Stories tagged: diesel
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 7:48 p.m.
Another lawsuit over diesel emissions was filed Wednesday in federal court in Detroit. This case, filed by a group of Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty owners, alleges Ford cheated …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
In its latest initiative to reduce air pollution, Paris City Hall wants gasoline-powered cars off the roads by 2030.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
Volkswagen is rolling out its plan for reselling most of the cars involved in the German automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 3 p.m.
Britain will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasoline starting in 2040 as part of a sweeping plan to tackle air pollution that experts say …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
The German auto industry’s troubles over excessive diesel emissions are looming larger.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 7:22 a.m.
German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
German prosecutors say they’ve opened an investigation into employees of Porsche, which is a unit of Volkswagen AG, and an American subsidiary over the possible manipulation of diesel emissions.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
Volkswagen has reached an agreement with U.S. environmental regulators to fix or buy back around 80,000 Audi, VW and Porsche vehicles with tainted 3-liter diesel engines, nearing a resolution on …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 10:19 p.m.
Volkswagen has made substantial progress toward reaching a settlement for the remaining 80,000 diesel-cheating cars polluting U.S. roads, a federal judge said.
Thu., July 21, 2016
A semitruck being hauled by another semi truck toppled Wednesday morning, rupturing the fuel tank and spilling about 70 gallons of diesel onto an Interstate 90 on-ramp in Spokane Valley.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 8:49 a.m.
German carmaker Volkswagen capped two grim days for the country’s auto industry by revealing its diesel emissions cheating cost it a chunky 16.2 billion euros ($18.2 billion) for 2015 alone …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
An agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them, …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 1 p.m.
A federal judge on Thursday gave Volkswagen and regulators a month to provide a specific plan about how they will bring nearly 600,000 diesel cars into compliance with clean air …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Volkswagen on Wednesday rejected allegations that it didn’t go public early enough with information on its emissions-rigging scandal.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
A federal judge overseeing hundreds of class-action lawsuits against Volkswagen says he wants a firm answer within a month about how the German automaker plans to bring nearly 600,000 diesel …
Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
WASHINGTON – “Aren’t diesels dirty?” asks the grandmother in the passenger seat of the gleaming new VW Golf SportWagen. “Diesel in Latin means ‘dirty,’ ” chimes in another friend in …
Wed., June 12, 2013
By the time blue smoke began pouring out of her 2011 Toyota Venza, Sharon Yeager already knew something was wrong. Yeager fueled her car at Spoko Fuel Gas Station on …
Sat., Aug. 9, 2008
Burdened with a fleet of buses whose fuel mileage is measured in single digits, school districts are looking for ways to shave the miles they drive. Every time diesel increases …