Volkswagen agrees to pay €1bn dieselgate fine


Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' penalty continues to grow, as German prosecuters fine the firm an additional €1bn for its role in the diesel crisis.
Car makers to face massive fines for cheating emissions tests

Huge fines for car makers using defeat devices


The UK Government will impose massive fines on car makers caught cheating emissions tests as part of legislation being introduced next month.
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Video shows Volkswagen dieselgate 'graveyard'


Astonishing new aeriel video footage show the huge scale of the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal.
Reader Letters: touchscreen distraction, MoT emissions, stop start, no-parking signs and small car syndrome

Reader Letters: touchscreen distraction, emissions


Richard Porter’s review of the Volvo XC40 refers to the dangers of operating a touchscreen while driving. This is as dangerous as texting...
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Toyota to stop selling new diesel cars in Britain


Toyota is to stop selling diesel-powered passenger cars in Britain by the end of this year, the company announced.
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Unlimited fines for emissions test cheats


Ccarmakers that cheat emissions tests are being threatened with unlimited fines under anti-pollution rules being drawn up in Westminster.
VW admits guilt over ‘repulsive’ diesel fume tests on monkeys

VW admits guilt over ‘repulsive’ diesel fume tests


Volkswagen suspended its chief lobbyist after he admitted failing to halt experiments that exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust gases — the latest...
VW chairman: people will be held accountable for diesel emission tests on monkeys

VW chairman calls for probe into monkey tests


Volkswagen is to investigate allegations that it was one of three car makers that paid for tests in which humans and animals were exposed to...
Dieselgate: readers complain of new issues after VW 'fix'

Dieselgate: complaints of new issues after VW fix


THE Volkswagen Group's fix for its vehicles caught up in the dieselgate emissions scandal was meant to be simple.
VW blames drivers failing to fit new software for dirty diesel cars

VW blames drivers failing to fit software fix


Volkswagen has blamed its customers after failing to fix almost 400,000 diesel cars fitted with software designed to cheat emissions tests.
Reader Letters: Hearse campers, VW emissions fix failures, EV battery swapping, dash cams, Shell V-Power costs and DVLA data

Reader Letters: VW failures and fun in a hearse


I was interested to read about Peter James’s 1967 hearse (“Me and My Motor”, August 13). When I was an accountancy student in the mid-1960s...
Millions of German car owners may be owed compensation in BMW, Daimler, VW cartel claims

BMW, VW and Mercedes accused of cartel


Millions of motorists could be owed compensation after the EU launched an investigation into alleged collusion between BMW, Daimler and VW.
Reader Letters: VW diesel battle, in-car fumes, LED roads, used car praise and jargon busting

Reader Letters: VW battles and jargon busting


I hear 40,000 UK Volkswagen diesel owners have launched a legal action in relation to the “defeat device” on their cars: the “fix” has...