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VW settles up for AU$127m suit over Australian ‘dieselgate’ scandal

Volkswagen Australia has agreed to pay up to AU$127 million dollars (€78 million) in settlement for multiple class-action lawsuits from Australian customers over the ‘dieselgate’ scandal. The settlement must still be approved by the Australian courts and will see owners

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Deliveries of half all new VW cars delayed as they fail to meet emissions standards

Half of all VWs current UK models have failed to meet stringent emissions standards meaning customers could have to wait until February for their new cars.  Under the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedures (WLTP) all new cars sold in

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VW boast €80 billion sales revenue, sells 6.23 million vehicles yet continues to defraud UK government and consumers

Figures released today by Volkswagen have revealed that the shamed car giant posted a €80 billion sales revenue and shifted over 6 million vehicles in 2017. These results show a continued recovery since the group was rocked by the “diesel gate”

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VW Emissions Fix Survey: Owners who opted not to have the Emission fix

Our last VW Emissions survey was very successful with over 2,000 responses and lots of eye opening statistics – Read more here. What it failed to do was gather the thoughts from those who opted not to let VW ruin

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How to check if the emissions fix has been applied to a VAG vehicle

According to the VW Group, you must give consent before the diesel emissions fix is applied. This hasn’t stopped dealers from applying it without owners knowledge and it certainly hasn’t done a lot for their reputation. But what happens if

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Swedish motor magazine Teknikensvarld.se proves Emissions fix has negative effect on MPG and power

The Swedish motor magazine Teknikens Varld has taken on the might of VW to prove that emissions fix causes negative effects on fuel consumption and power. This is contrary to claims by Volkswagen that the fix does not affect vehicle

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EU Parliament votes to “financially compensate” car buyers affected by VW emissions scandal

MEPs in the European Parliament have voted in support of a number of recommendations that could reshape the emissions testing in the EU and see car buyers affected by the VW group emissions scandal rightfully compensated. The overwhelming support for the action

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