EU plans more legal action against countries regarding emissions cheating

The European Union prepares for more legal action against governments that couldn’t investigate emissions test cheating by automakers following the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal, a top official stated. In a bid to avoid a rerun of the Volkswagen scandal, the European Commission has proposed an overhaul of rules on how vehicles are certified and evaluated throughout […]

Volkswagen compliance head exits in falling-out over dieselgate scandal role

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Volkswagen’s efforts to draw the line under its dieselgate scandal were dealt a blow on Thursday after the German automaker fell out with the compliance chief it worked with to assist, prompting her departure from the company. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, 65, was quitting Volkswagen’s board “due to differences in their understanding of responsibilities and future operating […]

VW has repaired less than 10 percent of rigged European diesel cars

Volkswagen is making slow development on repairing automobiles geared up with illegal engine software application in Europe, having actually repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected designs, the company stated on Monday. Germany’s KBA motor vehicle authority has actually approved proposed repairs that would resolve the issue in about 5.1 million vehicles, […]

EU looks to coordinate consumer action against Volkswagen

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The European Commission is to fulfill consumer groups to make sure they are doing enough to seek compensation for European drivers impacted by Volkswagen’s emissions scandal. Consumer Commissioner Vera Jourova informed a press conference on Monday the “Dieselgate” scandal was a pan-European Union obstacle and the Commission was examining whether there had actually been breaches […]

Volkswagen regrets Washington decision to pursue $176 million fine

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Volkswagen stated on Friday it regretted the Washington Department of Ecology’s order to fine it $176 million over its emissions scandal, saying the relocation ran counter to efforts to fix U.S. customer declares collectively. “It is regrettable that some states have decided to look for environmental claims now, notwithstanding their prior support of this continuous […]