Volkswagen may have to step up electric car strategies to meet EU CO2 targets

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Volkswagen may have to step up its strategies for mass production of electric vehicles in order to satisfy tougher-than-expected European targets to slash greenhouse emissions from vehicles, its chief executive stated on Tuesday. The remarks came following the European Union agreed to curb CO2 emissions from vehicles by 37.5 percent by 2030, and follow warnings […]

Diesel software updates will cost Volkswagen, Daimler, BMW 500 million euros in Germany

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Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW are dealing with expenses of a minimum of 500 million euros ($593 million) to update the engine software of diesel automobiles in Germany to suppress emissions, the VDA automobile market lobby stated. Furthermore, the expenses of paying car owners rewards for trading in their older diesel vehicles for new models will […]

Diesels Represented 12 Percent of Volkswagen U.S. Sales in April 2017

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Customers in the U.S. are still demanding Volkswagen diesels regardless of all the controversy surrounding misleading emissions practices. Diesels represented almost 12 percent of Volkswagen’s U.S. sales for the month of April, a significant portion considering the automaker just started providing these automobiles again for the very first time since September 2015. Volkswagen went back […]