The Northwest is in line to receive millions of dollars through a settlement with Volkswagen Group. Some say that money could help crack down on old diesel trucks, buses and construction equipment.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | Feb. 3, 2017 2:09 p.m.
Under the terms of a court settlement, VW has set aside a huge pile of money to make restitution to affected diesel car owners and to the states they live in.
Transportation | Air | News | Environment | Business | localOPB | June 28, 2016 9:30 a.m.
Oregon says it is in line for $85 million from Volkswagen as part of its emissions fraud settlement. Washington announces its share is $129 million.
Fourteen Oregonians, including nine Lane County residents, are suing Volkswagen Group of America for allegedly selling them diesel vehicles equipped with a device that allows the cars to evade state and federal clean-air laws.
Economy | Technology | Air | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 23, 2015 4:19 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Volkswagen is engulfed in a scandal after admitting to cheating on emissions testing. And that might have Volkswagen owners a little nervous.