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Oil back above $50 a barrel

So much for even cheaper gas!

World oil prices have charged higher this week, breaking back above the psychological barrier of $50 a barrel for the first time since July.


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VW HQ raided by German police

German police raided the headquarters of Volkswagen on Thursday as part of an investigation into the automaker's diesel emissions scandal.

State prosecutors and police searched…

Michael Horn

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VW chief: Scandal is 'hard to believe'

Volkswagen's U.S. boss blamed unnamed engineers at the company for the deceptive software that cheated emissions testing, and denied that anyone in senior management made a…

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EPA sizing up penalties for Volkswagen

The Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal is about to take center stage before lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Michael Horn, the head of Volkswagen in the U.S., will field questions…

ISIS members in Toyota truck

ISIS Photos 6/9/15 via CNN

US inquires about ISIS use of Toyota

The U.S. Treasury is seeking information from Toyota about how ISIS has gotten hold of the automaker's trucks, which have been shown in the terror group's propaganda videos.

In a…

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UAW reaches tentative agreement with Fiat Chrysler

The United Auto Workers union bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement with Fiat Chrysler on Wednesday. The last-minute deal, at least for now, averts a strike by…

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Volkswagen CEO warns of huge cuts over scandal

Volkswagen will have to make massive savings to cope with the huge cost of its emissions cheating scandal.

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UAW strike at Fiat Chrysler would affect 40,000 workers

The United Auto Workers union is prepared to strike Fiat Chrysler at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, the union told the automaker Tuesday.

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Hyundai and Kia lose $28M patent lawsuit

Automakers Hyundai and Kia lost a $28.9M patent infringement case

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