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Volkswagen's Diesel Settlement Will Fund Range Of Clean Air Efforts

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen AG will pay more than $15.3 billion to settle charges that it cheated on U.S. diesel emiss...

The Obama Administration Could Repeat Its Biggest Mistake Of The Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business

In the years since it failed to prosecute a single Wall Street executive involved in the global financial crisis, the U.S. Department of Justice has r...

VW: More Recalls!

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business

Nov 4 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has notified its dealers and the transport regulators in the United States and Canada that it will recall certain vehi...

VW Investigation Widens: Porsches And Audis Also Had Cheating Devices

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - U.S. environmental regulators on Monday said Volkswagen AG had installed emissions-control cheating devices in diesel lu...

Germany Orders Recall Of 2.4 Million Volkswagen Cars

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business

HAMBURG/BERLIN, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Germany ordered Volkswagen on Thursday to recall and refit 2.4 million diesel vehicles next year, following the com...

Anger Over VW Is Visceral -- And An Anomaly

Trina Hamilton | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
Trina Hamilton

It is often all too easy to distance ourselves and corporate executives from the wreckage. It's clear that lack of enforcement is a problem in the U.S. and elsewhere, too. Unless we beef up government oversight, it's up to the consumers -- and we simply can't be trusted.

People Probably Should Have Been More Suspicious Of Volkswagen

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.26.2015 | Business

While Volkswagen's diesel-powered cars were cheating on emissions tests and releasing far more pollutants into the air than previously thought, the co...

Volkswagen Names New CEO Amid Wave Of Firings

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business

Volkswagen named Matthias Müller its new chief executive on Friday as it reshuffles its ranks in the wake of a calamitous pollution scandal. "My most...

Volkswagen Begins Firing Execs In The Wake Of Pollution Scandal

Reuters | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

BERLIN, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Volkswagen will fire three top executives on Friday, a senior source said, as the German carmaker tries to recover from a ...

Volkswagen May Never Recover From This Mess

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business

It took Volkswagen years to build its reputation in the United States as a hip, countercultural brand -- so cool that an ad for the company is used in...

Volkswagen CEO Resigns Amid Growing Diesel Scandal

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has resigned from the company. The move comes amid a massive scandal for the car-making giant, after it acknowledged ...

The Unassuming Engineer Who Exposed Volkswagen

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business

By David Morgan MORGANTOWN, West Virginia, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Daniel Carder, an unassuming 45-year-old engineer with gray hair and blue jeans, appear...

Volkswagen Just Nuked The Public's Trust In Companies Trying To Save The Planet

The Huffington Post | Jo Confino | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business

The world’s largest automaker has just given more ammunition to those who don’t trust that businesses are serious about preventing runaway climate...

DOJ's Pledge To Prosecute White-Collar Criminals Is Getting A Major Test

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business

The Obama administration accused Volkswagen on Friday of a stunning scheme to deceive the government about its cars’ emissions standards and ordered...