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6 Cars Dr. Seuss Would've Driven

By Matt Schmitz on March 2, 2017

CARS.COM — Did you eat green eggs and ham for breakfast this morning? It's March 2, aka the birthday of Theodor Geisel — better known as Dr. Seuss. The good doctor would be 113 y... Read More
Some VW Diesels Now Have a Fix

By Kelsey Mays on January 6, 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 a... Read More
VW Engineer Pleads Guilty in U.S. Criminal Charges Over Emissions Scandal

By Kelsey Mays on September 9, 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 DO... Read More
Report: VW Diesel Buyback Option Most Popular So Far

By Kelsey Mays on August 30, 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 mas... Read More
2013-2014 Volkswagen Idle Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 27, 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 b... 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 lesse... 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 diese... 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 pol... 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 th... 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 l... Read More