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Subaru Manipulated Fuel Economy and Emissions Data of 903 Vehicles
Subaru Manipulated Fuel Economy and Emissions Data of 903 Vehicles

1 May 2018, 11:07 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Altering fuel economy and emissions data in the factory is bad, but in comparison to Mitusbishi and Volkswagen, Subaru did that to less than 1,000 vehicles

 
Mercedes Diesel Engine Possible Defeat Software Found During Investigation
Mercedes Diesel Engine Possible Defeat Software Found During Investigation

19 Feb 2018, 12:11 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Daimler's main brand is dealing with ongoing investigations both in the U.S. and Germany over its diesel engines, and they might not be going the carmaker's way

 
Groupe PSA Accused Of Diesel Emissions Cheating, Automaker Denies Wrongdoing
Groupe PSA Accused Of Diesel Emissions Cheating, Automaker Denies Wrongdoing

9 Sep 2017, 14:38 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / France's DGCCRF is currently investigating Groupe PSA over suspicions of a defeat device installed in almost 2 million diesel vehicles

 
Porsche Is Investigated In Germany Over Cheating Software, It Denies Wrongdoing
Porsche Is Investigated In Germany Over Cheating Software, It Denies Wrongdoing

6 Jun 2017, 11:27 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Germany's transport authority, the KBA, is reportedly investigating Porsche over a suspicion of a possible software cheat. Brand officials deny any misconduct

 
Scammers in the UK Sold "Cloned" Cars With Forged Papers of Similar Models
Scammers in the UK Sold "Cloned" Cars With Forged Papers of Similar Models

8 May 2017, 16:55 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A journalistic investigation has revealed three cases of "cloned" cars in the UK. The scammers sold stolen vehicles with forged papers to unsuspecting clients

 
Hyundai and Mercedes-Benz Pull Commercials From TV Show Over Harassment Scandal
Hyundai and Mercedes-Benz Pull Commercials From TV Show Over Harassment Scandal

4 Apr 2017, 08:02 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A harassment scandal centered on cable TV's most watched host has led to several brands ditching their advertising deals for The O'Reilly Factor

 
Italian Police Unravel Plot To Steal Enzo Ferrari's Body, 34 Suspects Caught
Italian Police Unravel Plot To Steal Enzo Ferrari's Body, 34 Suspects Caught

29 Mar 2017, 09:55 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / An investigation in Italy that focused on drug and weapon trafficking led to a startling discovery. An organized crime group wanted to steal Enzo Ferrari's body

 
One Man’s Investigation Made General Motors Recall Saturn And Pontiac Cabriolets
One Man’s Investigation Made General Motors Recall Saturn And Pontiac Cabriolets

27 Mar 2017, 08:50 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / General Motors is still haunted by its past's ghosts, as Troy Lyman proved with a one-man investigation into a notorious problem affecting the Sky and Solstice

 
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Diesels Reportedly Investigated by French Authorities
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Diesels Reportedly Investigated by French Authorities

22 Mar 2017, 15:50 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A source from the French legal system claims that authorities in the Hexagon have begun an investigation targeting Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on emissions

 
Renault Investigated In France Over Emission Irregularities With 1.5-liter dCi
Renault Investigated In France Over Emission Irregularities With 1.5-liter dCi

15 Mar 2017, 16:57 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / An inflammatory story about an ongoing investigation into Renault prompted the automaker to reiterate that its cars aren't equipped with NOx defeat devices

 
PSA Peugeot Citroen's Diesel Engines Monitored by French Government
PSA Peugeot Citroen's Diesel Engines Monitored by French Government

12 Feb 2017, 17:03 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The PSA Group, owner of Peugeot, Citroen, and DS brands, has been referred to French prosecutors regarding its diesel engines. The company denies wrongdoing

 
GM Settles Investigation Over Ignition Switch Saga With $1 Million Civil Penalty
GM Settles Investigation Over Ignition Switch Saga With $1 Million Civil Penalty

19 Jan 2017, 10:13 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Almost three years since the U.S. SEC opened an investigation into General Motors over the ignition switch recalls, GM finally made ends meet

 
French Authorities Investigate Renault Emissions, Company Denies Wrongdoing
French Authorities Investigate Renault Emissions, Company Denies Wrongdoing

13 Jan 2017, 17:34 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Renault's diesel engines are under the spotlight of French authorities. The company denied any wrongdoing, but its share value has decreased today

 
Volkswagen Executive Arrested By FBI on Conspiracy Charge For Dieselgate
Volkswagen Executive Arrested By FBI on Conspiracy Charge For Dieselgate

10 Jan 2017, 09:48 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / One of Volkswagen's executives in the USA was arrested by the FBI in relation to the Dieselgate scandal. He is charged with conspiracy to defraud the USA

 
Porsche Wins Another Court Battle Regarding Its Failed Takeover of Volkswagen
Porsche Wins Another Court Battle Regarding Its Failed Takeover of Volkswagen

23 Dec 2016, 12:42 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Germany's Federal Court of Justice has dismissed a billion euro claim from Porsche regarding the Volkswagen takeover. An American company sued Porsche and lost

 
NHTSA Will Investigate 1 Million FCA Vehicles Over Rollaway Accidents
NHTSA Will Investigate 1 Million FCA Vehicles Over Rollaway Accidents

20 Dec 2016, 16:07 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Several complaints regarding rollaway accidents have led the NHTSA to conduct an investigation on the Ram 1500 and Dodge Durango. It might lead to a recall

 
Slamming The Doors On A 2012 Nissan Versa Might Lead To Airbag Inflation
Slamming The Doors On A 2012 Nissan Versa Might Lead To Airbag Inflation

5 Oct 2016, 17:21 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The NHTSA is investigating the 2012 Nissan Versa over a potential issue that might lead to the deployment of side airbags if the front doors are slammed hard

 
Ford Edge And Fusion Are Being Probed By NHTSA For Power Steering And Doors
Ford Edge And Fusion Are Being Probed By NHTSA For Power Steering And Doors

5 Oct 2016, 08:28 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The NHTSA has started a probe focusing on the Edge and Fusion models from Ford. The elements that will be checked are the doors and power steering system

 
German Investigators Open Older Case For Dieselgate Evidence
German Investigators Open Older Case For Dieselgate Evidence

26 Aug 2016, 13:34 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / An older case, where a Bosch employee stole engine management software in an attempt to sell it to others, has come into attention for German investigators

 
Sweden Is Experiencing String Of Car Fires, Perpetrators Have Not Been Caught
Sweden Is Experiencing String Of Car Fires, Perpetrators Have Not Been Caught

12 Aug 2016, 17:13 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Malmo, Sweden's third-largest city, has recorded 70 car fires since the beginning of July. The investigation is ongoing, as no suspects have been apprehended