Porsche and Audi announce a halt to sales of certain models in the US as their parent company grapples with a global emissions-cheating scandal.
Share prices in the German automaker have nosedived after it admitted to finding further problems that could cost it up to $2.2 billion.
In a new filing today, the Environmental Protection Agency notified Volkswagen that it found software designed to defeat emissions testing in seven models using a 3-liter diesel engine.
Despite problems worldwide, German morale remains high, and Audi continues to hire and issue bonuses, as well.
German automaker also adds a vehicle ID lookup tool to its US site and suspends its head of quality control.
An online survey finds a strong preference for Volkswagen in its home country despite mounting evidence that the scandal may send automakers away from diesels in general.
Brian Cooley answers your emails about the Volkswagen emissions debacle.
VW's rapidly mushrooming diesel emissions conundrum could cost it up to $86B, argues major financial services company Credit Suisse.
New software reportedly will be added to as many as 11 million of Volkwagen's diesel cars to bring them in to compliance with emissions laws. The fix could cost $6.5 billion.
US Environmental Protection Agency will use random spot checks to expose technologies that may allow cars to skirt emissions standards.