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Safety agency's report details high-speed crash that killed 2 teens

NTSB report details high-speed crash that killed 2 teens

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Hamburg will start enforcing new rules by the end of the month

German cities are entitled to ban older diesel vehicles from streets with immediate effect to bring air pollution levels in line with European Union rules, Germany's top administrative court confirmed on Friday.

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A tanker in Poland carrying 12 tons of liquid milk chocolate overturned

It was an unusual day's work for emergency workers in Graboszewo, Poland, as they were called out not to clear flames, but chocolate. A tank truck carrying 12 tons of liquid milk chocolate overturned in the early hours of the morning after colliding with a traffic barrier, causing waves of the sugary liquid to coat Poland's A2 motorway between Wrzesnia and Slupca.

Blames media and staff, calls investigations distraction from agenda

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday rejected a litany of ethics complaints against him as lies intended to derail President Donald Trump's agenda, and put much of the blame for any agency missteps on his staff.

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And it's doing it autonomously

TreeRover is a robot experiment that autonomously plants trees in areas that suffer from having none. The robot took 4 months to create and is the invention of two students from UVic Electrical and Computer Engineering. TreeRover is still being modified and enhanced to navigate further. Learn more at iotatechnologies.ca. Transcript: This robot plants trees to save the environment. TreeRover is a robotic experiment designed to plant trees in areas that suffer from having none. Created by two UVi

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Scott Pruitt wants to revoke ‘California waiver’ to set own standards

The Trump administration's rejection on Monday of an Obama-era plan to make automobiles more fuel efficient opens up a long process to weaken current standards and puts California and the federal government on a collision course over vehicle emissions.

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It cost him $50 a night; travel expenses under review, too

The White House is reviewing Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's activities after reports he paid below the market rate to live in a condo owned by a lobbyist who deals with issues overseen by the agency, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Remember: EPA stands for Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday rejected an Obama-era plan to make automobiles more fuel efficient in a win for car and oil companies and the latest move by the Trump administration to roll back environmental regulations.

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Firefighters: "Amazingly, there were no injuries!"

"Amazingly, there were no injuries."

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Echo of 'dieselgate' comes after magazine reports on the latest problem.

Echo of 'dieselgate' comes after magazine reports on the latest problem.

One of them wins, but only by a whisker.

Only 6,700 cheetahs remain in the wild.

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Decided to go for full autonomy and nothing in between.

Decided to go for full autonomy and nothing in between.

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Includes the Porsche Cayenne, VW Touareg and Audi Q7

WASHINGTON - U.S. and California regulators have approved a fix for about 38,000 Volkswagen 3.0-liter diesel-powered SUVs with potential excess emissions, a decision that could save the automaker more than $1 billion, according to a letter made public on Monday. The approval means the German automaker will not need to buy back luxury 2013-2016 model-year diesel Porsche Cayenne, Volkswagen Touareg and 2013-2015 Audi Q7 sport utility vehicles. Under a settlement approved by U.S. District Judge Ch

Federal regulators have said they are aware of more than 2,700 complaints, three crashes and 41 injuries.

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It will test the level of pollutants cars are emitting in real-world driving

It will test the level of pollutants cars are emitting in real-world driving.

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Ducati and Renk are in play, but VW's head of strategy says investment in EVs is the main focus.

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Although lithium is plentiful, the problem is ensuring there is enough capacity to process it.

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Porsche said it was fully cooperating with authorities.