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Volkswagen emissions scandal affects 11 million cars globally

Volkswagen has admitted fault in emissions scandal affecting 11 million diesel cars.

The software Volkswagen used to cheat on official diesel engine emissions tests affects 11 million cars globally dating to 2009, the carmaker and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced. The EPA, which unveiled its findings on Sept. 18, reported it found wide variations in emissions from VW cars that use a “defeat device” to …

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Volkswagen camper set to make return as electric van?

The 1967 Volkswagen camper.

The Volkswagen camper, the iconic niche vehicle fancied by surfers, Grateful Dead fans and camping families, may soon be available in the United States after a decade hiatus. Volkswagen has officially discounted the prevalent rumor of the return of the Westfalia Camper edition. But Heinz-Jakob Neusser, the head of production of VW has reportedly said …

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2014 Volkswagen Tiguan: A lot beyond the name

What's in a name? For the 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan, there's plenty.

Eight years after its debut as a concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan retains the compact crossover vehicle’s unique status. It’s still largely unheralded, and it’s among the oddest named cars in the United States. The Volkswagen Tiguan concept debuted at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show to a …

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2014 Volkswagen Passat: Unheralded, worthy sedan

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat has a compact exterior and spacious interior.

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat is a family sedan that for years has fallen into an odd category. It doesn’t turn heads via an overtly handsome exterior. And neither are its performance nor interior styling spectacular. But for more than four decades the Volkswagen Passat has done a lot right and little wrong. That places the …

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