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VW Purposely Evaded Emissions Tests For Diesels, EPA Says

Volkswagen intentionally installed software in nearly a half-million diesel vehicles that helped the cars evade substandard results on emissions tests, the federal government charged Friday.

There are some crazy ideas out there on how to power a car. Everything from DIY steam and wood power to OEM-built hydrogen and CNG have tried to knock gasoline from its throne. But could you imagine running your car on the waste that comes from...well, you?

The new Volkswagen Beetle was unveiled earlier this week at the New York Auto Show to a warm reception from the press. The looks have changed, the performance has increased, and the new Beetle is decidedly more male-friendly. Gone is in-dash vase full of faux flowers, the Beetle traded those in for some much-needed in-car technology. So what's changed?