Daimler faces more emission software allegations
Published in Transportation

What? Software to reduce emission controls is illegal? We never knew that.

Germany's auto regulator told Daimler that it would have to recall 42,000 Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles after the group discovered illegal software on the cars that would reduce the effectiveness of the emissions control system.

Former Volkswagen CEO faces fraud serious charges
Published in Transportation

He and four others equipped vehicles with emission defeating gear

The former CEO of Adolf Hitler’s favourite car company, Martin Winterkorn .has been charged with serious fraud in Germany for his role in the diesel-rigging scandal that rocked the carmaker and cost it about 29 billion euro ($33 billion).

US jails VW executive over emissions
Published in News
Friday, 08 December 2017 13:51

US jails VW executive over emissions

Scapegoat found

A US District judge in Detroit has sentenced Oliver Schmidt, a former Volkswagen executive, to seven years in prison for his role in the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal of 2015.