Volkswagen’s CEO resigns and a rash of class-action lawsuits are filed as the company’s woes over its diesel-engine emissions continue.
Volkswagen’s manipulation of its diesel autos’ emissions readings cost the company its reputation and the U.S. Treasury millions in improper tax credits.
The Environmental Protection Agency said its widening its probe into the emissions levels of diesel cars produced by automakers.
Volkswagen is being forced to recall about 482,000 diesel cars because of violation of Clean Air Act standards.
Domestic-branded car makers won more individual categories in the latest quality awards than import brands.
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
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