Volkswagen’s plan for the future

March 27, 2019 – Volkswagen has proven that it is thinking of the future. Not just the future in terms of technology and electric vehicles but what is going to happen when those vehicles are no longer running. The OEM announced a pilot plant for recycling electric vehicle batteries in Salzgitter, Northern Germany which will […]

Volkswagen admits to selling test vehicles

December 18, 2018 — German car manufacturer Volkswagen could be facing fines after illegally selling pre-production test vehicles. According to Der Spigel, the automaker has been selling the test vehicles to unsuspecting buyers in Europe and North America since 2006. Volkswagen came clean to Germany’s motor transport authority back in September, admitting to the illegal practice. […]

UK government considers scrappage fees in twist on the VW emissions saga

The government of the UK is considering a scrappage scheme to encourage motorists to trade in higher-polluting vehicles.

By Jeff Sanford London, United Kingdom — November 25, 2015 — The UK House of Commons environment committee recently urged its government to consider a scrappage scheme for diesel cars. The call came in the wake of the VW emissions scandal. The thinking was that the government should consider ways of encouraging drivers to trade […]