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How to join the claim against VW for the emissions scandal

The VW “dieselgate” scandal isn’t going anywhere. UK motorists are yet to me compensated for their vehicles effected but thanks to the efforts by UK law firm Harcus Sinclair, that’s all about to change. Harcus Sinclair are leading a claim on behalf

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Is it the beginning of the end for diesel? Renault mulls a halt to diesel engines in their EU lineup

The quirky French car maker Renault may stop offering diesel cars in most of it’s European line up. Although it’s not been officially announced the move has been attributed to the cost of ensuring the archaic diesel engine continues to

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Volkswagen offering US owners $1,000 gift cards as “good will”, making users waive rights to file law suits

  In the never ending saga that is the VW #dieselgate scandal, US owners will be offered $1,000 gift cards in an attempt to “make things right”. The good will package being offered to owners of the 2.0L diesel cars effected

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VW Emissions Scandal: Will it cost you more fuel?

**Update! 13/10/2015** We got the chance to give our thoughts on the matter to The Telegraph. You can check out their coverage of the VW scandal here How the mighty have fallen! VW’s attempt to fool emissions tests has left

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Volkswagen caught cooking the books with its “Clean Diesel” cars in the US

The US Justice Department is conducting a criminal investigation of Volkswagen after they were caught cheating emissions regulators. It seems that VW’s so called “Clean Diesel” engines enabled pollution controls only during testing, leaving them to spew up to 40 times the allowable

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VW unveils the 201BHP, 188MPG Golf GTE, mixing performance and efficiency

I’ve been a fan of the iconic Golf GTi for many years. My Mk2 8v was a cracking little car but it enjoyed a little too much to drink for my liking. VW have done a lot to improve the

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VW Passat BlueMotion Concept teases cylinder deactivation to the US market

Cylinder deactivation has been around for a while. After its initial experiments during WWII, Cadillac was the first to introduce the technology in its L62 engine [1]. Since then the technology has been widely used but has been much more

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