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CARB rejects Volkswagen recall proposal to settle 3-liter diesel-powered vehicles issue

CARB rejects Volkswagen recall proposal to settle 3-liter diesel-powered vehicles issue

Volkswagen has earlier proposed to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) that it can announce a recall action to settle the concerns with regard to 3-liter diesel-powered vehicles. But now, the board has rejected the proposal.

The plan submitted with the board was supposed to include details how its 3-liter diesel-powered vehicles, which includes Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne and Audi A8, has cheated US emission tests. But the documents did not contain sufficient information owing to which the board has rejected the proposal.

Volkswagen refuses to pay out to European customers to resolve emissions scandal

Volkswagen refuses to pay out to European customers to resolve emissions scandal

After Volkswagen resolved its emissions scandal in the US by paying $15bn, over 9 million European customers also demanded to be paid for emissions scandal. But the car manufacturer rejected to pay out to its European customers.

Chief Executive Matthias Muller during talks with European Commission Industry representative Elzbieta Bienkowska in Brussels revealed that their company does not want to pay compensation to its European customers who bought the company’s default cars.

Volkswagen refuses to make offer of compensation for European customers

Volkswagen refuses to make offer of compensation for European customers

Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to $15.3 billion as a settlement to resolve the emission scandal in the US. The settlement is considered to be the biggest one in the history of auto industry. German car maker has now made it clear that it would not carry out similar compensation for customers in Europe over the same issue.

2017 edition of Audi R8 V10 Plus is Volkswagen’s most expensive auto

2017 edition of Audi R8 V10 Plus is Volkswagen’s most expensive auto

Reviews for the 2017 Audi R8 have been very positive. Officially, the latest R8 V10 Plus is the most expensive vehicle manufactured by Volkswagen with a starting price of $190,000. For additional features, you need to spend another $10,000 or so. 2017 Audi R8 is expensive but it has a lot to offer to car lovers. Audi R8 2017 offers strong performance, style, comfortable ride and impressive power to driver.

Hybrids will suffer due to Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions scandal, former Fiat engineer says

Hybrids will suffer due to Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions scandal, former F

Rinaldo Rinolfi, former Fiat engineer and one of the Europe's pre-eminent powertrain experts, said that full hybrids and plug-in hybrids are going to suffer most as a result of diesel emissions scandal of the Volkswagen Group.

68-year-old Rinolfi said that that the initiative in the direction of real-world emissions tests, which has grown by the use of a defeat device by VW to mislead testers, will display that plug-in hybrids aren’t as successful on the road when compared to quite low carbon dioxide results they have got under existing guidelines of Europe.

Volkswagen diesel-cheating scandal: EPA, CARB and VW granted further delay in court-mandated deadline

Volkswagen diesel-cheating scandal: EPA, CARB and VW granted further delay in co

The Volkswagen diesel vehicles emissions scandal is far from over and the German automaker has been given additional time to deal with the issue. Lately, all the three groups, the EPA, the California Air Resources Board, and Volkswagen (VW), have been granted a further time in a court-mandated deadline to come up with plans for updates to 580,000 affected vehicles.

Auto Show to Display Volkswagen’s Tiguan GTE Active Concept

Auto Show to Display Volkswagen’s Tiguan GTE Active Concept

The 2016 North American International Auto Show going to be held in Detroit this week will put on display Volkswagen’s Tiguan GTE Active Concept. This plug-in hybrid has been developed along the lines of the all-new Tiguan that is slated to be launched in the United States in 2017. The concept SUV is an all-wheel-drive crossover that is equipped with two electric motors and a gasoline engine, along with the capability of going off-road.

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