All emissions-cheating scandal articles

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    Collusion, cartels, and emissions cheating in the car industry


    In an as-yet unreleased—officially, at any rate—letter, the EU’s industry and climate commissioners Miguel Cañete and Elzbieta Bienkowska outline evidence of widespread manipulation in the car industry of new emissions tests, known as the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).

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    Germans arrest VW executive


    Will the recent arrest of VW former Chief Engineer Wolfgang Harz mean more prosecutions of those involved in the worldwide cover-up of the emissions testing scandal? Tom Fox has more.

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    Volkswagen AG sentenced in emissions-cheating scandal


    A federal court in Detroit has sentenced Volkswagen AG in connection with a decade-long scheme to sell diesel vehicles containing software designed to cheat U.S. emissions tests. As part of the plea agreement, VW will pay a $2.8 billion penalty.

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    Volkswagen to pay $4.3B in emissions-cheating scandal


    Volkswagen will plead guilty and pay a total of $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties resulting from the company’s long-running emissions-cheating scandal. In addition, six Volkswagen employees are indicted in connection with the conspiracy. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.