The crisis at Volkswagen continues to grow. The carmaker has told the US Environmental Protection Agency that the use of emissions cheating devices in its larger diesels goes back to 2009. That will mean more recalls and more billions in fines.
Greenpeace "pirates" have boarded a ship arriving in Britain in an effort to stop it unloading a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen diesel cars. They also sought to immobilize vehicles at a port in the UK.
Three weeks ahead of a general election, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced a plan to double the size of a fund meant to help improve air quality in cities and head off driving bans for older diesel cars.
A Volkswagen employee has been convicted in the US for his role in the emissions-cheating scandal. But DW's Andreas Becker asks whether former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn may one day land in court, too.
A court in Detroit has sentenced the first VW employee in connection with the German carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal. James Liang was handed a 40-month prison term after pleading guilty to conspiracy.
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