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U.S. Consumers Received $9.8 Billion in Volkswagen Diesel Settlements

U.S. buyers of polluting Volkswagen AG vehicles received more than $9.8 billion in settlements, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said on Monday . Volkswagen agreed to offer to buy back or repair more than 550,000 polluting diesel U.S. vehicles after …

Volkswagen Hopes New Software Will Eliminate Car Accidents by 2050

BERLIN — Volkswagen will launch a new software operating system this year that it hopes will make accidents involving its cars a thing of the past by 2050, the company said on Thursday. Next generation cars will be equipped with …

VW Drivers May Struggle to Win Damages as Court Queries Losses

The 470,000 diesel-car owners who signed up for a case against Volkswagen AG may face an uphill struggle after a German court questioned whether they really lost anything because of the emission-cheating software in their automobiles. Drivers have been able …

U.S. to Test Mirrorless, Camera-Based Systems in Autos

WASHINGTON — The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration plans to test how drivers could use cameras to replace traditional rearview mirrors in automobiles, a technology already allowed in other countries, the agency said on Tuesday. The planned test by …