Volkswagen considers extending diesel incentives across Germany

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Volkswagen is considering whether to extend trade-in incentives to owners of older automobiles in all of Germany, extending the program beyond the 15 most heavily polluted cities, a spokesman stated on Friday. Under pressure to avert prohibitions of diesel vehicles in major cities, automakers have started offering trade-in incentives to support customers to scrap older […]

Half of Volkswagen models in Germany not compliant with latest pollution standard

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German automaker Volkswagen stated only half of its VW branded passenger car models in Germany are compliant with the latest pollution standard, due to a much stricter emissions testing regime. Cars in the European Union must adhere to the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) from September, however Volkswagen has only gained regulatory […]