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The US Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Ford’s emissions certification process, the automaker disclosed two months after fessing up to an issue with its testing.
Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit will pay a fine of $927m (about R13bn) to settle an investigation by German prosecutors into the carmaker’s cheating on emissions regulation.
The head of the world's biggest automaker Volkswagen has issued an unprecedented call to end tax breaks for diesel fuel in Germany.
Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, BMW and Daimler secretly worked together from the 1990s on issues, including polluting emissions from diesel vehicles, reports Der Spiegel.
Volkswagen has been ordered to pay a $2.8-billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests.
French investigating magistrates will open a probe into Fiat Chrysler for suspected cheating in diesel emissions tests, judicial sources said on Tuesday.
The Volkswagen executive who once was in charge of complying with US emissions regulations has been arrested in connection with the company's emissions-cheating scandal.
A federal judge gave Volkswagen, US regulators and attorneys for car owners a final extension to try to reach a deal.
German automaker Volkswagen and US environmental regulators have reached an agreement on the diesel-powered 3.0-litre cars also involved in the company's emissions scandal.
A federal judge has approved a $15bn court settlement of most claims against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal.
German judges have allowed former Audi chief executive officer Rupert Stadler to be released from prison, while warning that there’s still strong evidence against him in a criminal probe over diesel-emission cheating.
Japan authorities report that Mazda, Suzuki, and Yamaha Motors conducted improper fuel economy and emissions tests on their vehicles.
Paris city authorities said on Thursday they aimed to phase out the use of diesel cars by the time the French capital hosts the Olympics in 2024, and petrol cars by 2030.
The independent monitor overseeing Volkswagen's efforts to prevent a repeat of its diesel emissions scandal says he has a "broad mandate" to review the company's practices and that his initial impression is that VW is making a serious effort to refor
Following Volkswagen's recall of its 2.0-litre diesel cars, thousands of vehicles are left stranded and owner-less as part of the automaker's buyback programme.
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.
Volkswagen said it had reached an agreement in principle with owners of 3.0-litre cars affected by its emissions cheating scandal.
Volkswagen announced the biggest revamp in its history, cutting 30 000 jobs in a huge savings plan to help it recover from the dieselgate emissions cheating scandal.
Volkswagen says German prosecutors have widened their investigation of the emissions scandal to include the chairman of the company's board of directors.
French automaker Renault said it would cooperate fully in a government probe into emissions cheating that has rocked the European car industry.
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