Porsche looks set to recall up to 60,000 diesel-engined Cayenne and Macan SUVs across Europe, after intervention from Germany’s automotive regulator, the KBA.
The UK government plans a law change which will hold vehicle importers and dealer-distributors to account if vehicles are sold with emissions defeat devices.
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.
Motorists are overwhelmingly planning to abandon diesel in favour of petrol, hybrid and electric powered cars.
Volkswagen Group UK boss Paul Willis was branded a liar yesterday after giving evidence to the Transport Select Committee.
Volkswagen Group UK said it will “robustly” defend against claims being brought by law firm Harcus Sinclair concerning the emissions scandal.
A group action lawsuit against Volkswagen, brought by Your Lawyers, is working to secure claimants discounts of up to 100% of the purchase price of their Volkswagen Group vehicles caught up in the emissions scandal.
Renault has insisted it is complying with environmental regulations after prosecutors said they will investigate the company for “cheating” emissions tests.
Volkswagen Group has received the green light for all fixes proposed to TDI engines in the wake of the dieselgate emissions scandal.
Volkswagen Group is to fix or buy back another 80,000 diesels in the US after agreeing a $1 billion legal settlement.
The UK is among seven nations subject to legal action from the European Union (EU) over their failure to take action against Volkswagen over the dieselgate scandal.
In a world increasingly conscious of its carbon footprint, ‘dieselgate’ cast a dark shadow over the entire motor trade.
Marriott Motor Group has blamed pressure in margins and the effects of the Volkswagen emissions scandal for a slump in profits.
NFDA director Sue Robinson has insisted that the association will has “teeth” as it pursues dealers’ interests in an opening address to the annual Autumn Roadshow.
Caffyns has reported underlying profit was up in the six months to the end of September by 2.3% to £1.01 million with profit before tax up 221% to £5.49m.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has written to Volkswagen asking it to pay £2.5 million to Transport to London in compensation for congestion charge revenue lost following the diesel emissions scandal.
Volkswagen’s customers will dictate the speed of any ‘dieselgate’ fix, says Prof Jim Saker.
Volkswagen AG will pay $1.21 billion (£940 million) in compensation to 652 dealers in the US as part of its $16.5bn (£12.7bn) diesel emissions settlement.
Diesel sales are not only beginning to slow in the new car market, but that selling used diesel powered cars is less profitable.
It is incumbent on dealerships to adopt an effective crisis management plan as part of their own risk management strategies.
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