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VW takes 4,000 cars off UK market

Volkswagen is suspending the sale of 4,000 vehicles in the UK as a result of the diesel emissions scandal. The German carmaker said the move will involve vehicles across the VW group including the VW, Audi, Skoda and Seat brands. VW said it was a temporary measure and that it intended to return the vehicles for sale once a fix […]

VW say 1.2m UK vehicles affected

Volkswagen has announced how many of its vehicles sold in the UK are affected by the software behind the emissions scandal. VW have quoted a figure of 1,189,906, including cars with the VW brand, Audi, Seat, Skoda and VW vans. In the next few days the company will give the vehicle identification numbers to retailers as well as coming up with […]

VW values ‘marginally affected’ by emissions

Trade values of Volkswagen used cars have so far only been marginally affected by the news of last week’s emissions scandal, according to figures from Glass’s. These are the key findings from data released today covering more than 78,000 observations: Trade values of all Volkswagen used cars in the Glass’s database today are the same as they were at the […]

‘Carmakers are cheating customers’

Motorists are being duped by carmakers into buying vehicles which claim to be more fuel efficient than they really are, a new report claims. Transport & Environment said Europe’s carmakers routinely abused tests on fuel performance and CO2 emissions. The lobby group found an average 40% gap between the fuel and C02 emitted in lab tests against road driving. The […]

VW CEO resigns over diesel scandal

Volkswagens CEO Martin Winterkorn has announced his resignation following the admission that the company tampered with diesel emission ratings in the US. ‘I am shocked by the events of the past few days. Above all, I am stunned that misconduct on such a scale was possible in the Volkswagen Group.’ ‘As CEO I accept responsibility for the irregularities that have […]

VW board gathers for crisis meeting

Senior directors of Volkswagen are due to meet to discuss what action to take after the company was caught manipulating its diesel car emissions tests. Volkswagen faces multiple probes in the US by the Department of Justice, which could result in huge financial losses for the firm. The German carmaker has admitted it deceived US regulators in exhaust emissions tests and […]

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