April 21, 2017 - News
Volkswagen to Pay $2.8B Criminal Penalty
A federal judge has ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty on April 21 under a deal negotiated with the U.S. government to resolve its diesel emission scandal.
April 14, 2017 - News
VW Has Fixed, Repurchased Half of 2.0L Diesels
Volkswagen has bought back or repaired more than half of the 475,000 vehicles with 2.0-liter diesel engines that failed to meet emissions standards as part of a federal settlement about six months after it began the program.
April 12, 2017 - News
VW Lightly Updates Golf for 2018
Volkswagen's 2018 Golf compact sedan will add new design lines, LED taillights, running lights and available LED headlights, new wheel designs, several new exterior colors, and new interior trim panels.
April 4, 2017 - News
VW's 2018 Atlas Starts at $30,500
The company's entry to the mid-size SUV market will arrive with two engine choices, optional all-wheel drive, and a trio of option packages across four trim grades that will include S, SE, SEL, and SEL Premium. The first models will arrive in May.
March 30, 2017 - News
VW Settles State Diesel Claims for $157M
Volkswagen has agreed to pay $157.4 million to settle claims by 10 states to resolve environmental and consumer claims around its violations of diesel emissions regulations.
February 1, 2017 - News
VW Settles Civil Claims for 3.0L Diesels
Volkswagen has agreed to pay $1.2 billion to buyers of vehicles powered by its 3.0L V-6 diesel engine that violated emissions regulations in a settlement that must receive a blessing from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a federal judge.
January 11, 2017 - News
VW Pleads Guilty to Emissions Scandal
Volkswagen AG has pleaded guilty to three felonies and agreed to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties related to its emissions scandal, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced.
January 11, 2017 - News
Volkswagen Stretches Tiguan for 2018
Volkswagen's Tiguan compact SUV will grow nearly 11 inches for the 2018 model year and arrive as a model perched between compact and midsize SUV segments.
December 20, 2016 - News
VW Reaches $1B Settlement for 3.0L Diesels
Volkswagen has reached an agreement to settle claims relating to its 3.0L V-6 TDI engines with a commitment to buy back a quarter of the vehicles, set aside $225 million toward emissions reduction, and pay $25 million to support the use of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) in California.
December 14, 2016 - News
VW Starts Production of 2018 Atlas SUV
Volkswagen has begun building its 2018 Atlas mid-size SUV in Chattanooga, Tenn., ahead of the vehicle's introduction in 2017, the company announced.
October 27, 2016 - News
Motorlease to Allow No-Penalty Returns of VW Diesels
Motorlease Corp. will allow its lessees of Volkswagen diesel vehicles to return the vehicles without penalty by waiving early termination fees and excess mileage charges, the fleet management company said.