Court Approves VW's $14.7 Billion Dieselgate Settlement And Now Owners Can Get Their Money

It’s been over a year since Volkswagen was caught cheating on emissions tests with its 2.0-liter diesel cars, and over four months since the U.S. Justice Department revealed VW’s $14.7 billion settlement—a settlement that has just now been granted final approval by the court. Here’s what that means for TDI owners.


The Volkswagen I.D. Is The Electric Future Of Compact Cars With A 373 Mile Range

Volkswagen spent years trying to make diesel as big in America as it was in Europe and other markets. Then it got caught cheating in a very big way. Wracked by scandal, fines and lawsuits, the German automaker is now trying to chart a new way forward. This is the rolling electric symbol of that new way, and it’s…

Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charge Over Diesel Cheating, Could Face Prison

A Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty today after being indicted for creating a defeat system for the 2.0-liter VW diesel engines that cheated federal emissions regulations, Automotive News reports. It is the first criminal charge handed down as a result of the U.S. Justice Department’s investigation into VW.

Almost Every Volkswagen Built Since 1995 Is Vulnerable To Wireless Unlocking Hacks

Even more bad news for Volkswagen: security researchers have discovered a huge security hole that affects potentially up to 100 million cars. It’s possible, using hardware as cheap as a $40 setup with an Arduino and an add-on radio transceiver board, to intercept signals from a Volkswagen Group key fob, and then by…