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Volkswagen accused of emissions-related investor fraud ...

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Volkswagen and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn are being sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the alleged defrauding of investors through the dieselgate emissions scandal. The SEC filed its complaint in the District Court for the Northern District of California ...

Former VW boss Martin Winterkorn charged over dieselgate ...

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Former Volkswagen Group chief executive Martin Winterkorn has been charged alongside four other senior managers over his involvement in the company's diesel emissions scandal. The public prosecutor in Braunschweig, Germany, charged all four men – four of which were unnamed in an official statement ...

Volkswagen UK boss admits to more than 16,000 complaints ...

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The so-called ‘emissions fix’ to reduce NOx emissions is being rolled out across Europe amid the ‘dieselgate’ scandal, but owners have been plagued with breakdowns and poor vehicle performance after the update has been carried out, according to the Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum (DCF).

VW boss called a liar by MPs after giving emission scandal ...

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Volkswagen Group UK boss Paul Willis was branded a liar yesterday after giving evidence to the Transport Select Committee. Paul Willis (pictured) was making his third appearance since the start of the emissions scandal in 2015. Willis denied VW misled UK customers - and said there was no legal basis ...

Volkswagen executive jailed for seven years over ...

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Volkswagen compliance executive Oliver Schmidt has been sentenced to seven years in jail after pleading guilty to his part in the dieselgate emissions scandal in the US. Schmidt, Volkswagen’s compliance liaison with American regulators, had asked that his penalty be limited to 40 months after ...

VW scandal deters 67% of motorists from diesel, Close ...

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The Government’s announcement of banning the sale of new non-hybrid or EV vehicles by 2040, twinned with the Volkswagen emissions scandal, saw 2017 sales figures plummet to 38%. Close Brothers Motor Finance’s director of sales, Sean Kemple, said: “The ongoing decline in new diesel car registrations since the VW scandal in 2015 and ...

Volkswagen faces investors in court over £8.2bn dieselgate ...

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Volkswagen investors are seeking around £8.2 billion in damages from the manufacturer in court amid claims that it did not admit the dieselgate emissions cheating scandal sooner. A near-40% drop in share prices followed news of the scandal back in September 2015 and shareholders representing 1,670 ...

A third of VWs yet to be fixed two years on from dieselgate

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A third of the 1.2 million vehicles affected by the Volkswagen Group emissions scandal have yet to be fixed, more than two years on from the discovery of the scandal. The chair of the Environmental Audit Committee Mary Creagh has written to John Hayes, Minister of State at the Department for ...

Volkswagen UK will 'robustly' defend against emissions ...

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Volkswagen Group UK said it will “robustly” defend against claims being brought by law firm Harcus Sinclair concerning the emissions scandal. Harcus Sinclair has applied to the High Court for a group litigation order to pursue VW Group UK for financial compensation due to the NOx emissions scandal.

VW emissions scandal: brand RV damage 'negligible', used ...

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“The quality and appeal of the Volkswagen brand cars also had a significant part to play in putting the situation into the past.” However, he said, the emissions scandal raised the question as to whether diesel should be a ‘fuel for the future’. The damage to the environment and human health were the subject of reports and reviews.

Geneva Motor Show: Ghosn says VW emissions scandal is ...

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Renault-Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn, has warned the Volkswagen emissions scandal is hitting worldwide diesel vehicle sales. Talking to CAR magazine at the 2016 Geneva motor show, he predicted that more buyers would shun diesel powered cars because of concerns about higher emissions, fuel ...

Motorists not put off diesel by VW emissions scandal ...

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The Volkswagen emissions scandal has damaged motorists’ trust in all vehicle manufacturers’ environmental claims, but it hasn’t deterred them from considering a diesel car in the future, according to RAC research. The RAC’s research shows six in 10 drivers (57%) saying they have lost confidence in manufacturers since the news broke.

UK car dealers fear the fallout of Volkswagen scandal ...

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Volkswagen, Audi, Škoda and Seat dealers are still seeking answers to questions surrounding the future viability of their businesses. They are tasked with helping to clean up the reputation of their carmaker partners as the emissions cheating scandal rumbles on. However, uncertainty remains over ...

Volkswagen Group 2015 emissions scandal - AM-online

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Volkswagen Group 2015 emissions scandal; ... Profits rise for Caffyns as it weathers the Volkswagen emissions scandal. Market Insight 16 May. Transport minister accused of 'frightening complacency' over VW emissions' legal proceedings. Car Manufacturer News 4 May.

