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Tesla Model X gull wing doors

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Inside Tesla's freaky Falcon Wing doors

The Falcon Wing doors are without a doubt the coolest-looking part of Tesla's new Model X crossover SUV. And they're actually even cooler than they look. These doors sense and…

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Volkswagen scandal may cost up to $87 billion

Volkswagen's emissions scandal could be far more painful for investors than BP's disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Credit Suisse estimates that the total cost to the…

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GM to test fleet of driverless Chevy Volts in 2016

General Motors will begin testing a fleet of driverless Chevy Volts at its sprawling Michigan campus next year.

GM made the announcement Thursday, and it's one of numerous…

Volkswagen produces Golf VI

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VW sold 3,060 diesels in US last month before scandal

Volkswagen sold 3,060 diesel cars in the U.S. last month until the 18th. That's when regulators told it to stop selling them entirely because it had been caught cheating on…


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Study: Driving while drugged as deadly as drunk

Driving while under the influence of marijuana and other drugs is on the rise in the United States, and could be involved in a large number of fatal accidents, a new report finds.

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn

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Prosecutor error: VW's former CEO not a suspect in diesel scandal

As if the Volkswagen scandal wasn't bad enough for Germany's reputation, state prosecutors admitted Thursday that they jumped the gun by announcing an investigation into the…


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Houston sues Volkswagen for polluting its air

Houston is suing Volkswagen for $100 million claiming its cars that evaded U.S. emission standards "spew dangerous chemicals" in the air surrounding the Texas city.

The Harris…

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Everything we know so far about the Apple Car

There's plenty of evidence that Apple is working on something car-related, even if Apple hasn't said anything publicly about it yet.

Since Apple is being typically tight-lipped…

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UAW deal at Fiat Chrysler may be voted down

Union members at Fiat Chrysler may be about to reject the tentative deal the United Auto Workers leadership reached with the automaker earlier this month.

The four-year deal has…

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