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    Report: Bloomberg: BMW, Ferrari, VW cars use tungsten mined by terrorists

    Bloomberg Markets is reporting that BMW, Volkswagen and Ferrari have been using tungsten ore sourced from Colombia's FARC rebel terrorists. The extensive story focuses on Colombia's illegal mining trade and calls into question the provenance of the rare ore that is used not only in crankshaft ...

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    Toyota recalls Prius and Echo for crankshaft problem

    Toyota has issued what it calls a "Special Service Campaign with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration" (read: a voluntary recall) of the crankshaft position sensor on some 2001-2002 Toyota Echo and Prius models. The sensor may become disconnected due to an improper seal allowing ...


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