Daily Archives: October 18, 2015

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Volkswagen’s 2016 Diesel Cars Contain New Suspect Emissions Software – NPR


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Volkswagen's 2016 Diesel Cars Contain New Suspect Emissions Software
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Volkswagen has told U.S. regulators that its 2016 diesel car models contain emissions software "that would potentially help their exhaust systems run cleaner during government tests," according to The Associated Press. But VW says this software
Volkswagen to change system for exhaust in new carsThe Boston Globe
New VW boss Matthias Mueller says firm can shine againBBC News
Suspect software in new vehiclesAlbany Times Union

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Volkswagen to Recall 8.5 Million Vehicles in Europe – New York Times


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Volkswagen to Recall 8.5 Million Vehicles in Europe
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According to a study by Roland Berger consultants, more than 50 percent of all new passenger cars sold in Europe run on diesel, which is favored for its fuel economy, despite its higher emission of pollutants. Volkswagen is now racing to deal with the
Europe's love affair with diesel cars has been a disasterVox
Volkswagen sold new cars fitted with cheating devices till this weekSurfPaducah
VW admits 2016 cars have new 'cheat'Seating Chair
Dispatch Times -The Guardian -Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Volkswagen to Recall 8.5 Million Vehicles in Europe – New York Times


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Volkswagen to Recall 8.5 Million Vehicles in Europe
New York Times
According to a study by Roland Berger consultants, more than 50 percent of all new passenger cars sold in Europe run on diesel, which is favored for its fuel economy, despite its higher emission of pollutants. Volkswagen is now racing to deal with the
Europe's love affair with diesel cars has been a disasterVox
Volkswagen sold new cars fitted with cheating devices till this weekSurfPaducah
VW admits 2016 cars have new 'cheat'Seating Chair
Dispatch Times -The Guardian -Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Toyota 2050 plans to cut CO2 from its new cars by 90 percent – Ars Technica


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Toyota 2050 plans to cut CO2 from its new cars by 90 percent
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Earlier today, Toyota unveiled a bold new plan for the company's sustainability efforts. By the year 2050, it plans to have cut CO2 emissions from its new cars by 90 percent (compared to 2010). Toyota also wants to completely eliminate CO2 pollution
Toyota, new autonomous group may raise non-gas optionsDetroit Free Press

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BBB offers tips for buying new, used cars – Norman Transcript

BBB offers tips for buying new, used cars
Norman Transcript
Develop a list of dealers — Determine whether you are interested in strictly new car dealers or dealers of pre-owned (used) cars. You may want to consider both in your search. • Do your research — Visit car research websites, such as ConsumerReports

Scoot Unleashes New Four-Wheeler Quad Cars On San Francisco Streets – TechCrunch


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Scoot Unleashes New Four-Wheeler Quad Cars On San Francisco Streets
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Scoot, the San Francisco-based electric scooter ride share network, has teamed up with Nissan to create a four-wheeled two-seater enclosed vehicle onto the streets of San Francisco. Starting today, Scoot members have the option to rent one of these …
Scoot unleash new four wheeled Quad Car's on the streetsT3

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Spied in Production-Spec Four-Door SuperCrew Body – Car and Driver (blog)


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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Spied in Production-Spec Four-Door SuperCrew Body
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When Ford's all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor made its debut at last year's Detroit auto show, it was in stubbier extended cab “SuperCab” form. But the truck will also be offered as a larger SuperCrew cab with four forward-hinged doors, and these photos of an …

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What Was Your First Car? We’re Guessing A Ford Mustang Or A Honda Civic. – The Car Connection


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What Was Your First Car? We're Guessing A Ford Mustang Or A Honda Civic.
The Car Connection
When it came to makes and models, though, the Ford Mustang nabbed top honors. The Honda Civic was the second most-popular first car, followed by the Honda Accord, Volkswagen Beetle, and Volkswagen Jetta. (We'll be curious to see if #4 and #5 are the …

Ford is teaming up with HSN to target female car buyers – Fortune


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Ford is teaming up with HSN to target female car buyers
Fortune
Ford is test-driving a new concept designed to appeal to female buyers this month: The automaker is selling its vehicles at a preset price through the Home Shopping Network, a move that removes negotiations from the car-shopping equation. “Research …

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Why is Ford’s hi-tech factory using ostrich feathers? – BBC News


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Why is Ford's hi-tech factory using ostrich feathers?
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What does it take to turn a 40-year-old car factory into a robotic wonderland of manufacturing technology? At Ford's biggest European plant, in Spain's south-eastern coastal city of Valencia, it was $2.6bn (£1.7bn; €2.3bn) and a lot of ostrich feathers.

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