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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

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

2017 Porsche Panamera: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on June 29, 2016

Competes with: Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series, Audi A8/S8, Tesla Model S Looks like: Porsche grafted the new 911's tail onto the Panamera and smoothed out its bulbous haunches Drivetrain: 440-horsepower, turbo 2.9-liter V-6 or 550-hp, turbo 4.0-liter V-8; eight-speed… 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

Report: Certain Owners in VW Diesel Scandal Could Get Up to $10,000 to Trade Their Cars In

By Kelsey Mays on June 27, 2016

CARS.COM — Tuesday represents a pivotal day in the Volkswagen Group's ongoing negotiations with regulators over an outcome to its ongoing diesel scandal, but a Bloomberg News report today suggests the automaker may have to spend more than $15 billion… Read More

Report: Volkswagen to Pay $10.3 Billion to Settle Diesel Scandal in the U.S.

By Kelsey Mays on June 23, 2016

CARS.COM — The Volkswagen Group's diesel scandal reportedly will cost the automaker more than $10 billion in the U.S. to compensate owners, and to fund green-energy projects and offset its diesel pollution. Citing an unnamed source briefed on the matter,… Read More

2017 Porsche 718 Boxster: What's New

By Cars.com Editors on May 2, 2016

Vehicle Overview The Porsche Boxster, which has featured a flat-six-cylinder boxer engine since its introduction in 1996, has given up on the traditional engine arrangement with the announcement of the arrival of a new pair of turbocharged flat-four-cylinder engines. Along… Read More

Porsche Spices Up Cayenne With Platinum Edition

By Matt Schmitz on April 28, 2016

CARS.COM — If the regular versions of Porsche's luxury performance SUV just aren't exciting enough to suit your taste, you'll soon be able to spice things up with the Cayenne Platinum Edition. This limited run amps up the 2016 Cayenne's… Read More

2017 Porsche 718 Cayman and 718 Cayman S: First Look

By Aaron Bragman on April 25, 2016

Competes with: Audi TT, Chevrolet Corvette, BMW Z4, Mercedes-Benz SLC Looks like: a hardtop 718 Boxster Drivetrains: 300-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter flat four-cylinder or 350-hp, turbocharged 2.5-liter flat four (718 Cayman S); six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive.… Read More

What Are the Best, Worst Car Brands?

By Matt Schmitz on April 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Many factors, both measurable and subjective, influence the decision to buy one car over another. Among them are reliability, handling and safety; resources abound to help car shoppers decide. Financial news site 24/7 Wall St. has combined data… Read More