Volkswagen Reaches $14.7B Emissions SettlementVolkswagen would repair or buy back polluting diesel vehicles and pay each owner as much as $10,000 under a $14.7 billion deal the car maker has reached to settle lawsuits stemming from its emissions cheating scandal, a person briefed on the settlement talks said Monday.
Report: 4 Companies Selling New Cars With Takata InflatorsSome 2016 and 2017 Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Volkswagen vehicles are equipped with a type of inflator that is prone to rupture, according to a Senate report.
Judge: VW Owners Get Option Of Buybacks, FixesA judge says an agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them.
Judge Gives VW Month For Plan To Fix Diesel EmissionsA federal judge is giving Volkswagen and regulators a month to provide a specific plan about how they will bring nearly 600,000 diesel cars into compliance with clean air laws following an emissions cheating scandal.
VW Submits Fix For 3.0-Liter Diesels To California OfficialsThe Volkswagen Group of America submitted its proposal Tuesday to bring Porsches, Audis and Volkswagen cars with six-cylinder, 3.0-liter diesel engines up to California's air quality standards after state regulators found the vehicles were programmed to emit cleaner emissions on government treadmill tests than on the real road.
California Regulators Reject Volkswagen Recall PlanCalifornia air quality regulators are rejecting Volkswagen's recall plan to fix vehicles including the Beetle and Jetta that were programmed to trick government emissions tests.
VW Offers Diesel Owners $1,000 In Gift Cards And VouchersVolkswagen is offering $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers as a goodwill gesture to owners of small diesel-powered cars involved in an emissions cheating scandal.
EPA: Volkswagen Cheats Again On Pollution TestsVolkswagen’s emission scandal grew as the German automaker was accused of cheating again, this time involving luxury vehicles.
DiCaprio And Paramount Option Volkswagen Scandal Book ProposalParamount Pictures and Leonardo DiCaprio's production company Appian Way have optioned the rights to a book proposal from New York Times journalist Jack Ewing about the ongoing debacle.
VW Pollution Test Site Under Scrutiny Amid Cheating ScandalThe center in Oxnard, about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles, was built with the help of a $10 million, tax-exempt public bond and opened in 2012.
Audi: 2.1M Vehicles Affected In Emissions-Rigging ScandalVolkswagen AG's upmarket Audi brand says 2.1 million of its vehicles are among those with the engines affected by the emissions-rigging scandal.