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Top Volkswagen executives accused of fraud in emission scandal

Top Volkswagen executives engaged in a "massive fraud" to intentionally sell diesel cars that violated emissions rules, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the New York and…

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Tesla's grand plan: tiny buses, electric semis, self-driving taxis

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk isn't happy just selling cars.

In a "master plan" published Wednesday night, Musk revealed plans to sell electric buses, pick-up trucks, semis and…

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Volkswagen profits back on track, despite scandal

Embattled German automaker Volkswagen said it will be able to post better-than-expected profits when it reports results next week, despite the costs and other problems associated…

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Car-sharing helping cities with their transit issues

There's a promising fix for any city with transportation issues -- and car ownership has nothing to do with it.

A new study found that cities that turn to a flexible type of…

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Ford teams up with .... Jose Cuervo

Tequila and cars don't seem like a good pairing at first glance.

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Takata settles case of woman who died 2 years after crash

Takata settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of an elderly woman who died two years after her airbag deployed with such force that it caused injuries that left her a…

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Fiat Chrysler sales numbers probed by Feds

Fiat Chrysler is under investigation for allegedly inflating its sales figures.

The automaker confirmed Monday that both the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange…

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Uber hits 2 billion rides

Uber has completed two billion rides on its platform.

At 12:16 a.m. ET on June 18, 147 new Uber rides started -- pushing the company into the land of multi-billion rides, said…

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EPA lowers fuel economy expectations

Low gas prices mean more SUVs -- and that's led the EPA to lower its forecast for overall fuel economy.

When it unveiled its new rules in 2011, the EPA expected an average of 54.5…

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