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Friday, 16 March 2018
In the news - Wheels
Cars wouldn’t meet Australian emissions standards without cheat: VW Volkswagen on Friday said in a Federal Court class action that almost 100,000 versions of its EA189 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre engines sold here and affected by the Dieselgate scandal failed the required emissions standards tests unless they were operating in cheat mode
Thursday, 8 March 2018
In the news - The Age
Class action begins against Volkswagen Volkswagen drivers get their day in court as class action against VW begins.
Wednesday, 7 March 2018
In the news - Sky News
Australian class action against Volkswagen underway Australians caught up in the Volkswagen emissions scandal are heading to court as a class action against the global car giant begins.
Monday, 5 March 2018
In the news - ABC News
VW emissions scandal: 'Deceived' Australian car owners get their day in court Australians caught up in one of the biggest scandals in motoring history head to the Federal Court today as the joint class action against global carmaker Volkswagen gets underway.
Thursday, 21 September 2017
In the news - Go Auto News
Court wants answers from VW The Federal Court has ordered that Volkswagen and its subsidiaries Audi and Skoda give sworn testimony explaining why dual-mode software was installed in their diesel vehicles.
Thursday, 7 September 2017
In the news - ABC News
Friday, 4 November 2016
In the news - The New Daily
Dieselgate: Why misleading consumers can never be excused In terms of large scale cases of corporate misconduct in the modern era, it is hard to look past the Volkswagen “Dieselgate” emissions scandal that broke in September last year.
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
In the news - Auto Talk
VW stays defiant locally and abroad amid Dieselgate lawsuits Lawyers for Volkswagen’s German head office have been told to reconsider their position after Justice Lindsay Foster described VW’s conduct as “unacceptable” and “incredibly annoying” in the case brought by the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC).
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
In the news - ABC News
Volkswagen: US judge approves $US14.7b settlement over diesel emissions cheating scandal A US federal judge has approved Volkswagen AG's record $US14.7 billion ($19.22 billion) settlement with regulators and owners of 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles, with the German automaker saying it would begin buying back the cars mid-November.
Friday, 9 September 2016
In the news - The United States Department of Justice
Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty for His Role in Conspiracy to Cheat U.S. Emissions Tests James Robert Liang, a Volkswagen engineer, pleaded guilty today for his role in a nearly 10-year conspiracy to defraud U.S. regulators and U.S. Volkswagen customers by implementing software specifically designed to cheat U.S. emissions tests in hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen “clean diesel” vehicles, the Justice Department announced today. Liang’s plea agreement provides that he will cooperate with the government in its ongoing investigation.
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
In the news - Bloomberg
Thursday, 1 September 2016
In the news - ACCC