Deutsche See sues Volkswagen in dieselgate scandal

Deutsche See

Deutsche See is taking legal action against Volkswagen for misrepresenting a fleet of automobiles it rented as environmentally friendly, ending up being the first significant German customer to sue the automaker over its dieselgate scandal. Volkswagen already deals with numerous lawsuits from individuals, regulators, states and dealerships, a lot of them in the form of […]

Volkswagen states Audi software can distort emissions during tests

Audi A4

Audi vehicles with automatic transmissions got technology that is efficient in distorting emissions during the time they are tested, Volkswagen stated, as its high-end flagship is battling accusations over a reported finding of a new cheat software device. Germany’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper informed a week ago that the California Air Resources Board (CAR) had […]

Germany has no information from U.S. on reports of cheat device in Audi vehicles

Audi R8 e-tron images

U.S. authorities have not shared any details with Germany, concerning software application that a newspaper report stated was discovered in some Audi automobiles that decreased their carbon dioxide emissions throughout tests, a Transport Ministry representative stated on Monday. “For the moment, we have no details on this problem … The KBA (automobile authority) is ensuring […]

Germany tells Tesla to stop promoting ‘autopilot’ in its car advertisements

Tesla Model S

Berlin has officially Tesla to stop promoting its cars as “autopilot,” just days after the authorities cautioned Tesla owners the feature existed simply for help, and certainly not as a complete self-drive function. A Transport Ministry spokesperson validated to Reuters a Sunday report in Bild am Sonntag newspaper, which stated that a written request been […]

Bild am Sonntag: Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller had no knowledge of emissions scandal

Matthias Mueller

Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Müller had no knowledge of the automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, Germany’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper notes, pointing out a report by Jones Day, the lawfirm entrusted with investigating the scandal. Mueller learnt about Volkswagen’s emissions cheating software application on September 18, 2015, when U.S. regulators revealed the automaker had fabricated […]