Manufacturer 10 Jun
Renault charged with deception over diesel emissions probe
Renault has been charged with deception in relation to an emissions probe which has being ongoing since 2017.
Manufacturer 30 Mar
VW to pursue former CEO Winterkorn and Audi boss Stadler for dieselgate damages
The Volkswagen Group has confirmed that it intends to pursue a dieselgate damages case against former chief executive Martin Winterkorn and Audi CEO Rupert Stadler.
Market Insight 6 Nov
Low emission vehicle policy must be consistent, says NFDA
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has called for a “targeted and consistent approach” to addressing urban air quality and the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) following Bristol City Council’s decision to ban diesel vehicles from its streets.
Manufacturer 24 Jun
Daimler profit warning after emissions tests prompt 60,000 car recall
Mercedes-Benz’s recall of 60,000 vehicles equipped with software designed to manipulate emissions tests have been followed by a profits warning from parent company Daimler.
Manufacturer 17 Apr
Former VW boss Martin Winterkorn charged over dieselgate
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.
Market Insight 25 Mar
Car dealers cut debt by 22% to guard against ‘post-Brexit storm’
The UK's top 100 car retailers have cut 22% of debt from their business in order to avoid a “post-Brexit storm”, according to the findings of research carried out by UHY Hacker Young.
Manufacturer 15 Mar
Volkswagen accused of emissions-related investor fraud
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.
Used Cars 14 Mar
Auto Trader diesel car searches in ‘precipitous’ decline
Online searches for diesel vehicles on Auto Trader declined to just 42% in February following a “precipitous” decline in popularity for the fuel type over the past two years.
Manufacturer 14 Mar
Jaguar Land Rover issues 44,000 vehicle CO2 emissions recall
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 44,000 vehicles for repairs after the discovery excessive CO2 emissions may be produced by diesel-powered models.
Opinion 18 Jan
Politicians ‘playing with rules’ for vehicle CO2 emissions targets, guest opinion
The European Automobile Manufacturer’s Association (ACEA) is right to feel let down by the final 2030 CO2 emissions deal proposed by the EU member states, Commission and the European Parliament.
Manufacturer 24 Dec
Volkswagen alerts authorities to 'anomalies' in diesel software update
The Volkswagen Group has said that it “promptly moved” to alert authorities in Germany after discovering abnormalities in new emissions software applied to one of its diesel engines.
Manufacturer 25 Sep
Porsche’s image ‘has suffered’ due to diesel scandal
Porsche chief executive Oliver Blume has admitted that the Volkswagen Group-owned brand’s reputation “has suffered” as a result of the diesel scandal.
Manufacturer 18 Sep
BMW, Daimler and VW investigated over alleged emissions ‘collusion’
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.
Manufacturer 12 Sep
Hard Brexit would cost JLR £1.2bn a year, claims Ralf Speth
Jaguar Land Rover chief executive Ralph Speth has warned the Government that a ‘no deal’ Brexit would cost the manufacturer £1.2bn a years – putting thousands of UK jobs at risk.
Latest News 6 Sep
Fleets pledge £40m EV investment through DfT’s Clean Van Commitment
The Department for Transpport (DfT) has announced that 16 fleet operators have pledged to invest a total of £40m to drive the adoption of EVs after signing-up to its Clean Van Commitment.
Manufacturer 21 Aug
Greenpeace campaigners hold anti-diesel protest at Volkswagen UK HQ
Greenpeace anti-diesel campaigners have attempted to block Volkswagen staff from entering the company’s head office in Milton Keynes as part of a “peaceful protest”.
Manufacturer 24 Jul
VW head of integrity says Audi boss should not lose his job following arrest
Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler should not lose his job after being arrested over the emissions scandal, according to Hiltrud Werner, the Volkswagen Group's head of integrity and legal affairs.
Manufacturer 14 Jun
Volkswagen Group fined 1bn Euros for cheating diesel emissions tests
Volkswagen Group has been fined one billion Euros for cheating diesel emission tests after accepting responsibility for the “diesel crisis” before public prosecutors in Germany.
Manufacturer 12 Jun
Mercedes-Benz recall targets 774,000 vehicles with diesel emissions ‘shutoff device’
Daimler will recall 774,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles fitted with illegal software which masks diesel emissions after the German Government ordered the recall 238,000 in its home market.
Market Insight 8 Jun
Car manufacturers face £50,000 fine per vehicle for fitting emissions defeat devices
Car manufacturers will face fines of up to £50,000 per car is they are found to have installed emissions defeat devices as part of new legislation announced by the Government.