Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, February 02, 2017 4:22 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

A court agreement between Volkswagen and the FTC would cost billions if approved.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 4:31 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The EPA recently notified Fiat Chrysler Automobiles about the 104,000 car models affected by this violation.

Monday, January 09, 2017 2:10 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The FBI arrested Oliver Schmidt on Jan. 7 for lying to regulators about diesel emissions.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:44 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Three more states sue Volkswagen, claiming that emissions cheating with its diesel cars goes back further than was previously disclosed.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 4:51 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Volkswagen owners seem uncertain about keeping their cars, though they may feel they have no choice if they don’t want to lose money.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 4:42 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

The Environmental Protection Agency said its widening its probe into the emissions levels of diesel cars produced by automakers.

Friday, September 18, 2015 5:30 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Volkswagen is being forced to recall about 482,000 diesel cars because of violation of Clean Air Act standards.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013 11:25 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Diesel cars, SUVs and pickup trucks have seen a 24 percent increase in registrations over the last two years.