Volkswagen Had To Decide To Cheat More Than Eight Years Ago: Report

While Volkswagen’s cheating on emissions tests is pretty much common knowledge at this point, a whole bunch of questions remain unanswered. One of those is how long the company’s been doing it, and how long it planned to do it. Thanks to a German minister’s interview with Reuters, we now know that the answer is… »9/24/15 2:52pm9/24/15 2:52pm

How Volkswagen Could Have Gotten Away With It

By now the full gravity of Volkswagen’s cheating the EPA’s emissions testing systems is out in the open, and while, sure, I’m appalled and disappointed, a perverse part of me is also kind of impressed. It’s a pretty clever cheat! But like all cheaters, VW got caught because they got lazy. I think I know how they could… »9/24/15 12:50pm9/24/15 12:50pm

Inside The Most Awkward Volkswagen Party In The World

At any big, flashy new car release, you expect to be accosted by public relations people all wearing name tags. “How do you like it?” they normally ask, or “Isn’t this exciting?” After I spent a few minutes milling around the entrance to the unveiling of the Volkswagen Passat last night, a security guard walked up to… »9/22/15 6:15pm9/22/15 6:15pm