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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…

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