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VW, EPA reach deal but emissions scandal looms

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

After months of offers, counter offers and legal maneuvering, Volkswagen has reached an agreement with U.S. authorities to offer nearly 500,000 owners of 2.0-liter diesel VW and Audi vehicles in the United States viable options to address the the company’s admitted wrongdoing to mask excess emissions. The agreed upon deal includes offering affected Volkswagen owners …

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Volkswagen plan to fix diesel emission issue rejected

The 2014 Volkswagen TDI is among the cars with false emission test numbers.

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has rejected Volkswagen’s plan to fix its pollution-spewing 2.0-liter diesel cars. The vehicles are equipped with software that allows them to emit up to 40 times legalll allowable pollution. The CARB said VW’s proposed fix was not adequate or fast enough, according to a report from Reuters and several …

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Volkswagen may buy back your dirty diesel

The 2014 Volkswagen TDI was TheWeeklyDriver.com's 2014 car of the year. But it's among the 11 million cars affected but faulty diesel emissions totals.The Volkswagen TDI is THeWeeklyDriver.com's 2014 Car of the Year.

If you own a Volkswagen with a diesel engine affected by the recent emission scandal, the German carmaker may buy back your car. A German newspaper has reported Volkswagen Group “assumes it will have to buy back about 115,000 cars in the United States,” according to Reuters. Volkswagen officials have been working with U.S. regulators to …

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VW offer of $1,000 to diesel owners called an insult

The 2014 Volkswagen TDI is among the cars with false emission test numbers.

Volkswagen has confirmed an expected compensation of as much as $1,000 to owners of its diesel cars affected by the recent emissions scandal. The automaker admitted in September it had installed devices that cheated on emissions tests. Owners and lessees of 2-liter TDI models affected by the problem would be eligible for a $500 cash …

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