The Truth About Cars » Diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Volkswagen Isn’t Selling any Brands Just Yet, But it’s Still Their ‘Plan B’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-isnt-selling-any-brands-just-yet-but-it-remains-plan-b/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-isnt-selling-any-brands-just-yet-but-it-remains-plan-b/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:30:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333138 Rival automakers salivating at the thought of snapping up a castoff from Volkswagen’s brand portfolio will have to sit and wait. Amid grim fourth-quarter financial data and ongoing expenses linked to the diesel emissions scandal, the company is standing by its assets, but admits they might have to jettison some if unexpected expenses crop up. […]

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Rival automakers salivating at the thought of snapping up a castoff from Volkswagen’s brand portfolio will have to sit and wait. Amid grim fourth-quarter financial data and ongoing expenses linked to the diesel emissions scandal, the company is standing by its assets, but admits they might have to jettison some if unexpected expenses crop up. […]

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For Some Weird Reason, Volkswagen is Having a Hard Time Agreeing to Union Pay Hike Demands http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/for-some-weird-reason-volkswagen-is-having-a-hard-time-agreeing-to-union-pay-hike-demands/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/for-some-weird-reason-volkswagen-is-having-a-hard-time-agreeing-to-union-pay-hike-demands/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:15:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331970 It just posted its largest loss ever and is up to its eyebrows in scandal-related expenses, so what’s an automaker to do when the hands come out asking for more? That’s the situation in Wolfsburg, Germany, where the scandal-rocked Volkswagen and its workers’ labor union find themselves engaged in an uncomfortable dance, according to Automotive […]

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It just posted its largest loss ever and is up to its eyebrows in scandal-related expenses, so what’s an automaker to do when the hands come out asking for more? That’s the situation in Wolfsburg, Germany, where the scandal-rocked Volkswagen and its workers’ labor union find themselves engaged in an uncomfortable dance, according to Automotive […]

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“Too Bad About That Old Diesel, Can I Interest You in Something New?” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/too-bad-about-that-old-diesel-can-i-interest-you-in-something-new/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/too-bad-about-that-old-diesel-can-i-interest-you-in-something-new/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:30:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331162 Will Volkswagen TDI owners who opt for a buyback be soured on the brand, or can they be lured into a new model? It’s a big question for dealers, who could stand to benefit from the dealership traffic they’ll see when Volkswagen’s buyback program gets up and running later this year. The fate of hundreds […]

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Will Volkswagen TDI owners who opt for a buyback be soured on the brand, or can they be lured into a new model? It’s a big question for dealers, who could stand to benefit from the dealership traffic they’ll see when Volkswagen’s buyback program gets up and running later this year. The fate of hundreds […]

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Volkswagen’s Buyback Might Be Worse (Environmentally) Than the Crime http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-buyback-might-worse-environmentally-crime/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-buyback-might-worse-environmentally-crime/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:15:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1329625 Update: I made a decimal flub. The math is corrected. Thanks to commenter ChemEng for pointing it out. We’ll post a new piece on Monday. There’s no denying it: Volkswagen cheated. It confessed to the crime of emitting up to 40 times over the legal limit allowed for NOx. We learned yesterday (and the day before, to some degree), that Volkswagen will […]

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Update: I made a decimal flub. The math is corrected. Thanks to commenter ChemEng for pointing it out. We’ll post a new piece on Monday. There’s no denying it: Volkswagen cheated. It confessed to the crime of emitting up to 40 times over the legal limit allowed for NOx. We learned yesterday (and the day before, to some degree), that Volkswagen will […]

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Here’s What It Might Cost To Fix Each 2.0 TDI Volkswagen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/heres-what-it-might-cost-to-fix-each-2-0-tdi-volkswagen-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/heres-what-it-might-cost-to-fix-each-2-0-tdi-volkswagen-2/#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:31:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1329609 Note: In light of today’s news regarding an agreement between Volkswagen and U.S. regulators, we believe it’s pertinent to rerun this piece considering Volkswagen still plans on fixing some of the affected 2.0-liter TDI vehicles. —MS In all reality, Volkswagen probably won’t pay $37,500 for each car that cheated its way through U.S. emissions standards, […]

