The Dieselgate scandal over software and defeat devices designed to cheat emissions regulations on over eleven million diesel Volkswagen cars around the world is a never-ending saga, with a new report suggesting that the company held a presentation designed by executives outlining a plan to cheat on emissions tests…
The gas plug-in T-Prime GTE Concept follows the diesel plug-in CrossBlue Concept as Volkswagen is getting ready to launch its full-sized three-row hybrid SUV. This time, we’re looking at a combined output of 375 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque with an electric range of 31 miles. Can it make SUV-crazed Americans…
Yesterday we reported that Volkswagen was on the verge of an agreement with the U.S. government on how to fix their 600,000 polluting diesel vehicles. Now reports are trickling in with results of the court hearing, and it seems that VW and the Feds have finally reached a consensus.
Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom VW Pickup is claimed to come with an extra, SCCA-prepped mill. Let’s see if that, and its price. really gets your motor running.
Three Volkswagen dealerships from the Illinois-based Napleton Automotive Group sued Volkswagen Wednesday for damages stemming from the Dieselgate scandal, reports Automotive News. This lawsuit is in defiance of a Volkswagen dealer council effort to resolve dealer grievances outside of the courts.
Small, cheap, diesel, single-cab; the Smyth Performance Volkswagen “Ute” is the answer to the internet’s perfect truck. Just get yourself an old Jetta or Golf, a Sawz-All and prepare for glory!
As news spread across the internet back in September that something was up with Volkswagen’s diesels, the automaker moved quickly to scrub its “Clean Diesel” ad campaign from its corporate Internet accounts. But it was too late, as the Feds were already on the Dieselgate trail. And now, the Federal Trade Commission is…
Nearly six months after its emissions scandal went public, Volkswagen has yet to issue a solution for its affected U.S. diesels. With the federally ruled deadline to disclose the status of a potential fix fast approaching, it looks like VW’s answer could be “Uh, we’re still working on it.”
I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking “Damn, I miss the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. I want something similar but smaller and with a German badge on the front.” For the few of you weirdos actually thinking that, there’s great news! Volkswagen’s got just the car for you!
Volkswagen, still reeling from getting caught with emissions defeating devices on over 11 million of its diesel vehicles around the world, was issued an ultimatum by an American judge to have a fix for its Dieselgate affected cars by March 24.
Volkswagen’s suggested fixes for its 2.0 liter and 3.0 liter diesel vehicles fitted with emissions-cheating software keep getting rejected, and now the automaker has decided on a plan to buy back some of the effected models—but only the certified pre-owned vehicles currently in the Dieselgate sales-ban limbo on…
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller is continuing his apology tour throughout the United States over the hot mess that is Dieselgate, but the tour just took a super-weird turn with a series of interviews that Mueller gave to NPR. First he claimed that Volkswagen didn’t lie, and then that the whole thing was caused by a…
Car companies tell us the buttons on your dashboard are soon to be replaced with pinches and swipes. Some are already pushing even further with touch screens you don’t actually touch. Let’s look closer at some of this tech and see if it’s actually worth being wide-eyed over.
Forget the Amarok, VW’s best pickups are basically vans. [Image: Volkswagen]
Volkswagen killed the car. Of course I mean the company’s slogan that’s been in use since 2007, which is the German translation “Das Auto.” Since that’s now dead due to the Dieselgate scandal, I thought we could help VW out with some suggestions for a new slogan.
[Holy shit the seats in the 1991 Volkswagen Vario concept car. I just...damn. Photo Credit: VW]
In a mea culpa press conference in Germany today, executives from the Volkswagen Group conceded areas of the company had a mindset “that tolerated breaches of rules,” one factor of several that led to the ongoing Dieselgate scandal.
Volkswagen’s been looking for a patsy to blame the whole Dieselgate fiasco on for a while, and they’ve found quite a few. First the CEO (which, probably right call, he’s the damn CEO), and then a couple of engineers. But now VW’s found a new one: Audi’s head of research and development, Ulrich Hackenberg.