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Fiat Chrysler and Renault protest innocence over emissions

Fiat Chrysler's Italian shares regained some of their value after they plunged following pollution accusations, Renault faces French probe.

Fiat Chrysler's Italian shares regained some of their value after they plunged following pollution accusations, Renault faces French probe.

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Ex-Volkswagen executive appears in Florida court

A senior executive in the 2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal has appeared in a Florida court charged with defrauding the United States.

A senior executive in the 2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal has appeared in a Florida court charged with defrauding the United States.

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Volkswagen must defend investor lawsuit in US - judge rules

A US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

A US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

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Volkswagen chased for emissions scandal compensation in Germany

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

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EU takes members to task over Volkswagen scandal

The EU has begun legal action against seven member states for failing to police emissions cheating by car-makers after the Volkswagen scandal.

The EU has begun legal action against seven member states for failing to police emissions cheating by car-makers after the Volkswagen scandal.

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Could new petrol cars be banned from EU's roads by 2030?

Banning new petrol and diesel cars from EU roads by 2030 is unrealistic without more incentives to develop electric-powered alternatives, campaigners say.

Banning new petrol and diesel cars from EU roads by 2030 is unrealistic without more incentives to develop electric-powered alternatives, campaigners say.

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European car sales strong in September

European car sales grew by a strong 7.3 percent last month with increases for smaller so-called volume vehicles and luxury premium cars alike.

European car sales grew by a strong 7.3 percent last month with increases for smaller so-called volume vehicles and luxury premium cars alike.

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South Korea: Volkswagen boss questioned over emissions scandal

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…

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VW investors sue the car giant for 8.2 billion euros - German court

Volkswagen shareholders are suing the car maker for 8.2 billion euros in damages because their VW shares plunged in the wake of the so-called dieselgate scandal.

Volkswagen shareholders are suing the car maker for 8.2 billion euros in damages because their VW shares plunged in the wake of the so-called dieselgate scandal.

Europe

Several diesel brands emit more than VW: report

Several diesel car brands emit higher levels of pollution than Volkswagen, a study by environmental group Transport and Environment has found, one year after the 'Dieselgate' scandal.

Several diesel car brands emit higher levels of pollution than Volkswagen, a study by environmental group Transport and Environment has found, one year after the 'Dieselgate' scandal.

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VW engineer pleads guilty in US over diesel pollution scandal

The US has brought the first criminal charges against a Volkswagen executive over the diesel emissions scandal. Engineer James Liang has pleaded guilty and will cooperate with investigators.

The US has brought the first criminal charges against a Volkswagen executive over the diesel emissions scandal. Engineer James Liang has pleaded guilty and will cooperate with investigators.

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: Australia sues car giant

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

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Volkswagen halts production of Golfs in dispute with suppliers

The German Economy Ministry is urging Volkswagen and two of its suppliers to quickly end a dispute that has created production delays at six plants including VW's main factory in Wolfsburg.

The German Economy Ministry is urging Volkswagen and two of its suppliers to quickly end a dispute that has created production delays at six plants including VW's main factory in Wolfsburg.

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Volkswagen workers face cut in hours

A spokesman at the company's Wolfsburg headquarters (headcount 60,000) said shortening staff hours were a possible response to supply problems.

A spokesman at the company's Wolfsburg headquarters (headcount 60,000) said shortening staff hours were a possible response to supply problems.

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South Korea suspends Volkswagen sales over emissions scandal

South Korea has suspended sales of most Volkswagen models for allegedly forging documents on diesel engine emissions or noise-level tests. They will now have to be re-certified.

South Korea has suspended sales of most Volkswagen models for allegedly forging documents on diesel engine emissions or noise-level tests. They will now have to be re-certified.

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Volkswagen profits pulled down again by emissions rigging scandal

Volkswagen has suffered a 12 percent drop in quarterly profit at its main passenger car division as it tries to overcome the toxic emissions rigging scandal.

Volkswagen has suffered a 12 percent drop in quarterly profit at its main passenger car division as it tries to overcome the toxic emissions rigging scandal.

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German watchdog probes former VW board

The German financial watchdog has filed a complaint against the entire former board of Volkswagen over possible market manipulation.

The German financial watchdog has filed a complaint against the entire former board of Volkswagen over possible market manipulation.