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By PBS NewsHour
Electric cars have so far been a small but rapidly growing slice of the European market.
By David McHugh, Associated Press
Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico.
German prosecutors have charged former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others with fraud and other offenses in connection with the company's massive, multi-year effort to cheat on diesel emissions testing.
As many as 400 Oregon residents are estimated to die prematurely every year from exposure to diesel exhaust, a toxic carcinogen and a contributor to climate change. While new vehicles have emission requirements, there are no regulations for the older…
By Cat Wise
By Michael Biesecker and Tom Krishner, Associated Press
Under the plan, VW owners can either choose to have the emissions systems repaired for free or have the company buy back the vehicles.
In our news wrap Wednesday, black congressional leaders testified against Jeff Sessions, the president-elect’s nominee to be attorney general, on the second and final day of his confirmation hearings. Also, Elaine Chao, a former secretary of labor and now the…
By Michael Rios
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy announced Tuesday that the German automaker would plead guilty to felony charges.
In our news wrap Tuesday, National Intelligence Director James Clapper voiced doubt that North Korea will ever give up its nuclear weapons. The State Department quickly disputed that notion and insisted the U.S. policy is both unchanged and realistic. Also,…
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
The German manufacturer will spend up to $10 billion to buy back or repair customers’ cars and more than $4.5 billion on clean vehicle projects and efforts to counter residual emissions.
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