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Volkswagen is giving workers a very long holiday

Volkswagen is giving its German workers nearly a month off over Christmas and the New Year in the wake of an emissions scandal that has hurt sales and staff morale.

A spokesman for…

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2015 set to be warmest on record; cities consider going car-free

Oslo is the first major city to announce ambitions to go car-free by 2019, pledging a comprehensive and permanent ban in the Norwegian capital -- but it's not the only urban hub…

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Fiat Chrysler will put workers' kids through college

How's this for a job perk? Fiat Chrysler is giving dealership workers and their family members a free ride to college. The new benefit is supposed to woo the best workers.

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Marines to spend $225M on amphibious vehicles

The U.S. Marine Corps is spending $225 million as it takes another stab at replacing its aging fleet of amphibious assault vehicles.

The Marine Corps on Tuesday awarded two…

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Pump prices in Berks 66 cents lower than last Thanksgiving

There's good news for the millions of Americans who are driving to their Thanksgiving destinations this year.

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: German officials open tax probe

German prosecutors have launched another investigation into Volkswagen -- this one about possible tax issues stemming from the emissions scandal.

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Ford recalls half a million vehicles over fuel tank issue

Ford is recalling nearly half a million vehicles over a potential fuel tank issue.

The 451,865 affected vehicles include 2010 and 2011 models of Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans…

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Pa. puts Thanksgiving travel planning at drivers' fingertips

Pennsylvania motorists are being urged to prepare now for what lies ahead.

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Ford recalls 450k cars

Ford is recalling nearly a half million cars because of possible fuel leaks.

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