October 21, 2020

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    Volkswagen ID.4 to come with three years of unlimited charging

    Volkswagen is set to provide owners of its ID.4 compact electric sport utility vehicle with three years of unlimited charging in the United States at no extra cost to the vehicle’s price, the German automaker said on Monday. Volkswagen said consumers, who lease or buy the electric SUV that was introduced last month, can access […]

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    Volkswagen to make electric car cells and battery packs in the US

    German automaker Volkswagen stated it was expanding its Chattanooga factory in Tennessee to make electric vehicle cells and battery packs in the United States, together with assembling electric vehicles. The company said it prepares to break ground for a laboratory located in Chattanooga to develop and test cells and battery packs for its upcoming car […]

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    Volkswagen asks U.S. appeals court to reconsider ruling on emissions updates

    German automaker Volkswagen owned U.S. subsidiary on Thursday asked the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to reconsider a ruling which stated that two counties could seek financial penalties for excess diesel emissions that might cost the automaker billions of dollars. The 3-0 ruling in June said Utah’s Salt Lake County and Florida’s Hillsborough County […]

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    U.S. consumers got $9.8 billion in Volkswagen diesel settlements

    American buyers of polluting Volkswagen vehicles received over $9.8 billion in settlements, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) informed on Monday . Volkswagen agreed to buy back or repair over 550,000 polluting diesel U.S. vehicles following its admission in 2015 that it used secret software to evade emissions tests. The FTC in its final report on […]

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    Volkswagen, Toyota delay U.S. production restart, citing supplier concerns

    Volkswagen AG and Toyota Motor stated on Wednesday they will delay resuming U.S. production amid the coronavirus pandemic and concerns regarding the automotive supply network. VW stated it is indefinitely postponing the resumption of production at its Tennessee assembly plant that had been set to resume on May 3. Toyota stated it will postpone the […]

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    Volkswagen offers vehicles for relief efforts in U.S. coronavirus-hit regions

    German automaker Volkswagen stated on Monday its U.S. dealers would give cars for free delivery of essential supplies to people who need them during the coronavirus outbreak. The automaker stated it had asked the dealers to use their loaner fleet – cars typically provided to customers to drive while their vehicles are in a shop […]

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    Volkswagen furloughs 1,500 employees at Tennessee auto plant starting April 11

    Volkswagen stated Thursday it will furlough 1,500 employees at its U.S. assembly plant located in Tennessee starting April 11 as the industry deals with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The German automaker stated the temporary emergency furloughs for its production and maintenance workforce are anticipated to last not more than four weeks. The automaker stated its […]

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    Volkswagen settlement in North Dakota also funds charging stations

    Ten North Dakota communities will use part of a settlement with German automaker Volkswagen for constructing electric vehicle charging stations. The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality will send $2.7 million to the regional governments and businesses for clean vehicle projects, consisting of 17 charging stations throughout the state. All but one are fast chargers […]

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    American senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote

    Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday debated a decision by Volkswagen AG’s U.S. unit to postpone a union election for employees at its Tennessee assembly plant. Previously this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union vote for 1,700 employees at the Chattanooga plant until its challenge to a smaller […]

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    Volkswagen can face U.S. SEC lawsuit concerning emissions cheating

    Volkswagen stated the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission may sue the automaker due to its failure to reveal its diesel emissions scandal to investors. VW said in its annual report released previously this week that the SEC investigation focuses on the automaker’s nondisclosure of “certain Volkswagen diesel vehicles’ noncompliance” with U.S. emissions regulations. Volkswagen has […]

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    Volkswagen names new head for America group

    Volkswagen AG on Wednesday named a new head of its America group as the automaker looks forward to increase SUV sales amid weakening demand for cars. Scott Keogh, presently head of Audi of America, is going to become president and chief executive of Volkswagen Group of America as well as head of the Volkswagen brand […]

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    U.S. monitor wants more transparency from Volkswagen concerning emissions

    Volkswagen’s external compliance monitor on Monday stated he did not agreed with some Volkswagen executives’ use of privacy and attorney client privilege rights to withhold details regarding a $27 billion global emissions cheating scandal. The German automaker was ordered by the United States Department of Justice to provide three yearly reports examining its breaches to […]

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    U.S. appeals court upholds Volkswagen’s $10 billion diesel settlement

    A federal appeals court on Monday upheld Volkswagen’s $10.03 billion settlement with the owners of almost 500,000 contaminating diesel vehicles announced in 2016. The three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals stated, in dismissing the objections to the settlement, that it “delivered tangible, substantial benefits to class members, seemingly the equivalent of […]

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