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A clarification that doesn't do much to clear the air.

A statement provided by the EPA indicates that anyone who has modified their vehicle's emissions system, even if it will be used solely for competition purposes, has already broken the law.

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A new proposal by the EPA aims to prohibit the modification of roadgoing cars for use in racing, and could even ban the sale of associated aftermarket parts.

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CARB Must Accept Plan Before Recall Could Start

VW has a recall plan for the 3.0-liter V6 diesel, but CARB and the EPA still need to test the solution before a recall could start.

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Volkswagen and environmental regulators can't come to terms on a fix for the automaker's emissions cheating diesel engines, according to a company insider.

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FCA Went Shopping At Toyota, Tesla, And Honda

FCA is still on the bottom of the fleetwide fuel economy scale, which is why it had to spend big money on emissions credits.

Detroit's Big Three Remain Biggest Gas Hogs, According To Federal Data

Mazda builds the most fuel-efficient cars, says a new federal report. Detroit's Big Three? When it comes to fuel savings, they have work to do.

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Improvements On CO2 Emissions Also Plateau, But It's Not All Bad News

Fuel economy and emissions levels for the nation's automakers showed no improvement year over year, according to the latest numbers released by the Environmental Protection Agency. But that doesn't mean manufacturer's are doing a bad job.

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Federal Agency Aims To Rid Roads Of 400 More Older Diesel Engines

Diesel fumes are harming the health of children who ride school buses, so the Environmental Protection Agency is helping to provide cleaner rides.

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The EPA challenged the 2016 BMW X5 xDrive 35d to its more rigorous testing for diesel models, and the SUV passed. It should arrive at dealers by late January.

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A provision in the recently passed highway bill means that boutique manufacturers can create 325 reproduction vehicles a year with government certification. Customers can buy these vehicles with a full powertrain, and the makers can export them to some other countries.

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The EPA is boosting the amount renewable fuels in the US gasoline supply despite opposition by an unusual alliance.

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Audi will submit a software emissions fix for VW Group's 3.0-liter TDI V6 for the approval of the EPA and CARB. The solution could end the automaker's problem with that engine in the US.

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CARB Has 20 Days To Respond

Volkswagen submits recall plan to California Air Resources Board.

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Number Of Cars Containing Defeat Devices Grows By 75,000

The scope of the Volkswagen diesel scandal continues to grow. In a meeting Thursday, Volkswagen and Audi executives told officials from the Environmental Protection Agency there are more cars that contain defeat devices that circumvent emissions standards.

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Volkswagen is meeting with regulators from the EPA and CARB on November 19 and 20 to explain the company's plans for repairs to its diesel engines.

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EPA May Have Been More Vigilant Than EU

Some European regulators may have known about cheat software as far back as 2011.

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2015, 2016 Model Year Light-Duty Vehicles Will Be Targeted

The EPA has been using a 'real-world' testing process primarily for diesel trucks. That's about to change.

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German Automaker Says It's Not Cheating This Time

Volkswagen has disputed new allegations that it installed software to circumvent emissions testing on SUV models with its 3.0-liter TDI sold in the United States.

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EPA Says Defeat Devices Were Installed On Premium Brands' Cars And SUVs

The scope of the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal that has enveloped the global automaker for the past six weeks widened Monday. Now, some of the automaker's premium brands are further ensnared in the mess.

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The EPA has issued Volkswagen new allegations that so-called emissions defeat software has been found in the company's 3.0-liter TDI V6 diesel engines.

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New Ruling Gives Car Owners Firm Legal Ground To Modify Vehicles

In a long-awaited ruling announced Tuesday morning, the US Copyright Office granted an exemption in copyright law that will permit gearheads and home mechanics to continue repairing and modifying their cars without running afoul of existing copyright law.

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