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Note: In light of today’s news regarding an agreement between Volkswagen and U.S. regulators, we believe it’s pertinent to rerun this piece considering Volkswagen still plans on fixing some of the affected 2.0-liter TDI vehicles. —MS In all reality, Volkswagen probably won’t pay $37,500 for each car that cheated its way through U.S. emissions standards, […]

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Volkswagen Poised to Offer a Mass Buyback Program http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-poised-to-offer-a-mass-buyback-program/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-poised-to-offer-a-mass-buyback-program/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 20:34:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1328929 Dirty Volkswagen diesels equipped with illicit “defeat devices” could soon be flying off driveways and into oblivion. Sources briefed on the matter told Reuters (via Automotive News) that the automaker will offer to buy back up to half a million 2.0-liter TDI models in the U.S. that emit illegal levels of smog-causing emissions. They expect […]

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Dirty Volkswagen diesels equipped with illicit “defeat devices” could soon be flying off driveways and into oblivion. Sources briefed on the matter told Reuters (via Automotive News) that the automaker will offer to buy back up to half a million 2.0-liter TDI models in the U.S. that emit illegal levels of smog-causing emissions. They expect […]

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Volkswagen Might Pay Every U.S. Diesel Owner $5,000 to Avoid a Trial http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-might-pay-every-diesel-owner-5000-to-avoid-a-trial/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-might-pay-every-diesel-owner-5000-to-avoid-a-trial/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:05:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1328841 On the eve of a key U.S. deadline for a diesel emissions fix, Volkswagen has reportedly agreed to pay all American owners of afflicted TDI models $5,000 each. The deal, reported by Germany’s Die Welt newspaper, would allow the automaker to avoid going to trial this summer, according to Automotive News. Volkswagen was facing an April 21 […]

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On the eve of a key U.S. deadline for a diesel emissions fix, Volkswagen has reportedly agreed to pay all American owners of afflicted TDI models $5,000 each. The deal, reported by Germany’s Die Welt newspaper, would allow the automaker to avoid going to trial this summer, according to Automotive News. Volkswagen was facing an April 21 […]

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The Volkswagen Beetle Will be Missed by People Who Weren’t Planning on Buying One http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/the-volkswagen-beetle-will-be-missed-by-people-who-werent-planning-on-buying-one/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/the-volkswagen-beetle-will-be-missed-by-people-who-werent-planning-on-buying-one/#comments Sat, 16 Apr 2016 16:15:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1325802 Will there be a Green Mile edition? The slow-selling Volkswagen Beetle is living on borrowed time, if a tweet by industry insider Autoline can be believed, but aside from nostalgia, why should the world mourn a vehicle that few buyers want? In the wake of the disruptive and wildly expensive diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen needs sales in […]

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Will there be a Green Mile edition? The slow-selling Volkswagen Beetle is living on borrowed time, if a tweet by industry insider Autoline can be believed, but aside from nostalgia, why should the world mourn a vehicle that few buyers want? In the wake of the disruptive and wildly expensive diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen needs sales in […]

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Volkswagen Hands North America the Car Keys, Extends its Curfew http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-hands-north-america-the-car-keys-extends-its-curfew/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-hands-north-america-the-car-keys-extends-its-curfew/#comments Fri, 15 Apr 2016 20:30:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1325394 More autonomy is coming to North American Volkswagen operations, thanks in part to dealer protests calling for exactly that. Today, Volkswagen established a new North American Region (NAR) encompassing Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, headed by no-longer-interim Volkswagen Group of America president and CEO Hinrich J. Woebcken (who replaced departing CEO Michael Horn in March). The […]

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More autonomy is coming to North American Volkswagen operations, thanks in part to dealer protests calling for exactly that. Today, Volkswagen established a new North American Region (NAR) encompassing Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, headed by no-longer-interim Volkswagen Group of America president and CEO Hinrich J. Woebcken (who replaced departing CEO Michael Horn in March). The […]

