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This time, it's for failing to disclose the EPA's investigation to Germany's financial watchdog.

German prosecutors launched another investigation into whether Martin Winterkorn and an unnamed Volkswagen board member violated disclosure laws.

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Germany's ambitious emissions goals mean a dramatic push away from gas and diesel vehicles and towards electrification and zero-emission cars.

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Volkswagen could build its own batteries, shying away from outsourcing.

Volkswagen may build massive factory that could produce as many as 1 million plug-ins a year.

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Germany hasn't disclosed the types of diesel models that are being retested.

More than half of the diesel models that Germany has retested had higher-than-expected CO2 levels.

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FCA is the latest automaker accused of cheating on diesel emissions tests.

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German automakers will foot about half the bill for EV incentives.

German plan will fund as much as $4,500 in perks for those who buy electric vehicles.

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No vehicle tax, a dramatic increase in charging stations, and even vehicle subsidies are on the table.

The German government wants to have 50,000 EVs on its roads by 2020, and it may call for a ten-year moratorium on EV vehicle taxes to do it.

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German newspaper reports VW reaches settlement.

Seven months after the Volkswagen diesel scandal first emerged, car owners affected by the company's emissions cheating may soon learn how they'll be compensated.

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German startup looks to make the most out of pathways with flexible photovoltaic surface.

Solmove will demonstrate its photovoltaic pathway in Berlin, generating energy from the sun.

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The Dresden plant had previously been used to make the Phaeton.

Volkswagen's Transparent Factory has been reopened to show off the company's plug-in vehicle technology.

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An American pony car outdoes the home team in March.

March 2016 was not good for Germany's sports cars, as two of the best, the Audi TT and Porsche 911, were outsold by the Ford Mustang in their home market.

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In January, Tesla CEO Elon Musk visited Tesla's French HQ in Chambourcy. During the event, Musk brought up the idea of building a Tesla factory somewhere in Europe, and that the French Alsace region would be a good option in terms of geography.

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The legendary German racetrack removes the speed restrictions set a year ago

A fatal crash on the Flugplatz section last March involving a spectator caused the Nürburgring track management to impose speed limits on the 14-mile Nordschleife, or North Loop. When the track opens again for the 2016 season, these limits will be lifted.

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BMW is hard at work on the next M5, running a trio of camouflaged testers around the famed Nurburgring and making a lot of good noises along the way.

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German regulators refute Greenpeace, saying the tests are for testing sake.

Environmental group Greenpeace says Germany's emissions results for a Smart and an Opel are problematic.

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Germany remains well short of 1 million EV goal set for 2020.

The German government is considering a 5,000-euro perk for buyers of electric vehicles, and may ask automakers to help foot the bill.

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Audi's plug-in hybrid SUV will have an all-electric range of about 35 miles.

Audi's new Q7 E-Tron has an on-board charger that will allow a refill in as little as two and a half hours. Interested?

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Germany Had Hoped To Have 1 Million Electric Vehicles By 2020

A Bain report says Germany will not achieve its target of one million EVs and PHEVs on the road by 2020. Still, the movement toward EVs is increasing.

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No Timeframe Set For When Testing, Results Disclosure Will Happen

Germans may start making Volkswagen diesel-emissions testing data available to the public.

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Tesla May Also Be Working On A Factory In China

Reports are out that Tesla is talking to the German government about funding for a new plant.

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Angela Merkel's Criticism Raises Questions In VW Diesel Scandal Era

Five years ago, Angela Merkel said California's strict NOx emissions standards hurt sales of German cars.

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