For the most part, the Mercedes-Benz models affected will include the C-Class range, the GLC crossover, and the Vito and V-Class vans, although other models will also be caught up. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The German Transport Ministry (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt, or KBA) has instructed Mercedes-Benz to recall 774,000 diesel-engined vehicles across Europe to h(...)

Audi has discovered emissions-related problems with a further 60,000 cars, it said on Tuesday, dealing a fresh setback to parent Volkswagen more than (...)

Porsche: the company has stopped sales of the Macan S and Panamera 4S diesel variants. Photograph: Bloomberg

Porsche has become the highest-profile brand to scrap diesel cars from its line-up. Rumour had it that the new Cayenne SUV, due to be launched in Apri(...)

Deutsche Umwelthilfe director  Juergen Resch and traffic expert Axel Friedrich at a press conference in Berlin on Tuesday. Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA

BMW has denied that engine management software shut off a system filtering nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions in some of its diesel cars after a German e(...)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles slumped to a three-month low on foot of claims the company cheated on emissions tests. Photograph: Getty Images

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles slumped to a three-month low as its fight with Germany over vehicle emissions escalated after the country’s most-read newspa(...)

The models affected were built between 2009 and this year and involve Golfs, Passats, Beetles and Jettas along with Audi A3s. Photograph: EPA

Why should Irish motorists care about the Volkswagen scandal? Put simply, it may end up costing you more in motor tax and new car prices. While t(...)