Toyota to stop selling new diesel cars in Britain this year

Toyota is to stop selling diesel-powered passenger cars in Britain by the end of this year, the company announced.

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...
France launches inquiry into Fiat over diesel emissions

France launches inquiry into Fiat over diesel

The diesel emissions scandal widened as French prosecutors announced the opening of a criminal inquiry into allegations that Fiat Chrysler...
Volkswagen emissions chief’s bid for bail fails

Volkswagen emissions chief loses bail hearing

A Volkswagen executive wearing an orange prison jumpsuit and handcuffs lost his attempt to win bail in a US court
Top 10 petrol cars to buy instead of diesel

Top 10 petrol cars to buy instead of a diesel

If now is the time to switch to petrol cars, here are 10 that will give you just as much for your money as a diesel without harmful NOx emissions
After VW dieselgate, Fiat Chrysler accused of rigging emissions by EPA

Fiat accused of rigging emissions

More than 4,000 Jeep owners in the UK have been dragged into the emissions cheating scandal as the US environment watchdog levels charges...