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Take a Little off the Top Come Bonus Time, Müller Tells Volkswagen Management http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/take-little-off-top-come-bonus-time-mueller-tells-volkswagen-management/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/take-little-off-top-come-bonus-time-mueller-tells-volkswagen-management/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:30:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321978 Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller is expected to cave to shareholder and labor pressure today and ask that his management board agree to trim their bonuses by 30 percent, insider sources have told Reuters. Will it satisfy dealers and vehicle owners stuck with depreciated rolling stock? Not. Bloody. Likely. The request, if it comes to pass, comes […]

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Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller is expected to cave to shareholder and labor pressure today and ask that his management board agree to trim their bonuses by 30 percent, insider sources have told Reuters. Will it satisfy dealers and vehicle owners stuck with depreciated rolling stock? Not. Bloody. Likely. The request, if it comes to pass, comes […]

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Another Lawsuit Launched at Mercedes-Benz in Diesel Litigation Barrage http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/another-lawsuit-launched-mercedes-benz-diesel-litigation-barrage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/another-lawsuit-launched-mercedes-benz-diesel-litigation-barrage/#comments Fri, 08 Apr 2016 18:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321106 Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, Daimler, has been hit with a second lawsuit from a U.S. law firm that represents owners of diesel vehicles, despite recent evidence that could render the suit invalid. The suit from now-familiar firm Hagens Berman accuses the German automaker of employing an emissions “defeat device,” a la Volkswagen, in its diesel vehicles, according […]

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Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, Daimler, has been hit with a second lawsuit from a U.S. law firm that represents owners of diesel vehicles, despite recent evidence that could render the suit invalid. The suit from now-familiar firm Hagens Berman accuses the German automaker of employing an emissions “defeat device,” a la Volkswagen, in its diesel vehicles, according […]

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Diess Extends a Flimsy Olive Branch to Volkswagen Dealers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/diess-extends-slim-olive-branch-volkswagen-dealers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/diess-extends-slim-olive-branch-volkswagen-dealers/#comments Sun, 03 Apr 2016 15:30:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1317746 Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. will get more vehicles to sell this year and next, but there’s still no word on possible reparations or when to expect a diesel emissions fix. At a meeting with dealers at the National Auto Dealers Association convention on Saturday, Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess promised to “redefine” the brand and […]

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Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. will get more vehicles to sell this year and next, but there’s still no word on possible reparations or when to expect a diesel emissions fix. At a meeting with dealers at the National Auto Dealers Association convention on Saturday, Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess promised to “redefine” the brand and […]

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Talk to Our Committee to Avoid Lawsuits, Volkswagen Dealers Tell Automaker http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/talk-to-our-committee-to-avoid-lawsuits-volkswagen-dealers-tell-automaker/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/talk-to-our-committee-to-avoid-lawsuits-volkswagen-dealers-tell-automaker/#comments Sat, 02 Apr 2016 14:19:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1317242 Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. have formed a go-to team tasked with drawing compensation out of the automaker while avoiding a looming barrage of dealer lawsuits. The five-member committee was formed at a dealers-only meeting held yesterday at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas, one day before U.S. dealers were expected to […]

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Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. have formed a go-to team tasked with drawing compensation out of the automaker while avoiding a looming barrage of dealer lawsuits. The five-member committee was formed at a dealers-only meeting held yesterday at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas, one day before U.S. dealers were expected to […]

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Piston Slap: Time To Pounce on a Jetta TDI? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/piston-slap-time-pounce-diesel-jetta/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/piston-slap-time-pounce-diesel-jetta/#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 12:05:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1312378 Stephen writes: Hi Sajeev, I’ve toyed with the idea of turbocharging a 2.sl0w just for giggles and TORQUE, but the quest has to make some sense economically, or else the finance minister will not approve. Then it hit me: just how LOW in price have those older dirty diesels gone, anyway? You know, the ones with that […]

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Stephen writes: Hi Sajeev, I’ve toyed with the idea of turbocharging a 2.sl0w just for giggles and TORQUE, but the quest has to make some sense economically, or else the finance minister will not approve. Then it hit me: just how LOW in price have those older dirty diesels gone, anyway? You know, the ones with that […]

