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Follows ban in Hamburg, with those in Frankfurt and Stuttgart pending

Follows ban in Hamburg, with those in Frankfurt and Stuttgart pending.

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With cities passing bans on diesel, the federal government steps in

With cities passing bans on diesel, the federal government steps in.

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Dieselgate debate centers on retrofits vs. rebates

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Buybacks of 500,000 cars will continue through 2019

Buybacks of 500,000 cars will continue through 2019.

Followup

Scandal pits Porsche-Piech families against labor, regional interests

Scandal pits Porsche-Piech families against labor, regional interests

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This on top of the $4.3 billion fine in the U.S.

This on top of the $4.3 billion fine in the U.S.

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Prosecutors search homes of Rupert Stadler and one other board member

Prosecutors search homes of Rupert Stadler and one other board member

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Report: Daimler's whole fleet of latest Euro 6 vehicles may have them

Report: Daimler's whole fleet of latest Euro 6 vehicles may have them.

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Ban affects just two busy streets, but it's a first, and others may follow

Ban affects just two busy streets, but it's a first, and others may follow

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Email surfaces in claim that company overstated its compliance

Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne reprimanded the company's top U.S. spokesman for issuing press releases about Fiat's vehicle emissions practices days after Volkswagen's disclosure in September 2015 that the German automaker had used illegal software to evade emissions tests, documents released Monday show.

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It outlines its corporate strategy as more dirty diesels recalled

Audi on Tuesday said it plans to sell about 800,000 battery-electric and hybrid powered cars in 2025, as it seeks to catch up with electric car rival Tesla and emerge from a damaging emissions-cheating scandal.

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Recall will take total of Audis involved in VW scandal past 900,000

Audi has discovered emissions-related problems with a further 60,000 cars, it said on Tuesday, dealing a fresh setback to parent Volkswagen more than 2½ years after it first admitted to cheating U.S. diesel exhaust tests.

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He spoke with the Justice Department and FBI

Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess traveled to the United States this month to testify to authorities about the carmaker's emissions scandal, German newspaper Bild reported on Tuesday.

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Investors think the worst of Dieselgate is behind them

Volkswagen's first-quarter operating profit fell on Thursday, but optimism over its new chief executive, the carmaker's financial health and lower provisions for the diesel emissions scandal lifted its shares.

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Claims nitrogen oxide drops to one-tenth of Europe's strict limits

Global auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH says it has developed a new diesel-exhaust management system that can slash emissions of smog-forming gases far below strict new limits set for Europe in 2020, saving automakers from potential driving bans — and maybe saving the diesel engine itself.

Raids last week accompanied arrest of powertrain boss

Porsche has appealed against the seizure of files by prosecutors during a raid last week on the sports car brand's premises related to inquiries into diesel emissions test manipulations, prosecutors said.

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The only solution is full hardware retrofits

German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has told a newspaper she does not think software updates for diesel vehicles in Germany will be enough to solve air quality problems and that hardware retrofits are the only way to avoid driving bans.

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Sales incentives added to keep diesel demand, value from collapsing

Volkswagen will buy back new diesel cars if German cities ban them, it said on Thursday, seeking to reassure potential buyers and stem a plunge in sales of diesel vehicles.

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With no Europe settlement, emissions scandal could cost billions more

Lawyers for more than 50,000 British car owners kicked off a lawsuit against Volkswagen in London's High Court on Tuesday in a battle for compensation over a diesel emissions scandal that has engulfed Europe's largest carmaker since 2015.

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Munich headquarters and engine plant in Steyr, Austria, searched

BMW's headquarters were raided on Tuesday by German prosecutors investigating the suspected use of illegal emissions control software capable of manipulating exhaust levels.

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