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Germany Raids Hyundai and Kia for Software Cheating Diesel Emissions
Germany Raids Hyundai and Kia for Software Cheating Diesel Emissions

28 Jun 2022, 18:49 UTC / Yes, you have already heard this story with Volkswagen. Yes, Bosch seems to be involved with the cheating software once again.

 
FCA EcoDiesel Scandal Ends With Guilty Plea, Fines Total $300 Million
FCA EcoDiesel Scandal Ends With Guilty Plea, Fines Total $300 Million

7 Jun 2022, 13:56 UTC / Less than a year after it was first reported about the potential guilty plea, FCA US LLC has agreed to pay nearly $300 for its cheating V6 diesel engines

 
Owners of Vehicles With Defeat Devices Should Have Right to Compensation, Advisor Says
Owners of Vehicles With Defeat Devices Should Have Right to Compensation, Advisor Says

3 Jun 2022, 15:06 UTC / An advisor of the European Union's Court of Justice, the highest of its kind in the EU, believes that owners of cars with defeat devices should be compensated

 
VW Group Has Settled EA189 Dieselgate Suit in England and Wales
VW Group Has Settled EA189 Dieselgate Suit in England and Wales

26 May 2022, 12:31 UTC / Almost seven years have passed since the Dieselgate scandal erupted. The German conglomerate has announced it settled the case out of court in Englad and Wales

 
Suzuki HQ Raided by Prosecutors Over Diesel Probe, Investigation Is Ongoing
Suzuki HQ Raided by Prosecutors Over Diesel Probe, Investigation Is Ongoing

28 Apr 2022, 20:42 UTC / Suzuki's offices in Germany were raided yesterday as the company's diesel engines came under suspicion. Two other companies were also raided

 
Toyota's Hino Motors Has Falsified Emissions Data Since 2016, Recalls Will Start Soon
Toyota's Hino Motors Has Falsified Emissions Data Since 2016, Recalls Will Start Soon

6 Mar 2022, 22:03 UTC / Hino employees were switching components and company representatives have lied to officials. Here’s the story and what’s going to happen

 
Polestar 2 Super Bowl Ad Teases Tesla and Volkswagen
Polestar 2 Super Bowl Ad Teases Tesla and Volkswagen

14 Feb 2022, 10:02 UTC / Simple lines such as “no dieselgate,” “no “dirty secrets,” “no empty promises,” “no shortcuts,” and “no conquering Mars” had very clear targets

 
The Used Car Market Is So Bad People Ask $74,000 for a Dieselgate Volkswagen
The Used Car Market Is So Bad People Ask $74,000 for a Dieselgate Volkswagen

13 Jan 2022, 14:56 UTC / The used-car market is bonkers, as people ask more than the sticker price for a beaten-up vehicle like this Volkswagen Touareg with Dieselgate history

 
Volkswagen Promises Significantly Cleaner Diesel Engines, Again
Volkswagen Promises Significantly Cleaner Diesel Engines, Again

14 Dec 2021, 16:28 UTC / Volkswagen promises significantly cleaner diesel engines by using regenerative diesel fuels. The CO2 emissions can be reduced by a whopping 95%.

 
Volkswagen Accused of Using Illegal Software to Alter Pollutant Emissions
Volkswagen Accused of Using Illegal Software to Alter Pollutant Emissions

23 Sep 2021, 16:10 UTC / An echo of the Dieselgate scandal, the "temperature-window" software used by VW has been deemed illegal as per the advocate general of the Court of Justice

 
Renault Under Fire as Authorities Probe Potentially Deceitful Diesel Emissions
Renault Under Fire as Authorities Probe Potentially Deceitful Diesel Emissions

10 Jun 2021, 16:32 UTC / After four years of gathering evidence, French prosecutors are charging Renault with essentially its own version of the Dieselgate scandal

 
Former VW CEO to Pay Roughly $12 Million in Damages Over Dieselgate Scandal
Former VW CEO to Pay Roughly $12 Million in Damages Over Dieselgate Scandal

3 Jun 2021, 14:52 UTC / Volkswagen concluded that its ex-CEO, Martin Winterkorn, had breached his duty of care, although he denied being responsible for the diesel scandal

 
Mercedes Emissions Cheating in the U.S. Settled for $1.5 Billion
Mercedes Emissions Cheating in the U.S. Settled for $1.5 Billion

15 Sep 2020, 12:48 UTC / Instead of living up to the "Best of Nothing" tagline, Mercedes has admitted to cheating emissions regulations in the United States of America

 
Mercedes-Benz to Settle Emission Charges in the U.S. for $2.2 Billion
Mercedes-Benz to Settle Emission Charges in the U.S. for $2.2 Billion

14 Aug 2020, 08:56 UTC / Mercedes-Benz said it agreed to pay a total of $2.2 billion to settle the charges and class action brought against it in the U.S.

 
South Korea Fines Mercedes, Porsche, Nissan Over Diesel Emissions Cheating
South Korea Fines Mercedes, Porsche, Nissan Over Diesel Emissions Cheating

6 May 2020, 20:01 UTC / Over in South Korea, Dieselgate appears to continue thanks to - or rather because of - Mercedes, Nissan, and Porsche. All three were fined by the government

 
The Worst Automotive Scandals of the 2010-2020 Decade
The Worst Automotive Scandals of the 2010-2020 Decade

30 Dec 2019, 18:25 UTC / The decade that that is rapidly coming to an end in a few days has spawned some of the biggest automotive scandals in history and some are still unfolding

 
Audi Plans to Cut 9,500 Jobs by 2025 as Part of New Transformation Plan
Audi Plans to Cut 9,500 Jobs by 2025 as Part of New Transformation Plan

27 Nov 2019, 10:55 UTC / The Dieselgate scandal and the high cost of the electric drive makes Audi hard to manage, as CEO Schot is starting to renovate and plan for the future

 
Daimler Fined EUR870 Million on Emissions Investigation
Daimler Fined EUR870 Million on Emissions Investigation

24 Sep 2019, 13:55 UTC / German auto company Daimler said on Tuesday (September 24) it was fined €870 million by the Stuttgart public prosecutor.

 
Porsche Fined Half a Billion Euro, Gets Off the Hook in Dieselgate
Porsche Fined Half a Billion Euro, Gets Off the Hook in Dieselgate

7 May 2019, 14:05 UTC / Stuttgart Public Prosecutor's Office issues a €535 million fine for Porsche, on account on its involvement in the Dieselgate scandal

 
Volkswagen Slams Use of Retrofit Hardware for Euro 5 Cars as Risky
Volkswagen Slams Use of Retrofit Hardware for Euro 5 Cars as Risky

7 Jan 2019, 10:17 UTC / The Volkswagen Group advises against carrying out a hardware retrofit on Euro 5 diesel cars that would make them Euro 6-compliant