Diesel

VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By Cars.com staff on Fri Apr 21 11:59:04 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 Volkswagen diesel cars from the 2009-2016 model years. Below is a timeline of major events; we'll… Read More

VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By Cars.com staff on Fri Apr 21 11:59:04 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 Volkswagen diesel cars from the 2009-2016 model years. Below is a timeline of major events; we'll… Read More

VW Cleared to Sell 2015 Diesels After Fix

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Mar 30 09:57:11 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Diesel shoppers will soon be able to add certain Volkswagens back to their list, but only a select group of vehicles. The EPA has granted the automaker permission to sell new and used model-year 2015 diesel four-cylinder cars.… Read More

2017 Jaguar XE Diesel: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Joe Bruzek on Fri Mar 24 05:30:05 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Buying a diesel-powered 2017 Jaguar XE 20d might not be a bad way to go if fuel efficiency is at the top of your list considering we crushed the XE's EPA highway rating in testing. The diesel engine… Read More

Jaguar Nails SUV Efficiency With Diesel F-Pace 20d

By Joe Wiesenfelder on Thu Mar 23 07:00:20 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — While no one was looking — well, actually, while everyone was looking at Volkswagen, which had to remove from the U.S. market its VW and Audi clean-diesel SUVs because they, uh, weren't — Jaguar and its sister company… Read More

Volkswagen Pleads Guilty to 3 Felonies

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Mar 10 11:27:14 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — In U.S. district court today, the Volkswagen Group pleaded guilty to three counts of felony: conspiracy, obstruction of justice and importation of merchandise to the U.S. through false statements, according to Automotive News. But a district judge reportedly… Read More

2019 Volkswagen Arteon Preview

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Mar 06 13:45:01 GMT-06:00 2017

Competes with: Acura TLX, Nissan Maxima, Buick Regal Looks like: The Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE; alternately, the harbinger of the CC sedan's doom Drivetrain: Six available four-cylinder engines (three gas, three diesel) ranging from a 148-horsepower 1.5-liter mated to… Read More

Preliminary Approval Granted for VW V-6 Diesel Deal

By Fred Meier on Tue Feb 14 15:24:48 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — A proposed $1.2 billion deal among Volkswagen Group, regulators and owners to buy back or fix roughly 78,000 Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen 3.0-liter V-6 diesel vehicles was given preliminary approval in federal district court in San Francisco today. Related:… Read More

EPA Rates 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel 37 MPG Combined

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Feb 13 10:39:51 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The EPA has rated a new diesel variant of the redesigned Chevrolet Cruze sedan at 30/52/37 mpg city/highway/combined, Chevrolet announced today. That's with a six-speed manual transmission; the Cruze diesel's optional nine-speed automatic delivers 31/47/37 mpg in EPA-estimated ratings, Chevrolet… Read More

Can Volkswagen Earn Back Shoppers' Trust?

By Fred Meier on Tue Feb 07 08:00:15 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The drip-drip of revelations, court appearances and negative headlines about Volkswagen's emissions cheating looks like it's almost drying out. But after more than 18 months on the hot seat, will the VW brand be able to find its way… Read More

VW Will Buy Back or Fix 3.0-Liter Diesels

By Fred Meier on Wed Feb 01 12:34:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Volkswagen has agreed with regulators and the owners group to spend about $1.2 billion to buy back older 3.0-liter V-6 diesel vehicles that violate emissions rules and to fix the newer ones, plus give those owners a cash payment.… Read More