Bosch fined US$100M over diesel scandal
Bosch agreed to a US$327.5 million civil settlement in the United States for supplying emissions cheating software to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles.
Jaguar Land Rover opens new plant in Slovakia
The U.K. automaker’s first plant in continental Europe will produce 150,000 cars a year.
German government urges automakers to pay diesel upgrades
Manufacturers favour giving car owners rebates to buy new vehicles over hardware upgrades to millions of diesel models.
Volkswagen sees profit rise but warns on trade disputes
VW CEO says “growing protectionism also poses major challenges for the globally integrated automotive industry.”
Appeals court approves US$10B Volkswagen emissions deal
VW agreed to spend up to US$10 billion compensating owners of roughly 475,000 Volkswagens and Audi vehicles with 2-litre diesel engines.
Volkswagen fined $1.2B in Germany over diesel scandal
Emissions flap has already cost the German automaker $20 billion in fines and civil settlements in the US.
Germany gives Daimler deadline to submit fix for diesel vans
Automaker ordered to recall over 6,000 Mercedes-Benz Vito delivery vans last week for emissions violations.
Volkswagen: We’ll buy your diesel back if it’s banned
Guarantee applies to new cars bought from a Volkswagen dealer from April 1 through the end of the year.
A greener trucking future: I-phi reduces long-haul diesel emissions
IHS technology uses hydrogen for cleaner, more fuel-efficient combustion.
How realistic are plans to ban new gas and diesel cars?
Getting rid of traditional engines presents a number real world hurdles.
Daimler stands by diesel despite growing controversy
Q2 net profit up a scant 2% compared with a year ago, to $2.9 billion.
Heavy freight emissions can be managed without crushing economy: Pembina
Sector can grow while adopting clean fuel standards, finding technology to address standards for heavy-duty vehicles.
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.
VW to pay $1.2B or more to US owners of larger diesel engines
Could pay as much as $4 billion if it can’t repair many of the cars in a way that satisfies regulators.
Ford adds diesel engine, other features to popular F150 pickup
Will improve towing capacity; engines are also more fuel efficient