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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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VW Skoda Seat Audi DSG Gear selector switch failure “Error: Workshop!… lever is in position P.” Fault 617752

I’ve been covering the Skoda Octavia MK3 VRS in some detail of late, with our Skoda MK3 VRS buyers guide proving to be very popular. Apart from water pump issues on early cars, the Mk3 VRS seems to have stood

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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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The VW DIESELGATE emissions fix survey results are in after 3000 responses

Its been over two years since we invited owners affected by the VW Emissions fix to fill out our VW Emissions Fix survey, after a whopping 3,041 responses – the final results are in. Before we dive into the details,

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Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum meet with UK Transport Select Committee highling issues following “dieselgate fix”

Representatives from the Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum met with the UK Transport Select Committee (TSC) yesterday to highlight the issues VW Group car owners face in light of the so called dieselgate fix. The TSC was handed a dossier containing details of

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HOW TO: Change the keyfob battery in your Skoda Octavia / VW Golf / Seat / Audi

That annoying warning when your keyfob battery is low isn’t going to fix itself. Rather than a trip to the dealers we’ve put together a little youtube video with our Sister Website – Turbo-Nutters.co.uk on how to change it yourself.

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The Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum (Emissions Scandal) group breaks 7000 members

Let’s face it, the VW are no longer able to contain the lies and deceit that has plagued the car maker since “dieselgate” hit the headlines. It’s not just some petty corporate figure fiddling either, the issue has left some

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