Neues im Abgas-Skandal: Nun sollen die VW-Mitarbeiter Argumente für den Diesel verbreiten.
A day after Volkwagen's multibillion-dollar settlement over its use of software to dodge emissions rules, the government has accused Fiat Chrysler of similar tricks.
The automaker reached a settlement with the U.S. government after authorities said thousands of vehicles were fitted with software to cheat emissions tests.
"Horn will be leaving to pursue other opportunities effective immediately," the company said.
The Department of Justice is asking VW to stop using the "defeat devices," to mitigate excess emissions, and to pay civil penalties.
No matter who wins this poll, they all lose.
The German automaker also warned that the growing emissions scandal could turn into a $2.2-billion crisis.
The move comes after the auto manufacturer admitted cheating on diesel emissions tests last month.
In testimony before Congress, Michael Horn said it was "dead wrong to put corporate profits before people," but blamed the emissions scandal on "individuals," not the company.
Since the company's emissions scandal was made public, its diesel-engined cars have dropped in value significantly.
Around 1 in 10 cars in the UK are believed to be affected.
The sale of diesel-engine models has been temporarily banned after the car manufacturer admitted that emissions-cheating software had also been used in Europe.
Matthias Müller was head of the sports car manufacturer when it was accused of attempting to "unduly influence" European law.
The automaker announced Friday that Porsche CEO Matthias Müller had been chosen to replace Martin Winterkorn as the company's CEO.
Two car owners in Illinois and New Jersey allege they were duped by the company into buying "green" cars that, according to the U.S. government, were actually releasing harmful levels of pollutants.
The next punishment for the German automaker's allegedly fraudulent approach to emissions testing? Class action lawsuits.
Please be real.
Or at least your dream car!
Prepare yourself for a fact blitzkrieg!
Still going on.
They claim Gov. Bill Haslam, Sen. Bob Corker, and others engaged in a "coordinated and widely publicized coercive campaign" against the union.
I would trade Ferris Bueller and those dogs that bark the Star Wars theme for this in a second.
Bolt the dog and a few intergalactic friends show face in this extended version of VW's 2012 Game Day commercial.
While the other spot featured Darth Vader, this one uses cutting-edge CGI to create a lush plant kingdom for a super-fast black beetle.
I wonder what material the seats are made out of?
The same guys who brought you the fast lane slide have pimped out some shopping carts with skateboards.
After being defeated for reelection in 2006, Rep. Melissa Hart (R-PA) just up and left her old Volkswagen Jetta in a parking garage used by members of Congress.
Look how tiny that bus is!
Volkswagen’s new microcar that seats two people and gets 235 miles per gallon is two years ahead of production, meaning it will come out in 2010.