Another day, another major corporation seriously letting its customers down. The details about the TalkTalk cyber-attack have finally been becoming clear this week. Basically, TalkTalk’s systems were breached by hackers who managed to raid them of customer details. Although exploitable financial information was not successfully recovered, hackers did manage to obtain email addresses, unencrypted passwords and TalkTalk […]
Amidst the current VW emissions scandal, another battle ensues for Audi owners. There have been increasing reports of excessive oil consumption for Audi models, with some customers having to top up 1 litre of oil every 400-500 miles. This issue has been on-going in America and customers have seen a relatively positive response, with many […]
There is a lot of information out there about the VW Emissions Scandal. We have created a simple VW Emissions Graphic to explain everything you need to know about the scandal.
John German, the man who discovered the international scandal of VW’s defeat devices, describes himself as a ‘simple engineer’. In light of this, it makes the fact that despite telling VW about his findings regarding the fraudulent ‘defeat devices’ nothing was done, even more shocking. Mr German believes this is unlikely to be the end […]
Many VW customers in the UK have begun receiving official letters from Volkswagen informing them that there vehicles are affected by the diesel emissions scandal. It is believed over a million VW-produced vehicles are affected by the emissions scandal in the UK alone, so if you own a diesel Audi, VW, Skoda or SEAT made […]
King of the Silver Screen, Leonardo DiCaprio, is set to make a film documenting the VW emissions scandal. Apparently Leo has bought the movie-rights to a book about the scandal. The book, by Jack Ewing, is set to be released soon and will focus on the corporate culture of greed and short-sightedness that led to […]
Honda, Merecedes-Benz, Mitsubishi and Mazda are now also implicated in the rigging of emissions tests, according to new data obtained by the Guardian newspaper. In on-road testing certain Honda 4 x 4 models emitted as much as twenty times the regulatory limits on NOx emissions. These are all vehicles that have passed official emissions testing, […]
In new tests, recent diesel vehicles produced by Nissan, Renault, Citroen, Fiat, Volvo and Hyundai (and more!) have performed dramatically worse in emissions testing than official figures suggested, according to new research. Adac, like the AA but German, have released the findings of their latest research that suggest some diesel vehicles, including those produced by the major […]