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Volkswagen Admits It Cheated Emissions Test - 11 Million Cars Affected
Volkswagen Admits It Cheated Emissions Test - 11 Million Cars Affected

Volkswagen has confirmed that engine management software on some of its diesel-powered models allowed it to cheat emissi...

Sep 22, 2015 (2 years ago)

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Opel’s Diesel Emissions Investigation Closed

WED, 22 MAR, 2017

German brand Opel has been cleared in the French consumer authorities’ diesel emissions investigation launched following Volkswagen’s &...

Renault Under Fire On Exhaust Emissions Cheating

FRI, 17 MAR, 2017

Renault has denied reports it has been involved in a exhaust emission cheating scandal similar to the one that cost Volkswagen billions of dollars.

ACCC Takes Audi To Court Over Emissions Scandal

FRI, 10 MAR, 2017

Audi Australia has cried foul over impending legal action pursued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, saying the government body...

Volkswagen Engine Downsizing To Come To An End

MON, 13 FEB, 2017

As covered by The Motor Report back on 16 October, tightening global exhaust emissions are bringing to a halt the trend of decreasing engine s...

BMW Australia CEO Calls For Government Action On Adoption Of Low Emissions Vehicles

SAT, 11 FEB, 2017

BMW Australia CEO, Marc Werner, has called for affirmative action from the Australian government with regards to accelerating the local introductio...

Mazda SkyActiv Engine Technology Could Evolve Beyond Spark Plugs

FRI, 3 FEB, 2017

Mazda is reportedly pushing its SkyActiv technology to the limit, with a new wave of petrol engines that may render the diesel passenger car redundant.

Toyota Yaris - New 1.5 Litre Four-Cylinder Engine For Europe In 2017

FRI, 3 FEB, 2017

Big powertrain changes are coming to Toyota’s Yaris in overseas markets, with the light hatch set to benefit from a new 1.5 litre f...

President Trump Looks To Loosen Fuel Economy Regulations As Part Of ‘Business First’ Plan

TUE, 31 JAN, 2017

Recently-adopted strict fuel consumption regulations in the United States could be scrapped by President Trump under proposed sweeping changes to t...

Fiat Chrysler Faces North American Probe on Exhaust Emissions

TUE, 17 JAN, 2017

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is to be investigated by the U.S.

Nine New Engines, Four New Transmissions – Toyota Gears-Up For Tougher Regulations

WED, 14 DEC, 2016

To tackle tightening global fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions standards and continue its ‘fun to drive’ aspirations, Toyota has emb...

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