California air regulators on Wednesday urged automakers and engine manufacturers to disclose by the end of the year any unapproved hardware or software programs that compromise a vehicle's emissions control system.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Skoda Volkswagen (VW) India Pvt Ltd why shouldn't the trial against it go on following an FIR registered in Uttar Pradesh over alleged 'cheat devices' installed in its cars to report lesser emissions.
The Volkswagen emissions scandal began in September 2015 and found that the German automaker had programmed its diesel cars to only activate their emissions controls when they were being tested. After this cheat device was exposed, VW promised to make things right and fix the affected diesel...
Volkswagen AG’s use of technology that helped it bypass diesel engine pollution tests breached European Union rules, the bloc’s top court said in the latest round of a scandal that’s cost the world’s largest automaker more than 30 billion euros ($36.7 billion).
The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Volkswagen breached the law by installing on its cars a so-called defeat device to cheat on emission tests and cannot argue it was merely protecting car engines.