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Volkswagen scandal comes to India, NGT expert panel recommends Rs 171-crore fine as health cost

The NGT panel was formed in the wake of the 2015 global emission scandal or ‘Dieselgate’ when the company was found guilty of intentionally programming its diesel engines with cheat devices to meet US regulatory standards but actually emit up to 40 times more Nitrous Oxides (NOx) in real-world conditions.

Volkswagen India to hike prices by up to 3 per cent from January

Other companies, including Toyota Kirloskar, BMW India and Isuzu, have also stated they would increase prices of their vehicles from January to offset increase in input costs.


Emission fiasco: NGT directs Volkswagen to deposit Rs 100 crore

The green panel directed the committee to submit the report within a month and asked the company and the petitioner in the case to appear before the panel within seven days with their contentions.

Volkswagen CEO says German carmakers have only 50% chance of staying ahead

"From today's point of view the chances are perhaps 50-50 that the German auto industry will still belong among the global elite in 10 years' time," Herbert Diess said.

Germany's Porsche says it won't produce new diesel models

CEO Oliver Blume told Sunday's Bild am Sonntag newspaper that, although Porsche itself never developed and produced diesel engines, its image has suffered from the scandal that erupted in 2015.

Volkswagen to stop rolling out Beetles: A look back at the iconic car's history

The compact Beetle was introduced in Germany in 1938 during the Nazi era and came to the US 11 years later. It made a journey from a product identified with Adolf Hitler to a symbol of Germany’s rebirth as a democratic, industrial powerhouse after World War Two.


Appeals court backs $10 billion Volkswagen emissions cheating deal

The German automaker agreed to spend up to $10 billion compensating owners of roughly 475,000 Volkswagens and Audi vehicles with 2-liter diesel engines _ the bulk of the vehicles caught up in the scandal.

Volkswagen fined 1 billion Euros by German prosecutors over emissions cheating

Volkswagen said it held a management board meeting to discuss the latest development in its emissions crisis with members of the supervisory board also being informed. 

Apple is said to use Volkswagen self-driving vans for employees

Apple is using fewer than two dozen of VW’s T6 Transporter vans, which are being customised by the technology giant.

Ex-Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn charged in US over diesel scandal

Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn is accused of conspiring to cover up the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating.