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50,000 British VW drivers kick off dieselgate lawsuit

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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Porsche exec throws cold water on ditching diesel

Diesel versions of the Cayenne and possibly Macan will come to Europe

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Cities can ban diesel cars, German court rules

Bad day for automakers and owners, 'great day for clean air in Germany'

Bad day for automakers and owners, 'great day for clean air in Germany'

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Volvo XC40 crossover gets new 3-cylinder engine, Inscription trim

Designed for integration into PHEV and all-electric variants coming later

The 1.5-liter engine is designed for integration into PHEV and all-electric variants

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Dirtier than VW dieselgate: EPA expands loophole for rebuilt trucks

'Gliders' pollution far exceeds all emissions from Volkswagen scandal

Emissions from 'gliders' dwarf those from Volkswagen's dieselgate scandal.

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VW seeks diesel trial delay after lawyer references monkey testing, Hitler

It says diesel plaintiff lawyer's` "inflammatory" comments could prejudice jury

It says diesel plaintiff lawyer's "inflammatory" comments could prejudice jury

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Automakers condemn use of monkeys in diesel fumes study

"Volkswagen Group explicitly distances itself from all forms of animal cruelty."

"Volkswagen Group explicitly distances itself from all forms of animal cruelty."

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Monkeys in lab forced to breathe VW diesel fumes

The diesel's defeat devices made its exhaust much cleaner than out on the road.

The Beetle tested was outfitted with a defeat device, unbeknownst to the scientists.

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Mercedes is done putting diesels in U.S. cars

Diesel wasn't a big seller here, anyway, so it 'doesn't fit into our portfolio'

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2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 | Chevy brings back the diesel | 2018 NAIAS

Like a rock. A big, steel rock. With some aluminum. And a diesel engine. 2018 is going to be a big year for Chevrolet. To help kick off the 100th anniversary of GM trucks, the automaker revealed the full details of the all-new 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 just ahead of the Detroit Auto Show.

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Ford F-150 gets a diesel engine

Ford’s iconic pickup, the F-150, is getting a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 diesel engine. The engine will give the F-150 a power output of 250 horsepower with 440 pound-feet of torque. The truck will get an expected 30 miles per-gallon. For more coverage of the NAIAS 2018 head over to https://www.autoblog.com/detroit-auto-show/

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Lawsuit claims Ford rigged Super Duty pickups to beat emissions tests

Ford becomes the latest automaker accused of lying about its diesel efficiencies.

Ford becomes the latest automaker accused of lying about its diesel efficiencies.

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Volvo V40 to offer electric versions

Customers will also get a choice of battery sizes, the company’s R&D boss says.

The next V40 will offer all-electric and plug-in hybrid powertrain options.

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VW executive sentenced to 7 years for U.S. diesel emissions fraud

"A key conspirator in this scheme to defraud the United States"

Oliver Schmidt gets prison, must pay fine in dieselgate scandal

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Big diesels have their benefits, but perhaps fuel mileage isn't one of them.

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Like pirates for the planet, Greenpeace boards ship to block 'toxic' VW diesels

Activists were hanging from the ship's 27-meter-high unloading door.

Activists were hanging from the ship's 27-meter-high unloading door.

Dozens of dirty diesels disappear from derelict Silverdome

60 VWs and Audis were reportedly stolen, shipped out of state and given bogus titles

Buyer beware.

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Automakers face reality of EVs' cost — to jobs, and their bottom line

Deepening doubts, increased outsourcing and a call for more incentives

"Daimler is the first company to state explicitly how much electric vehicles are going to hurt margins."

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