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Did Nissan out Mitsubishi on overstated fuel economy ratings?

Did Nissan out Mitsubishi on overstated fuel economy ratings? Now it’s Mitsubishi in hot water over manipulating test data in cars.It affects 625,000 kei cars, or minicars, built by Mitsubishi and sold mostly in Japan by Mitsubishi and Nissan.

Volkswagen may settle with TDI diesel owners for $5,000; Audi developed emissions cheating software in 1999

Volkswagen may settle with TDI diesel owners for $5,000; Audi developed emissions cheating software in 1999 As the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal has progressed, one enduring question has been how much the corporate executives knew, who authorized the adoption of the cheating technology, and when and how it was developed.According to Reuters, it was this technology that VW relied on when it realized it couldn’t bring auto emissions under control through other means.

The media has no idea what kind of deal VW will announce tomorrow

The media has no idea what kind of deal VW will announce tomorrow In that story, we noted that early rumors pointed to a $5,000 cash offer for VW owners, a payout that would total some $2.5 billion dollars provided the company covered all of the half-million vehicles currently on the road.

Volkswagen will provide payments, buyout offers to 480,000 diesel customers

Volkswagen will provide payments, buyout offers to 480,000 diesel customers Under the terms of the agreement, VW will offer to buy back 480,000 vehicles 2.0-liter diesel vehicles whose engines emit far more pollution than is allowable under US law.

Ford switches to better, costlier SCR emissions treatment for its next diesel

Ford switches to better, costlier SCR emissions treatment for its next diesel Add Ford to the companies switching to a cleaner method of treating diesel engine exhaust to reduce emissions.That same obsession to innovate for the customer is behind our new Ford EcoBlue diesel engine range,” said Jim Farley, Ford of Europe chairman and CEO.

Regulators reject Volkswagen plan to fix 3.0L diesel vehicles

Regulators reject Volkswagen plan to fix 3.0L diesel vehicles When Volkswagen announced its massive buyback operation last month, the company sounded an optimistic note that it would be able to field a fix for its entire fleet of vehicles.According to the letters, VW has failed to provide a remedy plan that would address the underlying problems with its noncompliant systems.

VW diesels owners say, ‘We’ll take the buyback, not the repair’

VW diesels owners say, ‘We’ll take the buyback, not the repair’ The majority of the half-million owners of VW diesels with emissi ons problems want Volkswagen to buy the cars back, then they’ll move on to a different car.If you discount the ribbing VW owners may be getting from their friends, the repair/buyback program works out well for the owners and leaseholders.

Germany votes to ban internal combustion engine cars by 2030

Germany votes to ban internal combustion engine cars by 2030 Now, Germany’s Bundesrat wants the internal combustion engine banned starting in 2030.It suggests the days of the internal combustion engine car are finite.