Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The U.S. Justice Department finds evidence against VW of criminal wrongdoing, while Tesla falls short of delivery projections and one of its cars catches fire during a test drive in France.

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

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

Monday, April 04, 2016 4:04 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The Federal Trade Commission says it’s suing Volkswagen Group of America over deceptive ads created to promote its “clean diesel” cars.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 5:33 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The massive Takata air bag car recall has grown by another 2.5 million vehicles in just a few days.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:31 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The Takata air bag recall has expanded with 2.3 million more cars recalled, bringing the total recalls to more than 26 million vehicles.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 3:35 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The EPA hands Volkswagen a 2nd notice of violation of the Clean Air Act for more problems with VW’s diesel cars.

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

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

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.

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