100,000 Opel vehicles to be recalled in diesel investigation

2017 Opel Amper-e Paris Motor Show

Germany’s Transport Ministry stated on Monday it would order approximately 100,000 Opel vehicles to be recalled as part of an emissions investigation, after prosecutors checked the automaker’s offices previously in the day. German motor vehicle authority KBA discovered four software programs capable of changing vehicle emissions in 2015, and ordered Opel to use a software […]

Germany investigates Audi for possible new illegal emissions device

2018 Audi Q5

German auto authority KBA has summoned Audi for an official hearing about if its diesel-engined A6/A7 models have been fitted with a formerly unknown defeat device, Germany‚Äôs Transport Ministry stated on Tuesday. German weekly magazine Spiegel reported that in Germany, about 30,000 vehicles diesel vehicles fitted with 6-cylinder diesel engines could have been fitted with […]

German watchdog recalls Volkswagen Touaregs after discovering defeat devices

Volkswagen Touareg

Germany’s KBA automotive watchdog on Tuesday revealed a recall of Volkswagen’s flagship European sport-utility vehicles (SUV) with 3-litre diesel motor after discovering two illegal emissions control devices in the models. New proof of Volkswagen’s deployment of defeat gadgets continues to emerge over two years after its emissions-test dieselgate took off in the United States. Europe’s […]

Ford’s German department says all models, engines adhere to emissions standards

Fod ecoboost Mondeo

Ford Motor’s department in Germany stated that its automobiles and engines, consisting of its newest diesel motors, adhere to present emissions rules. Ford is not using unlawful devices to cheat on emissions tests, the automaker’s German department stated by e-mail, according to Reuters. Germany’s WirtschaftsWoche magazine reported recently that the U.S. automaker’s mid-sized Mondeo model […]

German Transport Ministry orders investigation of Porsche emissions

Due to VW's emissions scandal Porsche will stop selling one of its best-selling SUVs

The German Transport Ministry has asked the KBA watchdog firm to analyze the emissions of automaker Porsche, a ministry representative stated on Monday following a vital media report. German newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday that diesel designs of Porsche’s Cayenne V6 TDI, an SUV model, had much greater emissions than lawfully permitted. The company […]

European Commission expects Italy to answer over alleged Fiat emissions cheating

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

The European Commission last week called on Italy to provide evidence against Germany’s claims that Fiat Chrysler utilized illegal exhaust emissions defeat devices, increasing pressure on the group amidst accusations against it in the U.S. Germany asked the EU executive to moderate its conflict with Italy, which declined its claims of hidden software on the […]