All posts tagged "VW"

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    S. Korea: VW rigged emissions in 125,000 diesel vehicles

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged. Hong Dong Gon, a director at the...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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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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    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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  • FILE - In a Tuesday, May 5, 2015 file photo, Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn addresses the shareholders during the annual shareholder meeting of the car manufacturer Volkswagen in Hannover, Germany. Winterkorn apologized Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, after the Environmental Protection Agency said the German automaker skirted clean air rules by rigging emissions tests for about 500,000 diesel cars. "I personally am deeply sorry that we have broken the trust of our customers and the public," Volkswagen chief Martin Winterkorn said in a statement. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
    VW rocked by emissions scandal as prosecutors come calling

    BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen, the world’s top-selling automaker, lost a stunning 17.1 percent of its value Monday after admitting that it intentionally rigged nearly half a million cars to defeat U.S. smog tests. The Obama administration, meanwhile,...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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