Tag: VW

Volkswagen will be paying every diesel car owner $7,000

Volkswagen will be paying every diesel car owner $7,000

The recent emissions scandal with Volkswagen is hitting the company hard, if the bad press wasn’t enough now the US district court has ordered that VW should pay every owner of a diesel car which was affected by diesel car $7,000 for the trouble, in total this will cost Volkswagen around $10 billon. If you’re looking at this and thinking you’ll be expecting $7,000 from VW bad luck, the report suggests […]

VW is settling emissions scandal by paying out $10.2 billion

VW is settling emissions scandal by paying out $10.2 billion

Volkswagens emissions scandal has settled from the headlines somewhat now, but it’s been revealed in a report by The AP that VW still has to pay out around $10.2 billion to fully settle all the claims. Last year when this scandal surfaced Volkswagen was caught using specialist software to mask what the true emissions of their cars were in order to make them look more economical than they actually are. Since 2008 […]

VW sales down by 20% following fuel scandal

VW sales down by 20% following fuel scandal

Following the news of the VW fuel scandal back in September, Volkswagen has seen a drop in sales in the UK for total sales, following the emissions scandal. Figures form SMMT reveal that the other companies in the VW group including Seat, Skoda and Audi have also seen a drop in sales. Chief executive of SMMT, Mike Hawes said:   Chief executive of SMMT, Mike Hawes said: “November’s figures come as […]

VW revealed that 800,000 cars might have incorrect CO2 levels

VW revealed that 800,000 cars might have incorrect CO2 levels

Another day, more news about the Volkswagen scandal. Earlier today the German car company revealed that around 800,000 cars in Europe are affected by the emissions scandal. Many of the cars are diesel but also as of today we learnt that some petrol cars from VW, Skoda, Audi and Seat are also affected if they have a 1.4, 1.6 or 2.0 litre engine. VW stated: “Under the ongoing review of all […]

‪Volkswagen‬ now have a ‪Apple‬ Watch app

‪Volkswagen‬ now have a ‪Apple‬ Watch app

A few car manufacturers are jumping on the Apple Watch band wagon, BMW or instance already has an app for their electric range of cars to check the battery level and more. Now the next company is Volkswagen, its new Car-Net app is coming soon to the Apple Watch and it will feature handy statistics and information about the users car, such as the fuel or battery level. More features for […]

‎Apple’s CarPlay to come to Volkswagen models by 2016

‎Apple’s CarPlay to come to Volkswagen models by 2016

Apple and Volkswagen are in talks on bringing the in-car solution to Volkswagen models by 2016 – one of the manufactures which didn’t partner with Apple first. An official announcement from both Volkswagen and Apple is to be expected within a few months, details on which models will be compatible is unknown. 9to5Mac report that the system will be available for 2016 models not next years 2015 versions. Volkswagen did join […]