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Volkswagen Targeted by Federal Trade Commission Lawsuit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-targeted-federal-trade-commission-lawsuit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-targeted-federal-trade-commission-lawsuit/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:41:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314250 It wasn’t so clean, was it? The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Volkswagen on March 29, claiming the automaker’s “Clean Diesel” ad campaign was a deception that tricked buyers into purchasing its supposedly eco-friendly vehicles. By filing the complaint against Volkswagen, the FTC (which can’t levy fines) would be able to seek compensation for […]

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It wasn’t so clean, was it? The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Volkswagen on March 29, claiming the automaker’s “Clean Diesel” ad campaign was a deception that tricked buyers into purchasing its supposedly eco-friendly vehicles. By filing the complaint against Volkswagen, the FTC (which can’t levy fines) would be able to seek compensation for […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford Soothes Investors, Dodge Gets its DiCaprio Moment, and Kentucky Aims for Volkswagen’s Center Mass http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-ford-soothes-investors-dodge-gets-dicaprio-moment-kentucky-aims-volkswagens-center-mass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-ford-soothes-investors-dodge-gets-dicaprio-moment-kentucky-aims-volkswagens-center-mass/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1310346 Ford is doing so well, you’d be a damn fool to ever think of not investing in Ford, says Ford. That, hiring a crop of cranky old people paid off for Dodge, Kentucky joins the let’s-sue-Volkswagen party, Honda gets a Hoosier boost, and ethanol continues to suck … after the break! Big Blue isn’t leaking […]

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Ford is doing so well, you’d be a damn fool to ever think of not investing in Ford, says Ford. That, hiring a crop of cranky old people paid off for Dodge, Kentucky joins the let’s-sue-Volkswagen party, Honda gets a Hoosier boost, and ethanol continues to suck … after the break! Big Blue isn’t leaking […]

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Volkswagen Dealers Are Just Getting Started in Reparation Hunt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-dealers-are-just-getting-started-in-reparation-hunt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-dealers-are-just-getting-started-in-reparation-hunt/#comments Tue, 22 Mar 2016 20:16:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1309250 Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. want to be compensated for financial losses stemming from the diesel emissions scandal, and if the results of a recent meeting with company brass is any indication, the demands will soon grow louder. Alan Brown, chairman of Volkswagen’s U.S. dealer council, led a small delegation of dealers to Germany last […]

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Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. want to be compensated for financial losses stemming from the diesel emissions scandal, and if the results of a recent meeting with company brass is any indication, the demands will soon grow louder. Alan Brown, chairman of Volkswagen’s U.S. dealer council, led a small delegation of dealers to Germany last […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Daimler Sets GPS to Poland, Porsche Execs Get Off, and Self-Driving Rules Coming http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-daimler-looks-poland-porsche-execs-get-off-self-driving-rules-coming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-daimler-looks-poland-porsche-execs-get-off-self-driving-rules-coming/#comments Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1306561 Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is getting cold feet about opening a factory in Russia, and thinks it might just skip a little bit west. That, two Porsche executives avoid the Big House, the NHTSA wants autonomous rules post-haste, Volkswagen seeks a quick way out of trouble, and Aston Martin wants an F1-inspired moonshot … after […]

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Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is getting cold feet about opening a factory in Russia, and thinks it might just skip a little bit west. That, two Porsche executives avoid the Big House, the NHTSA wants autonomous rules post-haste, Volkswagen seeks a quick way out of trouble, and Aston Martin wants an F1-inspired moonshot … after […]

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Volkswagen Prepares its Pollution Penance http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-prepares-pollution-pennance/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-prepares-pollution-pennance/#comments Thu, 17 Mar 2016 19:30:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1306057 After its excessively dirty diesels polluted the nation’s air for years, Volkswagen is on the verge of making environmental reparations in the U.S. and state of California, Bloomberg reports. The automaker is reportedly in talks with U.S authorities to create two remediation funds aimed at offsetting some of the environmental (and possibly legal) damage resulting […]

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After its excessively dirty diesels polluted the nation’s air for years, Volkswagen is on the verge of making environmental reparations in the U.S. and state of California, Bloomberg reports. The automaker is reportedly in talks with U.S authorities to create two remediation funds aimed at offsetting some of the environmental (and possibly legal) damage resulting […]

