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Renault disputes high NOx score in green group's test

Nov. 24, 2015 11:59 CET | UPDATED: Nov. 24 17:55 CET - adds Renault comment
Renault disputes test results showing NOx emissions from its Espace 1.6-liter diesel variant were up to 25 times higher than allowed under Euro 6 limits.

EU leaders aim to block emissions-test deal deemed lax

Nov. 24, 2015 19:59 CET
Members of the European Parliament are expected to vote against car pollution testing rules they say are too soft on automakers -- especially in the aftermath of VW Group's admission that it used cheat software to trick emissions tests -- politicians and...

VW investigated for tax evasion on false CO2 levels

Nov. 24, 2015 12:48 CET
German prosecutors have launched an investigation into suspected tax evasion at VW Group that relates to the understating of CO2 levels in some of...

Jaguar Land Rover will double size of UK engine plant

Nov. 24, 2015 14:16 CET
Jaguar Land Rover will spend 450 million pounds ($680 million) to double the size of its engine plant in central England, taking total spending to 1...

JLR won't attend Detroit auto show

Nov. 24, 2015 06:01 CET
Jaguar Land Rover of North America says it will skip the next year's Detroit auto show in January to concentrate on other international shows.

EU plans report on car CO2 by end of week, source says

Nov. 24, 2015 09:54 CET
The EU plans to present a report by the end of this week on CO2 emissions from cars, according to an official with knowledge of the issue.

VW scandal may result in more power for car inspectors

Nov. 24, 2015 11:14 CET
The German government is considering expanding the powers of technical inspectors examining cars in the wake of VW's emissions cheating scandal.

Spain to extend car subsidy scheme to mid-2016

Nov. 24, 2015 09:47 CET
The Spanish government, facing an election next month, plans to extend a car purchase subsidy scheme that has massively boosted sales until the...

Chronicler of VW slave labor dies

Nov. 24, 2015 06:01 CET
Hans Mommsen's name was not widely known in the English-speaking world, but the German historian exhaustively chronicled a sordid chapter in...


VW CEO says diesel engine refits 'manageable'

Nov. 23, 2015 19:36 CET
The steps needed to fix about 8.


Audi to revise emissions control software in U.S. vehicles with 3.0-liter engines

Nov. 23, 2015 22:09 CET
Audi said it will revise emissions control software used on more than 85,000 VW Group vehicles with 3.0-liter diesel engines that U.

PSA, T&E to co-publish real-world fuel-use data

Nov. 23, 2015 20:45 CET
PSA will cooperate with Brussels-based green lobby group Transport & Environment to measure and publish the real-world fuel consumption of its...

IG Metall, UAW push for German-style works councils in U.S.

Nov. 23, 2015 06:01 CET
A new partnership between the UAW and Germany's giant IG Metall autoworker union plans to advocate for German-style works councils or similar...

2016 Rising Star nominations sought

Nov. 23, 2015 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe needs your help to identify the Rising Stars in the European automotive industry.


VW denies report of big sales slump on CO2 confession

Nov. 22, 2015 15:54 CET
VW denied a report on Saturday that its sales have slumped since this month's admission that it had understated the level of carbon dioxide emissions...


VW mulls ending support for German soccer clubs

Nov. 22, 2015 15:24 CET
German soccer clubs Hannover 96, Werder Bremen and Schalke 04 are on the list of sponsorship deals VW Group is considering dropping to cut costs amid...

Industry execs see era of slower sales growth in China

Nov. 22, 2015 23:34 CET
Executives gathered last week at the Guangzhou auto show were unanimous in their view that the days of exponential growth are over, underscoring how...


VW refuses compensation for European owners of rigged diesels

Nov. 21, 2015 06:01 CET
VW will not offer compensation to European customers who bought a diesel car with "cheat" software, taking a different tack from in the U.S.

Land Rover Defender to end long, storied run

Nov. 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender will end early next year.


VW submits proposed U.S. fix to 2.0-liter diesels

Nov. 21, 2015 06:01 CET
The EPA and California air regulators received an initial proposal from VW, which faced a Friday deadline, to address emissions violations with the...

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