More trouble is coming VW's way, after it understated not just nitrogen oxide in its diesels, but also carbon dioxide emissions in its gasoline vehicles. Germany's transport minister says higher car taxes will have to be figured in some way.
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.
Nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions were at the center of the Dieselgate scandal that swamped Volkswagen two years ago, but the carmaker's head of development says that problem is solved with its latest engines.
German carmaker Volkswagen has said it needs to recall close to 5 million vehicles in China over a possible fault in airbags produced by Japan's Takata. VW follows a request by China's top consumer watchdog.
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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