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Diesel Cars Pollute More in Cold Weather

Lower temperatures cause diesel engines to emit more nitrogen oxides (NOx), U.K. research firm Emissions Analytics told the BBC. But not that low: below 18 degrees Celsius (64 degrees Fahrenheit) ...
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VW To Kill 40 Models–Handelsblaat

VW management has decided to scrap 40 of the company's approximately 340 models. The German car company owns a number of nameplates which include VW, Porsche, and Audi. The decision ...
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Volkswagen Recovering Nicely as Memory of Dieselgate Fades

The day before news of the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal broke, the stock was trading at $38 over the counter. As of June 17, we are sitting just above $29. ...
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Chrysler Grabs May Market Share Lead Over Ford in Europe

With new registrations jumping 25.7% in May, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) outsold Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) in Europe to become the ...
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US Diesel Fleet Up by 330,000 in 2015

There were 7.7 million diesel-powered passenger vehicles on U.S. roads at the end of 2015, and nearly 330,000 of those were new registrations during the year. The total includes cars, ...
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Germany Approves Fix for 1.1 Million Volkswagen Vehicles

Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved a plan by Volkswagen Group to modify the software in 1.1 million VW vehicles with the EA 189 two-liter TDI engines. These ...
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Why Volkswagen Financing Has Hit 0% for 72 Months

The car industry has offered loans with increasing numbers of monthly of payments. At the higher end of that, some manufacturers have "special deals" for 72 months (six years) for 0% ...
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Volkswagen’s May Sales Collapse 17%

Volkswagen's problems in America are hardly over. It faces fines and legal challenges, as well as a brand the value of which has eroded at an unprecedented rate. VW sales in ...
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Volkswagen Group Gets Profit Boost, but VW Car Profits Plunge 86%

Following a dismal 2015, Volkswagen reported Tuesday morning that the company posted an adjusted operating profit of €3.4 billion on global sales of €51 billion in the first quarter of ...
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Volkswagen Expected to Have 13% Drop in May Sales

Among the expectations about U.S. cars sales in May is that overall the industry will suffer a drop off of 6.2% to 1,530,000, compared to the same month last year. Also, ...
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The 5 Models Volkswagen Needs to Save Itself

Volkswagen has lost the high-mileage car consumer market for years to come, and that could stretch on for decades. The scandal over its diesel engine mileage claims have assured that. The ...
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Volkswagen Tops List of Worst Company Reputations

Volkswagen's reputation has headed in the same direction BP's did after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The VW diesel engine cover-up has triggered recalls of what likely will be millions of ...
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Companies With the Best (and Worst) Reputations

Automaker Volkswagen now has the worst reputation of any major company in the United States. E-retailer Amazon.com has the best reputation, and Apple moved into second place, beating rival Samsung, ...
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10 Cars Mostly Bought By Women

There cars which have buying patterns which shows 90% of them are bought by men. There is a similar list for women, although the percentage is not has high. Women tend ...
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The 10 Most Hated Brands

Brand Keys has released a list of "America's 10 Least Engaging Brands." These brands disappoint their customers and, based on the definition of a brand's status, they are the most widely hated. ...
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