From 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds. Only the 18" wheels and a few understated "R" badges hint at what’s hiding under the hood.
The German automaker has agreed to a major payout to consumers affected by emissions-rigging software on diesel vehicles. A lawyer representing consumers hailed the deal as a "great outcome for Canadian consumers."
German carmaker Volkswagen has reported record global sales in 2017 after being dogged by the costly emissions cheating scandal. VW made the announcement as it unveiled an updated Jetta model at the Detroit Auto Show.
Despite the Dieselgate emissions scandal, the German carmaker says it sold a record number of vehicles last year. But VW's growth in Western Europe was more sluggish than in the rest of the world.
Volkswagen, the world's biggest car manufacturer, has made its biggest leap yet into the world of self-driving cars. It will work with Silicon Valley firm Aurora to bring self-driving taxis to the streets by 2021.
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