‘Smoking gun’ found by researchers in Volkswagen emissions cheat code

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Took no less than a year, but finally researchers discovered the mechanism that Volkswagen utilized to cheat emissions tests, buried in lines of code released on the automaker’s own website. A group of computer scientists at the University of California San Diego hauled through copies of the code, which operated on Volkswagen’s onboard computers for […]

Volkswagen to Pay Over $10 Billion to Settle Emissions Claims

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Volkswagen AG is near to a $10 billion civil settlement, the biggest in the auto industry’s history, to compensate U.S. owners of automobiles affected by the German automobile maker’s emissions-cheating scandal. Under the proposed offer, Volkswagen would offer to buy back automobiles and offer extra payment for owners of almost 500,000 diesel-powered cars with two-liter […]