Bad Week For German Automakers: Huge Costs, New ProbeAt VW, lower-level engineers are told what to do and not given much autonomy. As a result, in order to get things done, they don't tell their superiors what they're up to, he said.
Daimler Investigating Emissions After US RequestGerman automaker Daimler AG is investigating at the request of the U.S. government what it says are "possible indications of irregularities" in its emissions certification process.
VW Owners Can Pick Buybacks, Fixes In Emissions DealAn agreement will give consumers who bought Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them, a judge said Thursday.
Volkswagen, Gov't Ink Deal To Pay Owners Of Cheating DieselsSome owners would get a choice of having VW repair their cars or buy them back.
VW Owners Seek Trial If Regulators Don't Agree To A Fix By Thursday The cases have lingered since last fall with the polluting cars still on the road, leaving owners to wonder if VW will buy them back or come up with a repair.
VW Recalls Diesel Passats; Wiring Trouble Can Cause FiresVolkswagen is recalling about 91,000 Passat cars with diesel engines because wiring under the body can corrode, overheat and potentially start fires.
Ex-Worker Says VW Destroyed Documents, Obstructed JusticeDaniel Donovan says in a whistleblower case that he was wrongfully fired last year after refusing to participate in the deletions and reporting them to a supervisor.
Documents Show Volkswagen Resisted Takata Air Bag RecallAt least 10 people have died worldwide from the problem and 139 have been injured.
UAW Adds To Unfair Labor Practices Allegations At VolkswagenThe UAW charges that Volkswagen is making workplace changes without consultation with the maintenance workers who voted in December for union representation.
VW Hires Kenneth Feinberg To Handle Emission-Cheating ClaimsThe German automaker says Feinberg will develop an independent, fair and quick process for resolving the claims.
Japanese Cars Do Best In Insurance Industry Safety RankingsThe safest cars this model year, according to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, come from Japan.
VW Recalls 92,000 Cars In US; Power-Assisted Brakes Can FailThe recall includes the Beetle, Golf, Jetta and Passat models from 2015 and 2016.

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