All posts tagged "emissions"

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    Volkswagen sales in S. Korea tumble amid emissions scandal

    SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Yonhap) — Embattled German automaker Volkswagen’s sales in South Korea plunged in October, apparently affected by the deepening emissions scandal, industry data showed Thursday. According to the data compiled by the Korea Automobile Importers...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • The sign of German car company Audi is attached on the engine of a TDI, a turbo diesel model, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. Volkswagen AG's upmarket Audi brand said 2.1 million of its vehicles are among those with the engines affected by the emissions-rigging scandal. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
    S. Korean Audi owners file class action suit against Volkswagen

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A group of South Koreans who drive Volkswagen’s luxury brand, Audi, have filed a class action suit against the German automaker to retract their contracts after it admitted to cheating on U.S. emission tests,...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • A Volkswagen Touareg diesel is tested in the Environmental Protection Agency's cold temperature test facility, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Volkswagen has disclosed to U.S. regulators that there’s additional suspect software in its 2016 diesel models that would potentially help their exhaust systems run cleaner during government tests. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
    S. Koreans to sue Volkswagen in US over emissions scandal

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean Volkswagen owners plan to file a class action lawsuit in the United States against the German carmaker over its emission rigging scandal, their lawyer said Tuesday. Jason Ha said the lawsuit is...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • Volkswagen ornaments sit in a box in a scrap yard in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. The revelation that Volkswagen rigged diesel-powered cars to emit lower emissions during EPA tests is particularly stunning since Volkswagen has long projected a quirky brand image with an emphasis on being environmentally friendly -- an image that now appears in tatters. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
    S. Korea can penalize Volkswagen for cheating on emissions tests

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea can penalize German automaker Volkswagen AG for cheating on its vehicle emissions under a free trade deal with the European Union (EU), the government said Tuesday. According to the environment ministry, the...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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    EPA to change diesel emissions tests to thwart VW-like cheating

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that it will launch sweeping changes to the way it tests for diesel emissions after getting duped by clandestine software in Volkswagen cars for seven years. In a...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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