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Volkswagen to Recall 700,000 Vehicles Over Roof Lighting Problem

Volkswagen is recalling about 700,000 Tiguan and Touran cars worldwide over a potential lighting defect that could cause the vehicles to catch on fire, according to the German trade magazine Kfz-Betrieb.

/ August 20, 2018
BMW 7-Series

BMW to Recall 5 and 7-Series Luxury Sedans for Wrong Engine Software

German automaker BMW has announced plans to recall nearly 12,000 vehicles that were found to contain the wrong engine management software, according to Reuters.

/ February 27, 2018

Volkswagen Recalls 281,000 Vehicles Over Engine Stalling Problem

Volkswagen has issued a recall for nearly 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons in the U.S. over concerns that the fuel pumps can fail, causing the vehicles to stall without warning.

/ August 30, 2017
Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Porsche to Recall 22,000 SUVs Over Emissions Cheat Software

Germany's transport minister has announced a recall of 22,000 Porsche Cayenne 3-liter TDI SUVs after finding that the vehicles were illegally equipped with an “unauthorized defeat device” used to cheat on emissions testing.

/ July 28, 2017

U.S. Justice Department Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Emissions Cheat Software

The United States Government filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), charging the company with building and selling diesel engines that violate the Clean Air Act.

/ May 25, 2017

EPA Accuses Fiat Chrysler of Emissions Cheating

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accused Fiat Chrysler of using secret software that allowed illegal emissions on at least 104,000 of its diesel vehicles, the latest in an unprecedented government crackdown on automakers for alleged pollution violations.

/ January 12, 2017

Volkswagen Offers Up to $7,000 to Diesel Owners

As part of a $10 billion settlement, Volkswagen will pay up to $7,000 to owners of TDI "Clean Diesel" vehicles that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests.

/ June 24, 2016