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Some VW Diesels Now Have a Fix

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Jan 06 13:19:34 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Federal and state regulators on Friday approved a fix for a significant number of 2015 Volkswagen diesel engines involved in the automaker's ongoing emissions scandal. The affected cars have so-called "Generation 3" EA288 diesel four-cylinder engines: 2015 Volkswagen… Read More

Some VW Diesels Now Have a Fix

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Jan 06 13:19:34 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Federal and state regulators on Friday approved a fix for a significant number of 2015 Volkswagen diesel engines involved in the automaker's ongoing emissions scandal. The affected cars have so-called "Generation 3" EA288 diesel four-cylinder engines: 2015 Volkswagen… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which allow operation of… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:35 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which allow operation of… Read More

VW Engineer Pleads Guilty in U.S. Criminal Charges Over Emissions Scandal

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Sep 09 10:48:43 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — A Volkswagen engineer has pled guilty to criminal charges from the U.S. Department of Justice related to his role in the automaker's ongoing diesel emissions scandal. The DOJ announced today that engineer James Robert Liang pleaded guilty and… Read More

Report: VW Diesel Buyback Option Most Popular So Far

By Kelsey Mays on Tue Aug 30 14:41:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — At least 210,000 owners of nearly half a million four-cylinder diesel cars affected by the Volkswagen Group's diesel-emissions scandal have signed up to participate in a massive settlement, according to a court motion submitted by plaintiffs' groups. And… Read More

2013-2014 Volkswagen Idle Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Wed Jul 27 00:30:58 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The engine may idle rough and stumble upon acceleration. This may be due to faulty engine control module software maladjusting the valve timing. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2013 Volkswagen Jetta 2014 Volkswagen Jetta 2013 Volkswagen Beetle… Read More

Volkswagen's $14.7 Billion Diesel Settlement Gets Preliminary OK

By Fred Meier on Tue Jul 26 12:21:25 GMT-06:00 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

VW Close to Another Proposed Fix for 2.0-Liter Diesels

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier, Cars.com on Fri Jul 22 15:47:16 GMT-06:00 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 Thu Jul 21 13:53:47 GMT-06:00 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

VW Diesel Settlement: What Owners, Lessees Need to Know

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier, Cars.com on Tue Jun 28 14:46:32 GMT-06:00 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