The news for Volkswagen keeps getting worse. Now US regulators say the German automaker also included illegal "defeat devices" on its larger three liter diesel engines over the past three years. VW shareholders won't be pleased.
US regulators have approved a fix for emissions systems in 38,000 Volkswagen AG 3.0-liter vehicles. The decision means the German carmaker won't have to buy the vehicles back, potentially saving more than $1 billion.
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.
A former top manager for Audi has reportedly been detained as part of an investigation into the emissions cheating scandal at parent company Volkswagen. Prosecutors say they are widening their probe.
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.
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