Author: Felix Lübeck

Volkswagen has checked and controlled until the irregularities in CO2 levels seemingly vanished into thin air.

According to the press release of November 13, 2015, Volkswagen has narrowed down the vehicles affected by the “CO2 issue”:

During the course of internal investigations irregularities were found when determining type approval CO2 levels. In a press release dated November 3, 2015, Volkswagen promises a relentless and comprehensive clarification of the issue: Matthias Müller: “Relentless and comprehensive clarification is …

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Bloomberg published an analysis by Andrea Vittorio according to which hints of the diesel emissions scandal at Volkswagen AG lay hidden in corporate sustainability reports.

The Volkswagen Groups Sustainability Report 2014 is available as PDF-Document (Link validity: May 2018.)

The Sustainabilaty Report 2013 is available at the Internet Archive as a  PDF-Document.

The manual for the Polo V gives contradictory advice. On one hand, the driver shall avoid braking. On the other hand, he shall regularly brake strongly.

A report from Transport & Environment provides new evidence and understanding on why there is a growing gap between the official fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of new passenger cars and vans, and that which is achieved by the same …

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Award by World Forum for Ethics in Business for responsible action in the environmental and social fields

Acting with Responsibility Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn and Bernd Osterloh discuss the contribution made by Volkswagen Group to sustainable development. In October 2012 Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn and Bernd Osterloh signed the following Introduction to a presentation about Corporate Social …

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