VW wins approval to fix diesel engines in Europe

Nov 24, 2015

VW wins approval to fix diesel engines in Europe

Volkswagen AG said it has approval to repair most of its rigged European diesel engines and made a deal with U.S. regulators to resubmit questionable software for review in 85,000 other vehicles, signs of progress in its effort to overcome the two-month-old emissions crisis. ...

Nov 5, 2015

BMW 'unhurt' by Volkswagen scandal, official says

Germany’s BMW AG has no plans to change its diesel sales strategy in Japan, as it sees no fallout from peer Volkswagen AG’s cheating of diesel emission tests, BMW board member Peter Schwarzenbauer said in a recent interview. He stressed that his company has ...

Volkswagen CEO apologizes for emissions scandal at Tokyo auto show

Oct 28, 2015

Volkswagen CEO apologizes for emissions scandal at Tokyo auto show

Volkswagen’s new chief executive Herbert Diess apologized at the Tokyo auto show Wednesday for the automaker’s emissions-cheating scandal, promising to win back customer trust, and said it will delay the launch of a diesel vehicle in Japan. The head of VW’s Japan division, Sven ...

Oct 23, 2015

Cheating software found on privately imported VWs

Thirty-six diesel cars under Volkswagen group brands imported privately to Japan have software that can cheat on emissions tests, the transport ministry said Friday. It is the first time the so-called “defeat device” software has been found on the German automaker’s vehicles in Japan. ...

Honda hopes diesel dents Suzuki India lead

Jul 5, 2013

Honda hopes diesel dents Suzuki India lead

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Honda Motor Co. may have cracked the formula for success in India: a diesel-powered compact sedan. The Amaze, introduced in April, drove the automaker’s sales to a record the following month and propelled Honda to third place among carmakers in Asia’s third-biggest market from ...