Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, September 25, 2015 11:53 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Volkswagen’s CEO resigns and a rash of class-action lawsuits are filed as the company’s woes over its diesel-engine emissions continue.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:54 am
By Kay Bell ·

Volkswagen’s manipulation of its diesel autos’ emissions readings cost the company its reputation and the U.S. Treasury millions in improper tax credits.

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

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 ·

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

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Domestic-branded car makers won more individual categories in the latest quality awards than import brands.

Monday, July 19, 2010 3:48 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

News today that Volkswagen is looking to boost its share of the U.S. car market from the paltry 2 percent it’s sitting at now. Worldwide, Volkswagen is the third largest automaker in terms of production, so it does seem a little odd the German automotive giant doesn’t have a bigger footprint in this country. The

Tags: Cars, Volkswagen, VW
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 2:22 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

Volkswagen recently unveiled a plug-in electric car version of their Golf compact, which it plans to roll out in the U.S. market by 2013. Like Nissan’s LEAF, the Golf Blue-E-Motion will be a pure electric car, in contrast to GM’s much-touted gas-electric hybrid Volt. If you’re considering a pure electric, you’ve probably already made peace