• California Approves $200M VW Zero-Emission Vehicle Investment

    15 days ago - By Auto Rental News

    The California Air Resources Board has approved the first of four plans by VW to invest $800 million over 10 years in zero-emission vehicle infrastructure, public outreach, and access to these ultra-clean vehicles for residents of disadvantaged communities.
    The investment is part of a multi-pronged settlement agreement resulting from the automaker's use of software that caused its 2009-2016 diesel passenger cars to spew up to 40 times the allowed amount of nitrogen oxide into the atmosphere, according to a press release by CARB. “We are pleased that Volkswagen can now move forward with its...
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