The Canadian government has approved a fix for about 10,000 older Volkswagen 2.0-litre diesel Passats currently equipped with software that allows them to emit more emissions than permitted.
At least one disgruntled Volkswagen customer thinks the courts in Canada did not go far enough in sending a message to the automaker that cheating won't be tolerated.
Since the sales ban was lifted on Volkswagen's 2015-model-year TDI vehicles in mid-April, they have been flying off lots across the country, and some dealers are already sold out.
Volkswagen dealers in Canada are sweating the details to help eligible customers navigate the settlement process for their affected diesel vehicles.
Volkswagen Canada is recalling 10,106 Passats due to a potential grease leak that could lead to fire.
A settlement in the class action suit against Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. related to the 2.0-litre diesel emissions scandal has been reached and affected owners will get between $5,100 and $8,000 each.
Mercedes-Benz Canada says it has given up hope of selling 2017 model-year diesel-powered sedans and mid-sized SUVs “for the time being” because it's taking too long for them to be approved by U.S. and Canadian authorities.
Members of a Canadian class-action lawsuit against Volkswagen can submit claims for buy-back reimbursement and damages starting Friday after an Ontario court approved a $2.1 billion settlement.
Many Volkswagen dealers are doing good work for their customers in the wake of the diesel-emissions scandal, but the automaker and courts could do more, say some owners of the affected diesels.
Canadian Volkswagen dealers are once again selling 2015 model-year vehicles equipped with diesel engines that were part of the company's global emissions scandal. The fixed vehicles come with a discount.
Volkswagen's e-Golf will arrive in Canadian showrooms in June, but because a limited number will be available, the automaker is encouraging buyers to order online in advance.
Several Canadians who own Volkswagen diesel vehicles affected by the emissions scandal say their VW dealers are doing a great job for customers, but the automaker itself and courts could do more.