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Volkswagen Investors Want an Expensive Pound of Flesh http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304297 The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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U.S. Volkswagen Dealers Are Poised to Revolt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/u-s-volkswagen-dealers-are-poised-to-revolt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/u-s-volkswagen-dealers-are-poised-to-revolt/#comments Sat, 12 Mar 2016 15:14:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302537 Volkswagen has been on the ropes for months as regulators, governments and the buying public rain blows in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal, but its newest foe might come from the inside — its U.S. dealer network. American dealers are feeling abandoned by their distracted German parent and could be on the verge of […]

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Volkswagen has been on the ropes for months as regulators, governments and the buying public rain blows in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal, but its newest foe might come from the inside — its U.S. dealer network. American dealers are feeling abandoned by their distracted German parent and could be on the verge of […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Subaru Goes Beyond the Beige, Battery Battle at Porsche, and Tesla Confuses Economists http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-subaru-goes-beyond-beige-battery-battle-porsche-tesla-confuses-economists/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-subaru-goes-beyond-beige-battery-battle-porsche-tesla-confuses-economists/#comments Fri, 11 Mar 2016 16:59:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302001 Subaru, worried that it might be losing its coolness, could be planning to rebel against its new-found mainstream image. That, Big Battery picks up steam, Tesla’s stock turbulence continues to amaze, NASCAR wants Millennials to watch a race, and Porsche thanks its lucky stars for SUVs … after the break! Maybe it’s not hip to […]

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Subaru, worried that it might be losing its coolness, could be planning to rebel against its new-found mainstream image. That, Big Battery picks up steam, Tesla’s stock turbulence continues to amaze, NASCAR wants Millennials to watch a race, and Porsche thanks its lucky stars for SUVs … after the break! Maybe it’s not hip to […]

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Volkswagen to Slash Office Jobs by Next Year, Says Report http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-slash-office-jobs-next-year-says-report/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-slash-office-jobs-next-year-says-report/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:15:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301665 Like ripples in a pool of sulphur-rich oil, the impact from Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal keeps spreading. In a cost-cutting measure designed to mitigate the growing financial damage caused by the scandal, Volkswagen is planning to cut 3,000 administration jobs in Germany, according to Reuters. The source of unofficial claim comes from two contacts inside the […]

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Like ripples in a pool of sulphur-rich oil, the impact from Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal keeps spreading. In a cost-cutting measure designed to mitigate the growing financial damage caused by the scandal, Volkswagen is planning to cut 3,000 administration jobs in Germany, according to Reuters. The source of unofficial claim comes from two contacts inside the […]

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BREAKING: Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn Resigns http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-group-of-america-ceo-michael-horn-resigns/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-group-of-america-ceo-michael-horn-resigns/#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2016 21:34:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1300929 Volkswagen’s American operation is looking for a new leader. Michael Horn, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, stepped down effective immediately on March 9. The company stated that Horn departed in mutual agreement with the company, and will be pursuing other opportunities. Horn’s duties will be taken over on an interim basis by […]

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Volkswagen’s American operation is looking for a new leader. Michael Horn, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, stepped down effective immediately on March 9. The company stated that Horn departed in mutual agreement with the company, and will be pursuing other opportunities. Horn’s duties will be taken over on an interim basis by […]

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Unfixable Volkswagen Diesels Could Keep Living the California Dream http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/unfixable-volkswagen-diesels-keep-living-california-dream/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/unfixable-volkswagen-diesels-keep-living-california-dream/#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2016 18:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1300649 There’s a chance that older Volkswagen TDI models branded as pollution monsters in the ongoing diesel emissions scandal could keep rolling along the avenues and alleyways of the Golden State. On March 8, California’s air regulator floated the idea that diesels that can’t fully be brought back into compliance with state laws might get a […]

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There’s a chance that older Volkswagen TDI models branded as pollution monsters in the ongoing diesel emissions scandal could keep rolling along the avenues and alleyways of the Golden State. On March 8, California’s air regulator floated the idea that diesels that can’t fully be brought back into compliance with state laws might get a […]

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