Diesel

Volkswagen's $14.7 Billion Diesel Settlement Gets Preliminary OK

By Fred Meier on July 26, 2016


CARS.COM — A federal court gave preliminary approval today to the proposed agreement among Volkswagen Group, U.S. and California regulators, 44 states and attorneys for VW owners and lessees to settle claims regarding VW's use of an emissions "defeat device"… Read More

Volkswagen's $14.7 Billion Diesel Settlement Gets Preliminary OK

By Fred Meier on July 26, 2016

CARS.COM — A federal court gave preliminary approval today to the proposed agreement among Volkswagen Group, U.S. and California regulators, 44 states and attorneys for VW owners and lessees to settle claims regarding VW's use of an emissions "defeat device"… Read More

Mazda CEO Says Long-Delayed U.S. Diesels Still Coming

By Fred Meier on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM — The much-delayed Mazda SkyActiv small diesel engines still are on the way for the U.S. despite the Volkswagen scandal, according to the company's CEO.  "We are not giving up. We have a timeline," Masamichi Kogai, Mazda CEO, told… Read More

VW Close to Another Proposed Fix for 2.0-Liter Diesels

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier, Cars.com on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Citing two unnamed dealers who attended a meeting with Volkswagen executives, the Associated Press reports that the automaker is close to having a new proposed fix for the diesel 2.0-liter engines at the heart of its massive emissions… Read More

VW Diesels May Still Pollute More, Even When Fixed

By Kelsey Mays on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM — Even if the Volkswagen Group gets regulatory approval to fix some 475,000 four-cylinder diesel cars in its ongoing diesel-emissions scandal, the repaired systems could still pollute more than they originally certified under. Related: VW Diesel Settlement: What Owners,… Read More

BMW's 2017 Diesel Models Delayed Amid Heightened Federal Scrutiny

By Matt Schmitz on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — In the wake of Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal, other automakers are facing a more arduous process for getting their 2017 diesel models certified by federal regulators. BMW confirmed to Cars.com that the U.S. sale dates of its model-year 2017… Read More

Volkswagen Proposal for V-6 Diesel Emissions Fix Rejected

By Jennifer Newman on July 14, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group's proposed emissions recall fix for its 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engines has been rejected by the California Air Resources Board. The proposal, which would have affected 16,000 Audi, Porsche and VW cars in that state, was called… Read More

Our 2013 VW TDI: Sell It or Fix It?

By Joe Bruzek on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM — As Volkswagen announces its proposed settlement terms, we're left with the question: Sell our 2013 Jetta Sportswagen TDI for a lot more than we paid for it, or hang on to it (but still get some cash), fix… Read More

VW Diesel Settlement: What Owners, Lessees Need to Know

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier, Cars.com on June 28, 2016

CARS.COM — The Volkswagen Group, regulators and attorneys for VW owners and lessees announced a massive settlement agreement today of civil claims regarding about 475,000 diesel cars in the U.S. from the 2009 to 2015 model years for which the… Read More

Volkswagen Diesel Settlement: What Owners Could Get

By Kelsey Mays and Joe Bruzek on June 28, 2016

CARS.COM — More than nine months after it broke into the public eye, the Volkswagen Group's huge diesel scandal reached a $14.7 billion settlement that should, at long last, answer a lot of questions. Provided it meets court approval —… Read More

Volkswagen to Pay $14.7 Billion to Settle Diesel Scandal in U.S.

By Kelsey Mays on June 28, 2016

CARS.COM — The Volkswagen Group has reached an agreement with U.S. and California regulators and consumer class-action attorneys to pay as much as $14.7 billion to settle claims a diesel emissions scandal that affects hundreds of thousands of diesel cars… Read More