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Audi Joins VW In Gift Card Goodwill Program, Admits To Illegal Software On 3.0-Liter Diesels

Unless you’ve paid close attention to the Volkswagen “Dieselgate” headlines, you might’ve missed the fact that Audi vehicles are also installed with emissions-test-cheating software. The fact that Volkswagen’s popular, mass-market brand at the center of the scandal shares a name with its parent company has obscured the fact that otherRead More

All VW, Audi, Porsche Diesels Have Had Illegal Software Since 2009: U.S. Fines May Hit $21.2 Billion

Volkswagen’s Dieselgate scandal continues its gruesome shock-and-awe assault on the world’s headlines. Late last week, the automaker finally admitted that the Environmental Protection Agency was correct when it said that Volkswagen had installed illegal emissions control software on its 3.0-liter diesel engines. In fact, in a meeting with EPA… HighRead More

VW emissions scandal: EU loophole means cheat software may not be illegal

News 13 Nov, 2015 All the latest on the VW diesel emissions scandal: VW may not have cheated in EU, petrol cars now affected and VW's UK 'loyalty bonus' Latest

Dealership’s ‘Closing Fees’ Ruled Illegal In South Carolina, Court Hands Down $2.8 Million Judgment

South Carolina’s Supreme Court has handed down a hefty win for auto shoppers. In a 3-2 ruling, justices found that Hendrick Honda of Easley shouldn’t have been charging customers a $ 299 “closing fee” between 2002 and 2006. The decision will cost Hendrick some $ 2.8 million in actual (notRead More

UK smoking ban: smoking in cars with kids now illegal

News 9 Oct, 2015 The UK ban on smoking in cars with anyone under 18 present came into force on October 1st 2015. Here's everything you need to know… Latest

Reports: VW warned of illegal software ‘years ago’

VW given until October 7 to prove its cars are legal; German media reports VW was warned software was illegal in 2007 German authorities have given the VW Group just more than a week to prove that all its cars meet emissions regulations, amid reports in the national press thatRead More

Over 18 million illegal tyres estimated on UK roads

News 10 Jul, 2015 Survey finds an increasing number of motorists replacing their car tyres when they're below the 1.6mm tread limit Latest