VW emissions scandal is not hurting volumes, says CAP ...

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CAP has reported that volumes of Volkswagen product remain steady in the wholesale market. The news follows as Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) data showed retail sales for Volkswagen vehicles rose in September in the UK. Controversy surrounding Volkswagen’s emissions scandal on ...

Emissions scandal could damage VW and Audi credibility ...

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Volkswagen and Audi dealers are being warned the brands could face a “major credibility crisis” in the UK following revelations the Volkswagen Group deliberately "fixed" emissions software fitted to some of its vehicles in the US, says Glass's. Residual values could also fall. The scandal means ...

Dealers speak out on Volkswagen emissions scandal - AM ...

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AM’s recent poll on the Volkswagen emission scandal revealed that 66% of respondents believe it will damage the reputation of Volkswagen Group cars in the UK for the long term. The poll received almost 600 votes and here are some excerpts from dealers that left anonymous comments when they cast ...

VW reviews plans for the future in wake of emissions scandal

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Volkswagen’s senior board is meeting this week with the company’s works council to agree on its future investment and production capacity in the wake of the emissions scandal. Matthias Müller, VW chief executive and Bernd Osterloh, chairman of the group works council will be in talks over the ...

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Paul Willis 'sad' to leave post as Volkswagen Group UK ...

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Volkswagen Group UK managing director Paul Willis has said that his decision to leave his post with the German car manufacturer was unrelated to the pressures of the dieselgate emissions scandal. Willis, who headed up the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand between February 2000 and 2008 and worked as ...

How Volkswagen can recover from the emissions scandal ...

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Volkswagen Group has eight strategies it can use to regain consumer trust, push sales volumes and develop sustainable growth. ... How Volkswagen can recover from the emissions scandal - Frost & Sullivan. 06/10/2015 in Car Manufacturer News. ... Following the company’s admission it circumvented Environmental Protection Agency testing in the US ...

Volkswagen Group's European dieselgate 'fixes' approved ...

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Volkswagen Group has received the green light for all fixes proposed to TDI engines in the wake of the dieselgate emissions scandal. The German manufacturer confirmed in a statement published this morning that the German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) had given it the go-ahead to implement the changes to diesel models with type EA189 engines.

VW Group defends 3.0-litre V6 diesel caught in emissions ...

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“Volkswagen AG wishes to emphasise that no software has been installed in the 3.0-litre V6 diesel power units to alter emissions characteristics in a forbidden manner.” VW said it will cooperate fully with the EPA to clarify the matter.

Corporate manslaughter charge fears for VW over emissions ...

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Transport minister Robert Goodwill has said Volkswagen Group could be prosecuted for corporate manslaughter over its rigged diesel emission tests. Goodwill told the Environmental Audit Committee that a corporate manslaughter charge may be considered if legal advice suggests it could be successful ...

BMW, Daimler and VW investigated over alleged emissions ...

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The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to determine whether German car manufacturers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded over the use of emissions-reducing technology in their vehicles. EU anti-trust investigators said that a “circle of five” manufacturers – including ...

UK tests begin to investigate Volkswagen emissions scandal

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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has confirmed that the UK has begun its own testing programme in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal. McLoughlin met with other European transport ministers in Luxembourg today, where he called for a full European investigation. McLoughlin said: "The ...

Emission scandal has 'marginal' impact on Volkswagen trade ...

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Trade values of Volkswagen used cars have so far only been marginally affected by the news of last week's emissions scandal. They have suffered only a 0.2% drop in values since the beginning of September, according to figures from Glass's. Values of reportedly affected Golf diesels fell more than ...

High Court hearing to set timescale for UK Volkswagen ...

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Nearly 1.2 million Volkswagen diesel vehicles are affected in the UK, it said, which constitutes as more than one-in-10 vehicles on UK roads. Johal, director of Your Lawyers, said of the upcoming court date: “It is time that victims of Volkswagen’s emissions scandal achieve justice and that their voices are heard.

Guest opinion: how VW dealers can protect their reputation ...

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Real world emissions were much, much higher. Just last week Volkswagen faced new claims from Brussels that it had broken consumer protection laws in 20 European countries by marketing cars at the centre of the scandal as ‘green’.