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The solution to Dieselgate
It was reported in April that Volkswagen and the US Department of Justice had reached an agreement to clean up the mess known as Dieselgate. At the time, both parties hadn't finalized any details, save for saying that they would settle "
Set to recall around 5M vehicles
A week ago, news broke out that Volkswagen diesel engines were allegedly installed with "defeat devices" that altered vehicle emissions in order to pass stringent US Environmental Protection Agency testing. The EPA found some five million diesel engines in various VW models
Are any local VW units affected?
The recent Volkswagen diesel-emissions scandal shook the entire automotive industy to its core, culminating in the resignation of VW CEO Martin Winterkorn several days ago. If you've been hibernating under a rock in the past week or so, the German
This is how an effective gov't does things
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued Volkswagen AG a notice of violation, alleging that four-cylinder diesel VW and Audi cars from model years 2009 to 2015 have software that circumvents EPA emissions standards.It was discovered that when undergoing
To the tune of $100 million
For $100 million, Hyundai and Kia have agreed to settle with the United States' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) its violations of the latter's Clean Air Act "based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately
A brand that doesn\'t even have hybrids or EVs
Mazda has been named by the United States\' Environmental Protection Agency as the most fuel-efficient car manufacturer in the country \"with the highest fleet-wide adjusted fuel economy performance of 27.1mpg (11.5km/L)\" for the 2012 model year.The
Even better than hybrids and diesels
The 1.0-liter Ford Fiesta equipped with the carmaker\'s EcoBoost engine is supposedly the United States\' most fuel-efficient non-hybrid, gasoline-powered car after the country\'s Environmental Protection Agency certified that the car has a fuel mileage of
To compensate owners of more than one million vehicles
Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors have reportedly set aside more than $412 million to compensate their customers in North America for their overstated fuel-economy claims.According to AutoNews.com, Hyundai has earmarked 240 billion Korean won ($225 million) to cover
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In the wake of the PR crisis that followed the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) discovery that the fuel-mileage estimates of Kia vehicles sold in the US market were inflated, the Korean car brand's exclusive distributor in the
Label adjustments now in the works
The United States' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has uncovered significant discrepancies between the actual and the claimed fuel economy of Hyundai and Kia vehicles sold in the US. The EPA is the federal government agency in charge of ensuring that the mileage
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