VW emission feud sparks legal action


Porsche Austria Holding GmbH (PH) has vowed to take the Austrian Traffic Club (VCÖ) to court as political leaders and non-government organisations (NGO) unite behind the traffic research group.PH announced it will sue VCÖ for providing allegedly incorrect data concerning carbon emission rates of Volkswagen (VW) models. PH, which is based in Salzburg, is part […]

VCÖ deplores boom in SUV sales

Green Austria

By Lisa ChapmanThe Austrian Traffic Club (VCÖ) has criticised this year’s boom in registrations of gas-guzzling sport utility vehicles (SUVs).VCÖ said today (Weds) the number of registrations of SUVs had increased year on year by 22.5 per cent in 2009. There was an increase of only 8.0 per cent for all cars.It said the biggest […]