This Isn't Even Volkswagen's First Diesel Disaster

Volkswagen certainly has done a dazzling job of turning their entire line of TDI diesel cars into a steaming, heaping pile of beaver shit with their duplicitous emissions fudging-system, but it’s nice to know this isn’t the first time diesels have bitten them on the ass. The first time was, of course, much simpler. »9/22/15 6:45pm9/22/15 6:45pm

VW Discontinued The Guilty TDI In 2014, So Why Can't You Buy The New Ones?

The diesel engines found in Volkswagen products since the 2015 model year are not the Type EA189 TDIs that admittedly have the emission cheating software installed, but VW still can’t sell you the newer Type EA288 TDI engines in 2015 and 2016 model year cars either. Why? We’re not sure yet. »9/22/15 12:37pm9/22/15 12:37pm

Volkswagen Admits 'Defeat Device' On 11 Million Engines Worldwide, Sets Aside $7.2B

Things just went from catastrophic to apocalyptic as Volkswagen just admitted that the emission test cheating engine management software at the center of the Dieselgate controversy is installed in 11 million Volkswagen Group cars worldwide. They also say they’ll set aside $7.2 billion in just the third quarter to… »9/22/15 7:12am9/22/15 7:12am

Understanding The 'Test Mode' That Let VW Trick The Emissions Test

Volkswagen faces a maximum fine of $18 billion for having diesels that are much dirtier in real world driving than during the EPA’s mandated tests. But how does a car know it is being tested? Consumer Reports explains that the method is simple and uses a feature common in modern cars — but VW is in hot water over how… »9/21/15 6:34pm9/21/15 6:34pm

2016 Range Rover Diesel: The Ultimate SUV Finally Has The Perfect Engine In America

We all know the idea behind the Range Rover. It’s elegant, capable, something something fish and chips. So let’s focus on what’s new for 2016: off-road cruise control and the perfect engine, a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6. At last, a diesel Range Rover for America! »9/11/15 11:59am9/11/15 11:59am