TAG SEARCH RESULT: VW Diesel Scandal

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October 24, 2017

EPA, CARB Approve VW's 3.0L Emissions Fix

The updates will affect luxury 2013-2016 model-year diesel Porsche Cayenne, Volkswage Touareg and 2013-2015 Audi Q7 SUVs.

September 6, 2017

How the VW Settlement Funding Can Benefit Your Fleet

Part of the settlement required VW to establish and fund an Environmental Mitigation Trust. Over the next 10 years, the trust will fund environmental mitigation projects that specifically reduce emissions of NOx.

July 27, 2017

VW Diesel Settlement Gains Final Approval From Regulators

Federal and California environmental regulators have given final approval to Volkswagen's plan to fix or buy back about half of the diesel cars involved in its emissions scandal, which includes an additional $153 million payment to that state.

May 18, 2017

VW's 3.0L Settlement Approved by Judge

A federal judge has signed off on Volkswagen's settlement with regulators to resolve civil claims over diesel vehicles powered by its 3.0L V-6 TDI engine, the company has announced.

April 21, 2017

Volkswagen to Pay $2.8B Criminal Penalty

A federal judge has ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty on April 21 under a deal negotiated with the U.S. government to resolve its diesel emission scandal.

April 19, 2017

Volkswagen Announces First Round of ZEV Investments

Volkswagen released its plan for national and California-specific zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) investments, as part of its diesel emissions settlement.

April 14, 2017

VW Has Fixed, Repurchased Half of 2.0L Diesels

Volkswagen has bought back or repaired more than half of the 475,000 vehicles with 2.0-liter diesel engines that failed to meet emissions standards as part of a federal settlement about six months after it began the program.

March 30, 2017

VW Settles State Diesel Claims for $157M

Volkswagen has agreed to pay $157.4 million to settle claims by 10 states to resolve environmental and consumer claims around its violations of diesel emissions regulations.

March 1, 2017

What You Need to Know About the Volkswagen Settlement

The automaker will spend billions of dollars through its diesel settlement, including buybacks, repairs, and two potential sources of funding that fleets should be aware of.

February 7, 2017

Pickens Urges Okla. to Distribute VW Settlement Funds

T. Boone Pickens is urging the State of Oklahoma to distribute its portion of the Volkswagen emissions settlement funds to private sector fleets instead of using it entirely on the state fleet.

February 1, 2017

VW Settles Civil Claims for 3.0L Diesels

Volkswagen has agreed to pay $1.2 billion to buyers of vehicles powered by its 3.0L V-6 diesel engine that violated emissions regulations in a settlement that must receive a blessing from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a federal judge.

January 11, 2017

VW Pleads Guilty to Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen AG has pleaded guilty to three felonies and agreed to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties related to its emissions scandal, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced.

December 20, 2016

VW Reaches $1B Settlement for 3.0L Diesels

Volkswagen has reached an agreement to settle claims relating to its 3.0L V-6 TDI engines with a commitment to buy back a quarter of the vehicles, set aside $225 million toward emissions reduction, and pay $25 million to support the use of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) in California.

October 28, 2016

VW to Set Up Trust for Government Projects, Investment in ZEVs

A judge has approved Volkswagen's settlement in its diesel emissions scandal, including buybacks of affected vehicles, a trust to fund projects reducing emissions, and the promotion of zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) technology.

October 25, 2016

VW to Start Diesel Buybacks, Fleets Eligible

Volkswagen will begin buying back its 2.0L diesel models following approval Tuesday of a $14.7 billion settlement by a federal judge and expects to complete the process by the middle of November.

October 24, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Curtails 2017 Diesel Lineup

Mercedes-Benz USA has reduced its 2017 diesel vehicle lineup for the U.S. market and plans to offer only a single diesel-powered model due to increased regulatory scrutiny resulting from the Volkswagen diesel scandal.

September 15, 2016

VW May Cease Sales of Diesel Models

Volkswagen may not resume sales of diesel models in the U.S. and plans to focus on electrified powertrains and SUVs in the coming years, the company's head of North American operations told fleet managers on Sept. 15.

July 26, 2016

Volkswagen Receives Preliminary Approval of Diesel Settlement

Volkswagen has been granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement to owners and lessees of diesel vehicles found to violate clean-air laws.

July 14, 2016

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.

June 30, 2016

Fleet Users Eligible for VW's Diesel Settlement

Volkswagen has offered a generous compensation package to owners and lessees of diesel vehicles found to violate clean-air laws that applies to commercial and fleet users, according to a company spokeswoman.

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