French emissions probe clears Opel; others accused of fraud

2017-03-20 17:48

French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France but have found no proof of fraud in Opel vehicles.

Madrid begins vehicle bans to fight pollution

2016-12-28 15:05

Madrid's town hall hopes to sharply reduce pollution levels by limiting vehicle circulation for the first time, based on registration plate numbers

'Dieselgate' continues: Can VW overcome the scandal?

2016-09-16 06:51

One year on and Volkswagen is still battling to overcome the emissions scandal affecting thousands of its vehicles.

Emissions scandal: California rejects VW's 3.0-litre diesel fix

2016-07-15 10:35

The California Air Resources Board has rejected Volkswagen's plan to recall vehicles with 3-litre diesel engines, calling the proposal incomplete and deficient

S. Korea to fine Nissan for manipulating emission tests

2016-05-16 08:23

South Korea says it will fine Nissan for manipulating emissions tests on its SUVs.

India starts restricting cars to clear air

2016-04-16 08:26

The New Delhi government has begun a second round of two-week car restrictions to reduce air pollution that has made the Indian capital the world's most polluted city.

India bans new diesel cars in capital

2015-12-16 10:20

India's top court imposed a temporary ban on new diesel-guzzling SUVs and other luxury cars in New Delhi in an attempt to clean up the world's most polluted capital.

Oslo aims to make city centre car-free

2015-10-20 09:57

Cars could be banned from central Oslo by 2019 to help reduce pollution. Would this work in Johannesburg or Cape Town?

'Win back lost trust' - VW on emissions scandal

2015-09-22 15:39

'It is and remains the top priority of VW to win back lost trust,' says Volkswagen in response to the automaker's emissions scandal.

VW emissions scandal: What does it mean for SA?

2015-09-21 13:54

Volkswagen shares tumbled as the automaker is plunged into turmoil by accusations from US authorities that it falsified emissions data. Are SA vehicles affected?


VW emissions-cheating deal could put employees in hot seat

2017-01-11 09:01

The plea deal between Volkswagen and US prosecutors could be bad news for VW employees who had a role in the deceit or subsequent cover-up.

Tackling pollution: Paris bans half of its cars

2016-12-07 07:05

Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution.

For sale: Diesel cars return to Indian showrooms

2016-08-15 07:04

India's top court lifted a ban on the registration of new high-end diesel vehicles in New Delhi.

Emissions scandal: Mitsubishi to compensate 100 000 owners

2016-06-30 09:14

Mitsubishi is resuming sales of vehicles for which it had reported inflated mileage.

False fuel stickers: GM stops sale of SUVs

2016-05-14 11:32

General Motors is telling dealers not to sell about 60 000 SUVs in the US because the fuel consumption listed on the window stickers was inadvertently overstated.

Rome, Milan clamp down on cars

2015-12-28 18:39

Cars have been banished from the streets of Milan while in Rome every second vehicle has been forced off the road as authorities battle a buildup of smog.

French cars top Euro 'low CO2 emitters' list

2015-11-27 08:14

French automakers topped the list of European vehicles with the lowest carbon emissions, the European Environment Agency said in a report published.

Shell, UJ showcase second Shell Eco-marathon in Africa

2015-09-29 08:57

On October 3 and 4, Shell South Africa, in conjunction with the University of Johannesburg, will host the second Shell Eco-marathon in Africa. Find out more about this awesome event.

Berlin: New emission checks from German automakers

2015-09-21 17:47

The German government has called on the nation's car manufacturers to demonstrate that they have not manipulated their emission tests in the nation following Volkswagen's admission that it had regularly cheated on US air pollution results.

China cuts millions of cars for World War II anniversary

2015-08-04 09:13

In a bid for clean air, Beijing will limit the number of vehicles on its streets and shut factories during the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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