Clean Diesel – Diesel Technology

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California Rejects VW's 3.0L Diesel Fix

California air regulators have rejected Volkswagen AG's proposed remedy for its 3.0L clean-diesel engines that violate emissions laws as "substantially deficient," according to a July 13 letter to the automaker.

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Volkswagen to Buy Back Diesel Vehicles

Volkswagen AG has agreed to pay up to $15.3 billion in a settlement with regulators that requires the German automaker to buy back vehicles at pre-scandal prices and set aside funding for cleaner technologies.

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Judge Extends VW Diesel Settlement Deadline

A federal judge has extended the deadline for Volkswagen AG and environmental regulators to finalize a diesel emissions settlement until June 28.

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Diesel Car Registrations Rise, California Leads Nation

The U.S. added over 300,000 new clean diesel vehicles in 2015, with the state of California leading the way with a 15.4% increase in the number of registered diesel cars and SUVs in 2015.

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VW Making Progress on Diesel Settlement

Volkswagen is making progress in its negotiations with the federal government to work out the details of a settlement that would compensate owners of nearly 600,000 diesel-powered vehicles that included emissions cheat software.

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Volkswagen Agrees to Diesel Settlement

Volkswagen has agreed to give buyers of nearly 600,000 vehicles with emissions cheating software the option of selling the cars back or getting them fixed, a judge announced April 21.

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Federal Judge Extends VW Deadline for Diesel Fix

A federal district judge has extended a deadline for Volkswagen to submit a plan to recall 600,000 diesel-powered vehicles with emissions cheat software.

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Volkswagen May Establish Diesel Remediation Funds

Volkswagen is reportedly in negotiations to establish two funds to provide payments to regulars following the diesel emissions scandal. The funds would go toward promoting clean transportation.

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EPA Offers $26M in Diesel Emissions Reduction Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that $26 million in grant funding will be made available to establish clean diesel projects with the intention of reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines.

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Judge Sets Date for Volkswagen Diesel Engine Fix Update

Volkswagen must provide an update on March 24 about how it will bring its roughly 600,000 diesel cars into compliance with clean air laws, according to a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer.

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