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Volkswagen Settlement Update: September 2019

COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. — As of September 2019, states have announced over $150 million in Volkswagen settlement awards. These funds have deployed nearly 1,900...

New Diesel Technologies To Deliver Emission Reductions From Utah’s VW Settlement...

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has awarded $25.5 million to fund vehicle replacements in priority communities that...
Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, headquarters of Volkswagen AG. Photo by Vanellus Foto.

Volkswagen’s Former Chairman/CEO Dies

The former chairman and CEO of Volkswagen AG passed away on Sunday, August 6, at a hospital in Bavaria, the German newspaper Bild reported. Auto-legend...
The U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C.

Volkswagen AG Emissions Fraud Suit Update

Volkswagen AG told a California federal judge that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission can’t hide behind excuses, waiting years to sue the vehicle...

Tennessee Schools to Replace 143 School Buses

Next-Gen Transportation reported in a June 3 article that the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced its support for school bus replacements...
San Marcos Unified School District in California refurbished this 1998 Blue Bird Rear Engine 84-Passenger, transit-style school bus for activity and field trips. (Photo courtesy of Mike Sawyer.)

New School Bus Purchase Grants Shelve Some Refurbishment Projects

While refurbishing school buses to squeeze out more years of operational life may seem like an ancient fleet replacement alternative for some school districts...
Bosch world headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. Photo by Mac105, Eigene Erstellung, Public Domain.

Latest German Diesel Auto Parts Manufacturer Fined for VW Scandal Role

Prosecutors in Germany have fined auto parts manufacturer Bosch (dba Robert Bosch GmbH) €90 million, or $100 million U.S., for its role in the...
The U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C.

German Automotive Manufacturer Fined for Role in Volkswagen Emissions Fraud

A federal court in Detroit sentenced a German company to pay a $35 million criminal penalty for its role in the Volkswagen diesel emissions...
Martin Winterkorn is accused of fraudulently promoting Volkswagen clean diesel technology during over 20 visits to various auto shows while he was the CEO and chairman of Volkswagen AG’s Board of Management. (Source: U.S. SEC.)

Fallout Over Federal Charges Against Volkswagen, Former CEO Remains Unclear

In the aftermath of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charging Volkswagen AG, its former CEO and two subsidiaries with securities fraud surrounding...
Propane Education & Research Council

Propane Autogas School Bus Online Center for VW Settlement Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Propane Education & Research Council has launched a new resource center that will provide school transportation professionals with in-depth information...

Show Reporter 2019

2019 Show Reporter
Readers can now review the highlights of the 2019 NAPT and NASDPTS conference in Columbus, Ohio. Inside Local Readers Weigh...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...