Everything You Need to Know about the VW Diesel-Emissions Scandal

A half-million diesel Volkswagen models have been cited for emissions violations. Here’s our handy, frequently updated guide to what’s happening.



UPDATE 12/4/19:German prosecutors raided Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg, Germany, headquarters on December 3, as part of a fresh investigation into diesel VWs. This time, they are reportedly interested in the EA288 four-cylinder engine, successor to the EA189 diesel engine around which the Dieselgate investigation has centered. Reuters cited Volkswagen as saying the EA288 engine did not have a “defeat” device to beat emissions testing. We will update with new information as it becomes available.

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