Latest Volkswagen emissions scandal News

SEC charges Volkswagen, former CEO with defrauding investors

Mar. 15, 2019 8:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators charged Volkswagen and former CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding investors during its massive diesel emissions scandal. The charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission come two years after the German automaker settled with the U.S. over criminal and civil...

U.S. regulators charge Volkswagen, former CEO Martin Winterkorn, with defrauding investors during emissions scandal

Mar. 15, 2019 6:15 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators charge Volkswagen, former CEO Martin Winterkorn, with defrauding investors during emissions scandal.

After years of promise, battery cars about to go mainstream

Mar. 5, 2019 1:41 PM EST

GENEVA (AP) — For years, there have been lots of electric cars proudly rolled out at auto shows but few on the streets or at dealers. That could be about to change. The electric cars under the lights at the Geneva International Motor Show promise to be the leading edge of more affordable, longer-range...

Electrics, compacts and SUVs share stage at Geneva auto show

Mar. 3, 2019 8:25 AM EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmakers are hoping to give consumers a glimpse of the future at this year's Geneva auto show as they roll out new electric cars and try to re-energize an industry facing serious challenges on several fronts. The Geneva International Motor Show is taking place against a...

Volkswagen says it will pay Indian fine even as it appeals

Jan. 18, 2019 7:26 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Volkswagen Group said Friday that it will pay a fine of 1 billion rupees ($14.2 million) imposed by India for installing software on vehicles that allegedly cheated pollution testing devices, though it is still appealing the order. The company said it has challenged the National Green...

Grand jury charges 4 Audi managers in emissions case

Jan. 17, 2019 7:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted four Audi engineering managers from Germany in a widening diesel emissions cheating scandal. Richard Bauder, Axel Eiser, Stefan Knirsch and Carsten Nagel were named in a 12-count indictment alleging conspiracy, wire fraud and violations of the...