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VW reaches $4.3 billion US settlement over emissions scandal

Volkswagen has agreed a settlement with the US Government to pay $4.3 billion (£3.5 billion) in fines and penalties relating to its part in the Emissions Scandal. The group has confirmed that it will plead guilty to criminal misconduct under US law....

British drivers seek compensation for VW Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen is facing legal action in the UK after a law firm has applied for a group litigation order, to represent British drivers affected by the Emissions Scandal. The move would see compensation sought for British drivers of VW Group models involved...

VW agrees $1 bn settlement for US 3.0 TDI emissions scandal models

Volkswagen has agreed a $1 billion (£810 million) settlement with United States regulators and car owners to buy back or fix more than 80,000 VW, Audi, and Porsche vehicles fitted with the 3.0 litre TDI engine. As the latest settlement from VW in the...

Next Green Car Awards 2016 winners revealed

The winners of the Next Green Car Awards 2016 have been announced, with the UK’s best green cars recognised. Winning models have been carefully selected across 10 awards categories, made up of nine vehicle sectors and a Next Generation award. An overall...

New Ford Fiesta to get advanced EcoBoost engine

Ford has launched its new Fiesta, with the next-generation of the bestselling model using a new version of its 1.0 litre EcoBoost petrol engine at the heart of its line-up. The award-winning engine is the first three cylinder unit to feature cylinder...

Next Green Car Awards 2016 launched

The shortlist for the Next Green Car Awards 2016 has been announced today (Thursday 17th November), recognising the best green cars available in the UK this year. Made up of 40 models, spread across 10 categories from 23 different manufacturers, the...

NGC–Emissions Analytics partnership generates real-world NGC Rating

Following the on-going revelations about diesel NOx emissions testing and the health impacts of poor air quality, Next Green Car has teamed up with Emissions Analytics to improve the NGC Rating by including real-world vehicle emissions data. By basing...

Improved efficiency, kit, and safety for new VW Golf

Volkswagen has unveiled the new Golf, with the latest version seeing minor changes to styling, but significant improvements to powertrains and equipment. The new Golf was launched at the company's Wolfsburg headquarters and looks similar to the outgoing...

Paris Motor Show - Key Launches

With the Paris Motor Show now in full swing, Next Green Car takes a look at the show's stars. As one of the major events on the automotive calendar, there have been a number of key new launches in France, as we round up what has been an eventful couple of...

Crowds flock to Cenex LCV 2016

The largest ever Cenex LCV event is taking place at Millbrook, Bedfordshire, having opened its doors yesterday to the low carbon vehicle industry. A number of important announcements and product launches were made on the first day of the event, which was...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:20th Jan 2017