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2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

CARB tells VW to quit blowing smoke for 3.0-liter diesel fix

Volkswagen's proposed fix for roughly 85,000 illegally polluting 3.0-liter diesel engines isn't good enough, a California Air Resources Board letter said Wednesday. The air quality regulators rejected VW's plan and said the proposals were "incomplete, substantially deficient, and fall far short of... read more

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2017 Audi SQ7 TDI

Report: Audi’s latest V-8 could be its last

Audi has just introduced an advanced diesel V-8 engine complete with electric compressor technology in its SQ7 TDI performance SUV. But the engine, which will also have a... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius V 5dr Wagon Four (Natl) Mirror

Japan to allow camera-based side mirrors

Japan says that it will begin allowing automakers to ditch side mirrors in favor of cameras that allow for a wider viewing angle and can help improve vehicle aerodynamics... read more July 6, 2016 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

Fully autonomous BMW coming in 2021

BMW on Friday announced a partnership with Intel and Mobileye to help spur the development of autonomous driving technology. Intel is a leader when it comes to artificial... read more July 5, 2016 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Volkswagen says it may be able to fix dirty 3.0-liter diesels

Lawyers for Volkswagen told a California court Thursday that the automaker may be able to fix illegally polluting cars and SUVs equipped with its 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel... read more June 30, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Volkswagen's $18B TDI buyback would be largest consumer car action in U.S. history

Volkswagen on Tuesday announced a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve class-action lawsuits over its TDI diesel emission cheating scandal. If... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition

General Motors investing $290 million in Corvette plant

To Corvette enthusiasts, Bowling Green, Kentucky, is a special place. It is, after all, home to both the National Corvette Museum and the plant that builds the Corvette. And... read more June 26, 2016 by


 
2016 Kia Soul

Kia eclipses Porsche for highest quality rank in 2016 J.D. Power study

For many shopping for a new car, something that’s well-built and reliable can be more desirable than how fast a car goes or how many bells and whistles it comes with... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW CEO lays out future plans

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller last week announced an all-encompassing strategy that will see the automaker through the next 10 years and hopefully leave behind... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington

Lamborghini opens new U.S. research facility focused on lightweight materials

Lamborghini has been researching lightweight materials for use on its cars for more than three decades and has dedicated research facilities set up to develop new and better... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
SolarCity

Tesla makes moves to acquire SolarCity, paves way for transition to energy provider

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday made the surprise announcement it is seeking to acquire solar panel installation firm SolarCity via a share swap deal. The two companies... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
NEVS logo

Saab cars officially dead as new owner rolls out NEVS brand

The long battle to restore Saab as an automaker is over, with the owner of the assets of the former Swedish automaker, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, confirming today that... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

Report: VW to drop 40 models in restructure

The Volkswagen Group, still reeling from the fallout of last year’s revelation of its diesel emissions cheating, on Thursday released the first details on an... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Volvo Drive Me autonomous car trial

U.K. firm to offer insurance for autonomous cars

Driverless cars aren't yet ready for consumers, but a British firm has already stepped in to cover one potential hurdle: Insuring the vehicles. British insurance underwriter... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series

Your next BMW 3-Series might come from Mexico

It was almost four years ago that we first heard BMW was considering building 3-Series sedans in Mexico, and now the automaker has confirmed it. BMW on Thursday started... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

VW commits to 30 electric cars by 2025 in new strategy

While the Volkswagen Group continues negotiations towards finalizing a settlement of its emissions cheating scandal with regulators in the United States, the embattled... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
 

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