2016 VW diesels have new software affecting emissions tests

...the new issue with the 2016 diesel models, known as an auxiliary...installed with the company's diesel engines starting with the...certification of its 2016 diesels because of on-board software...process needed to sell the 2016 diesel cars.

Diesel registrations up 80 percent in last five years

...chose fuel-efficient diesels as an option, according...released Wednesday by a diesel advocacy group. There...and released by the Diesel Technology Forum. That...because there were more diesels to choose from. In 2000, there were only 12 diesel passenger vehicles available...

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At the end of the day, random thoughts creep in

Sometimes, late at night, when I have nothing to think about, my mind diesels on for a while before it shuts off for the night. Ideas that aren't very useful run through my brain as it is going into sleep...

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VW scandal fuels French debate on whether to dump diesel, as polluted Paris bans cars for day

...France's disproportionately heavy reliance on diesel fuel.Critics are increasingly questioning the need for diesel vehicles, especially after last week's...drivers worldwide into thinking their diesel engines were much cleaner than they really...

VW offers diesel owners $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers

...software on larger six-cylinder diesels in about 10,000 vehicles...The fix of the 2-liter diesels in the U.S. could wind up...reasons why people buy the diesels. More than 200 class-action...that the scandal caused the diesel cars to drop in value.Volkswagen...

Volkswagen delays delivery of 2016 diesel models

...Pas sats and Beetles with diesel engines, the latest hit to...in nearly 500,000 "clean diesel" cars starting with the 2009...For some VW dealers, the diesel models accounted for about...clear when, or if, the 2016 diesels will be delivered.The application...

Auto sales soar 16 percent in September, led by Ford; halt in diesel sales hits VW

...to halt sales of most of its diesel-powered vehicles.Strong...nearly 500,000 VW and Audi diesels sold in the U.S. had software...halted sales of 2015 and 2016 diesel models of the Passat, Jetta...percent over last September. Diesels accounted for just 11.7 percent...

Sell, sue or stay put: considerations for Volkswagen owners

...you can do about your dirty diesel.Following disclosures that...software for its 2-liter diesel engine that could better control...reasons they bought the "clean" diesels in the first place."I really...actress in Los Angeles who owns a diesel 2013 Jetta Sportwagen. "I...

Volkswagen chief 'sorry' for rigged emissions tests

...emissions tests for about 500,000 diesel cars."I personally am deeply...used software that allowed its diesel cars to release fewer smog-causing...rating from the Jetta and Passat diesels until it can get a recall repair...cars.Volkswagen marketed the diesel-powered cars, which account...

October US auto sales rise nearly 15 percent

...000 to its customers last month to blunt the impact of its diesel emissions scandal, but the Volkswagen brand sold just 74 more...impact because the scandal mostly affected four-cylinder diesels in Volkswagens. Audi sales rose 17 percent in October, while...