Porsche, Audi, 3.0 engine has defeat device says CARB

"VW must immediately initiate discussions with ARB to discuss the testing results that appear to confirm the presence of a defeat device in the GVGAJ03.0NU4, EADXT03.02UG and FPRXT03.0CDD Test Groups and the implications on other 3.0 liter diesel product lines. VW must ensure that the appropriate Audi and Porsche AG management and engineering staff are [...]

2016 Volkswagen Passat unveil and pricing on Driving the Nation

All 2016 Passat models have a rearview camera as standard equipment. The 1.8T S model with a six-speed automatic transmission has a starting MSRP of $22,440 and has a high level of standard equipment, including 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels; Climatronic® dual-zone climate control; MIB II Composition Color touchscreen infotainment system with 5-inch color display, [...]

By |2017-03-22T07:59:50-07:00October 26th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Technology, Volkswagen|Tags: |0 Comments

VW AG stock, sales, falling removed from DJSI

Click on the link to listen to the John Batchelor radio show Volkswagen AG is being removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DSJI) effective October 6. Economic, environmental, and social performance are considered when being part of the ten percent of the industry leaders tracked by the DJSI. (see press release below) [...]

John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen and CARB on Driving the Nation

Click on the link to listen to John Batchelor, the host of The John Batchelor radio show, talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the video interview with California Air Resources Board (CARB's) Dave Clegern. In 1967, California's Governor Reagon established the California Air Resources Board (CARB) because of the [...]

CARB investigating all VW groups after diesel deception

Dave Clegern, California Air Resources Board (CARB) spokesperson, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation today. CARB is investigating all Volkswagen groups after the diesel deception. How did this happen? How were they caught? Who figured out what was happening?

CARB clarifies if you can sell your used Volkswagen diesel vehicle on Driving the Nation

Dave Clegern, California Air Resources Board (CARB) spokesperson, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation today. I asked Clegern if the diesels on the road right now were in compliance and if they could be sold as used in California. Clegern said that if you own a diesel car right now you can [...]

Martin Winterkorn ousted as CEO Volkswagen AG

Martin Winterkorn out at Volkswagen Just two days after I wrote the article asking if the Volkswagen cover-up would cost Winterkorn his job, Volkswagen AG Board has accepted the resignation of Martin Winterkorn. Here is the board's statement, and below that the former CEO of Volkswagen AG, Martin Winterkorn's statement. Winterkorn's predecessor has not been [...]

By |2020-06-04T09:42:21-07:00September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Volkswagen|0 Comments

VW dieselgate Winterkorn’s job in jeopardy?

Winterkorn - the ego and the Id Listen to John Batchelor and Thaddeus McCotter talk to Lou Ann Hammond about Volkswagen admits emission manipulation, is Winterkorn's job in jeopardy? on the John Batchelor Radio Show[/fusion_text] Volkswagen has admitted to deceiving the consumers and the Environmental regulatory agencies. Affected vehicles are diesel versions of [...]

Michael Horn admits Volkswagen deceit

Volkswagen did it on purpose and got caught Michael Horn, President, and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. talking about the Volkswagen emission crisis. Volkswagen has admitted they deceived the California air resources Board in the Federal US Environmental Protection Agency. This is what Mr. Horn has to say tonight in New York City.

Concept cars you won’t see on the road

Concept cars you won't see on the road There are different types of concept cars; cars that you will never see on the road and production concept cars, cars that are close to production. The cars below are this year's concept cars shown throughout the year at different auto shows. Audi Prologue Audi [...]