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Alaskans Are So Happy About The Škoda Kodiaq That They Renamed Their City For It

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Škoda , the best Volkswagen Group brand that Americans can’t buy, recently announced it will get into the seven-seat SUV game with a new vehicle called the Kodiaq. And in Kodiak, Alaska, the locals and mayor were so excited they decided to get in on the action by renaming their town for a whole day. Read more...

"We Express Deep Apologies" - Mitsubishi Admits Rigging Emissions Test Data

It's all fun and games until someone is caught cheating. That is the lesson that Volkswagen learned last fall, when the German car manufacturer was caught using software that could detect when an emissions test was taking place in order to give better results. Show More Summary

Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverman And Nazi Jokes Galore Star In ‘The Last Laugh’: Tribeca Q&A

EXCLUSIVE: Nazis: Too evil for mockery, or fair game for belly laughs? The Holocaust: Reserved exclusively for serious discussion, or is there social good in tasteless jokes referencing GE and Volkswagen? Here’s a test: What were the...Show More Summary

TTAC News Round-up: America Slams the Brakes on Efficiency, Bonuses at Volkswagen, and Google Hires a Dream Team

Gasoline is gloriously cheap and the automotive industry is taking a break from the tiresome “more mpg” game. That, Christmas comes early for Volkswagen employees, Carlos Ghosn has a plan to save big bucks, Google is luring more humans...Show More Summary

Volkswagen unveils T-Cross Breeze convertible SUV at Geneva

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Convertible sport utilities are a tough sell, as most automakers know. Most enter the game and then quietly bow out amid the giggles and snickering. Volkswagen is now taking a turn, though only in conceptual form, with the new T-Cross...Show More Summary

Nice Try VW: Toyota Again World's Largest Automaker

Akio Toyoda (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Last summer, and in a Dewey vs. Truman moment, media around the world crowned Volkswagen as the world’s largest automaker. The game is not decided at halftime, and when Toyota published its official 2015 results today, Volkswagen AG found itself in the same place [...]

Volkswagen debuts production-ready gesture controls on its e-Golf Touch

LAS VEGAS — Until this moment, BMW has been the only carmaker with production-ready gesture controls. However, Volkswagen just got into the touch-free game with the debut of its new 9.2-inch infotainment system — complete with gesture...Show More Summary

Hyundai Tucson Elite 1.6L v Nissan X-Trail ST-L 4WD v Toyota RAV4 GXL v Volkswagen Golf Alltrack : Comparison review

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The recent suite of updates added to the evergreen Toyota RAV4 suggests that the just-released 2016 facelift moves the game forward by a tangible margin for this popular mid-sized SUV range. Sharper styling, a lift in cabin features and finishes, plus improved ride, handling, comfort and safety all carry the collective promise of game-lifting and enhanced […]

Manchester United Reportedly Complained over Wolfsburg Dressing Room

Manchester United reportedly complained their dressing room at the Volkswagen Arena on Tuesday evening was too warm ahead of the game. The Red Devils suffered a disappointing 3-2 defeat to Wolfsburg on the night, as they were eliminated from the Champions League. Show More Summary

Volkswagen Admits To Equipping Audis, Porsches With Second Illegal Defeat Device

When last we checked in on Volkswagen and the widening emissions scandal, we learned that in addition to software installed on some 11 million diesel vehicles designed to game nitrogen oxide tests, Germany’s largest carmaker has also been habitually understating CO2 output on around 800,000 cars sold in Europe. Show More Summary

Autoblog Minute: Fiat 124 Spider, Cadillac XT5, and VW's apology

Fiat re-introduces the 124 spider, Cadillac ups its ante in the crossover game, and Volkswagen apologizes, again. Senior editor Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute Weekly Recap. Continue reading Autoblog Minute:Show More Summary

After VW Scandal, EPA Will Emission Test Diesel Cars in Real-World Conditions

More than 11 million Volkswagen diesel vehicles were able to game the Environmental Protection Agency's emissions tests by using sneaky software to identify when an assessment was going on—and the EPA doesn't want to get fooled again. Show More Summary

Why gamification is broken (and how to fix it)

Gamification was not long ago the darling of business talk. Successful initiatives like Volkswagen’s campaign The Fun Theory proved that incorporating elements of games can help achieve tangible goals while increasing customer enjoyment. Show More Summary

EPA upping its game amid Volkswagen probe

In the wake of the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal, the Environmental Protection Agency vowed to crack down on the auto industry with renewed vigor. That process has started. Continue reading EPA upping its game amid Volkswagen probe EPA upping its game amid Volkswagen probe originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:31:00 EST. Show More Summary

How A Carbon Tax Could Have Prevented The Volkswagen Diesel Scandal

If anyone needed another example of why a carbon tax is a good idea, look no further than Volkswagen’s diesel scandal. The automaker’s efforts to game the current system are a case study in what’s wrong with government attempts to reduce pollution with regulation and tax subsidies, rather than through [...]

Volkswagen Scandal Ripples Through Entire Auto Industry

EPA is "upping its game" in response to the Volkswagen scandal and "putting manufacturers on notice" that the agency will be looking specifically for defeat devices. He wouldn't give away any specifics, except to let manufacturers know that "we will be keeping your car longer."

Volkswagen's History Of Emissions Deception Dates Back To The 1960s

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We’re still in the throes of Dieselgate, that smoky, messy tale of Volkswagen’s disturbingly clever gaming of the EPA’s testing and emission regulations. But it’s not Volkswagen’s first time playing fast and loose with claims about emission controls, as we learn in two examples from the 1960s and ‘70s. Read more...

Have The World’s TV Makers Been ‘Doing a Volkswagen’?

Evidence suggests television makers are also gaming regulatory tests to overstate their energy efficiency

Volkswagen isn’t the first auto company accused of rigging tests

Volkswagen is far from the first auto company accused of trying to game required environmental tests. Continue reading ? The post Volkswagen isn’t the first auto company accused of rigging tests appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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