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Volkswagen Acknowledges V6 Diesel Engine Also Cheated

Nov 24, 2015 - 9:18 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Volkswagen has confirmed that its 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel V6 engine also cheated on EPA diesel emissions tests.

The engine is used in various Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen models including the Cayenne SUV which is currently under a stop-sale order. Originally Volkswagen denied the charges by the EPA, but the German automaker has now told regulators that 75,000 vehicles using the 3.0-liter turbo-diesel V6 engine are improperly fitted with auxiliary emissions controls. This is in addition to the 482,000 vehicles equipped with the Volkswagen Groupís 2.0-liter diesel four-cylinder engine that were outed by the EPA in September.

Itís worth noting that automakers are allowed to use auxiliary emissions controls so long as they are revealed and detailed during the testing process. Volkswagen however, did not reveal the use of such auxiliary emissions controls and failed to properly notify regulators. Although how the auxiliary emissions controls function hasnít been detailed, it is believed that the technology is designed to warm parts of the
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Top 10 Most Anticipated Debuts of the 2015 LA Auto Show

Nov 16, 2015 - 6:07 PM - by AutoGuide.com

The 2015 L.A. Auto Show will host at least 50 vehicle debuts, many of which will be global premieres.

Thereís a lot to be excited about if youíre an automotive enthusiast or a car shopper. The AutoGuide team will be on hand to deliver full coverage of every major debut with articles, photos and our first look videos.

Weíve also got a sneak peek at the biggest world premieres with our Top 10 list of the most anticipated debuts of the 2015 LA Auto Show.
See the completeTop 10 List and all of our LA Auto Show Coverage at AutoGuide.com.
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The 10 Most Anticipated Cars of SEMA

Nov 02, 2015 - 4:03 AM - by AutoGuide.com

The 2015 SEMA Show kicks off next week and the Las Vegas Convention Center will be packed with hundreds of the wildest modified rides.

While most high-profile projects are typically kept under wraps until the show opens its doors, some builders and automakers preview what they will showcase ahead of time. Thereís a lot to be excited about this year based on what has already been announced, so AutoGuide.com has compiled a Top 10 list of the most anticipated cars of the 2015 SEMA Show.
See the complete Top 10 List and All of Our SEMA Show Coverage at AutoGuide.com.
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