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August 28, 2017  

Volkswagen engineer gets prison, $200K fine in diesel scandal

Robert Liang has been sentenced to a 40-month prison sentence.

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August 25, 2017  

US seeks prison sentence for Volkswagen engineer in diesel scandal

63-year-old Robert Liang asks judge to consider a sentence of probation, 1,500 hours of community service.

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July 26, 2017  

Daimler stands by diesel despite growing controversy

Q2 net profit up a scant 2% compared with a year ago, to $2.9 billion.

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July 25, 2017  

Volkswagen exec jailed in US diesel scandal to plead guilty

US District Judge refuses to release Oliver Schmidt on bond from a Michigan jail, saying he might flee.

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July 24, 2017  

German automakers’ shares fall on diesel emissions concerns

Newsmagazine report claims the automakers have colluded for years over diesel technology.

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July 21, 2017  

Volkswagen emissions scandal settlement reaches $1.3 billion

Environmental regulators say some of the vehicles emitted up to 40 times the allowed levels of nitrous oxides.

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July 18, 2017  

Daimler recalls 3 million vehicles to ease diesel doubts

Automaker expects recall to cost $254.21 million.

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May 24, 2017  

US files lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler over cheated emissions tests

Claims the automaker put software-based features on diesel engines in nearly 104,000 trucks and Jeeps between 2014 to 2016.

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May 19, 2017  

Fiat Chrysler in talks with government over diesels

EPA claims the automaker used software that allowed diesel vehicles to emit more pollution on the road than they do in emissions tests.

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May 10, 2017  

Volkswagen chairman defends decision not to publish probe results

Automaker says disclosing further results of the probe would expose it to “unacceptable legal risks.”

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April 24, 2017  

Volkswagen ordered to pay $2.8B in emission scandal

Vehicles were programmed to turn on pollution controls during testing and off while on the road.

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March 15, 2017  

Audi’s German headquarters searched in emissions probe

VW and Audi vehicles with 2-litre diesel engines make up the bulk of those caught up in Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal.

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November 21, 2016  

Scandal costs force Volkswagen to shed 30K jobs

Automaker says the job cuts will save $4 billion annually.

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June 29, 2016  

What Volkswagen owners can expect from emissions settlement

Answers to questions about the largest class-action settlement in the history of the American auto industry.

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June 20, 2016  

Former Volkswagen chief investigated over emissions scandal

Prosecutor says the ex-CEO wasn’t quick enough to inform investors of the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal.

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June 17, 2016  

Volkswagen launching more electric cars after diesel scandal

Automaker plans to introduce more than 30 electric-powered vehicles by 2025.

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June 15, 2016  

VW attorneys get more time to reach emissions scandal deal

New deadline also applies to any agreements VW reaches with US Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission.

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May 17, 2016  

Norway’s oil fund suing Volkswagen over emissions scandal

The Norwegian fund is the biggest investor not to hold a seat on the automaker’s board.

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May 12, 2016  

VW board proposes approval of execs’ work despite scandal

Decision based on information incomplete investigation that top managers not involved.

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April 20, 2016  

VW owners seek trial if there’s no fix in emissions case

Pursuing expedited hearing or trial to get an order for “equitable relief” that would begin in July.

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March 30, 2016  

VW sued by FTC over false advertising claims

Regulators say the automaker’s engines spewed up to 40 times the allowed levels of air pollutants.

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March 23, 2016  

Kentucky’s AG sues VW for emissions rigging scheme

State claims automaker violated consumer protection laws.

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March 16, 2016  

VW sued by big investors over emissions scandal

Suit in the German regional court includes investors from 14 countries, including Canada.

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March 3, 2016  

VW rejects allegations it didn’t give timely info on scandal

Lawsuit argues the automaker should have disclosed information two weeks before it did.

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January 13, 2016  

California regulators reject Volkswagen’s diesel vehicle recall plan

California Air Resources Board call plan ‘unacceptable;’ cites automaker’s inability to identify affected vehicle models.

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January 7, 2016  

VW brand chief hopeful US OK’s diesel engine emission fixes

The automaker has already received approval to fix 8.5 million cheating cars in Europe.

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December 22, 2015  

VW hires compensation expert Feinberg to handle emissions cheating claims

The automaker has admitted to installing software on 482,000 four-cylinder diesel engines in the US.

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December 14, 2015  

Global Volkswagen sales down 2.2% in November amid emissions scandal

US sales were down 15.3% to 45,300 units.

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October 29, 2015  

EU nations get tentative deal on stricter emissions testing for diesels

New tests will more closely resemble real road conditions.

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October 27, 2015  

Volkswagen hires Opel exec as strategy chief

The automaker has also hired a former judge who oversaw legal compliance at Daimler AG in the wake of a bribery scandal there.

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October 15, 2015  

New VW North America head will not take up post, leaves company

Winfried Vahland claims decision to quit was not related to the automaker’s scandal over its diesel engines.