Volkswagen recalling nearly 700K cars for rollaway risk

26 Aug
2011 Volkswagen JettaVolkswagen is recalling more than 679,000 Golf, Jetta, and Beetle models to address a defect that could cause the cars to unexpectedly roll away, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last week. The defect is in the shift lever assembly. A contaminated switch can trick the vehicles' on-board computers into believing they are...

Officials give OK to fix some VW, Porsche, Audi dieselgate SUVs

23 Oct
2015 Porsche CayenneFederal and California state environmental officials announced Monday that roughly 38,000 Porsche, Audi, and Volkswagen SUVs can be updated to be compliant with emissions, nearly two years after the automaker admitted it had cheated with an illegal "defeat device." The EPA and California Air Resources Board sent a letter to VW on Friday approving...