The fallout for Volkswagen is spreading behind its diesel-powered vehicles as a major automotive publication announced today it will not consider any VW or Audi vehicles for one of its major awards.
Ward’s Communications said it won’t be allowing any of the maker engines to be part of its annual 10 best engines competition. The automaker just gave back its car of the year award last week and it’s likely this is just beginning for the automaker.
“We discussed it at length,” Wardsauto.com senior editor Tom Murphy told the Detroit Free Press. “What VW admitted to is very troubling, and it still hasn’t come clean with all the details. There are too many unknowns.” (more…)