VW owners take settlement, Fisker return, Faraday Future battery cells: Today's Car News

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

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Today, most affected owners say they will take the Volkswagen 2.0-liter TDI diesel settlement, Henrik Fisker discusses a new company that will build electric cars, and LG Chem will supply battery cells to Faraday Future. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Faraday Future will get lithium-ion battery cells from LG Chem for its electric car—which we still know virtually nothing about.

Meet the EPA emissions sleuth in charge of verifying that automakers comply with emissions standards.

Virtually all affected owners will take the settlement for Volkswagen 2.0-liter TDI diesel cars. A hearing for final approval of that settlement will be held later this month.

The Citroën e-Mehari now on sale in France is an electric open-air utility vehicle that requires buyers to lease its battery pack.

How many Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrids will be sold in the first 12 months? That’s what we asked our Twitter followers in our latest poll.

Henrik Fisker says he will start a second car company, and will build a 400-mile electric car this time.

Environmental activist and race-car driver Leilani Münter will be the first American to compete in the Electric GT series, which will use modified Tesla Model S sedans.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating the 2012 Nissan Versa after reports of unexpected airbag deployments.

Finally, Chinese automaker Geely will launch a new brand called Lynk & Co, which will sell a compact SUV based on Geely possession Volvo’s new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform.

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