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    Fiat, VW Face Possible Lawsuit Over Fuel-Economy Claims  

    An Italian consumer group claims in a class-action lawsuit that Fiat's Panda 1.2L and VW's Golf 1.6L TDI models fall short of their manufacturers' fuel-efficiency claims by 18% and 50%, respectively....More
  • Aug 25, 2014
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    Finally, Voice of Reason

    The concept of an autopilot is not new, particularly in aerospace. But Owens notes even the airline industry has never crossed that threshold by placing hundreds of lives solely in the digital hands of a computer....More
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    REFILE-EU regulators seek to close car emissions testing loopholes  

    (Fixes dateline, typo in first bullet point) * Nitrogen oxides a bigger issue than CO2 * Vehicles would be tested on roads, not in laboratories * "Real-world" testing rules to be unveiled by year-end By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, Aug 21 (Reuters) - EU regulators are preparing draft legislation that will require vehicle fuel use to be tested on roads rather than in laboratories, looking to close loopholes that allow car makers to exaggerate fuel-saving and emissions credentials....More
  • Aug 8, 2014
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    Why 707 Horsepower Is Not Enough

    Ford, GM and Chrysler still are racing to be green. They just plan to burn a little rubber on the way to the finish....More
  • Aug 5, 2014
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    Mercedes Diesel Does It

    We drove a Mercedes' M-Class diesel to the annual Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, MI. Our verdict: Diesel does it....More
  • Jul 28, 2014
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    Dealers Blamed for Dismal EV Market 6

    If Tesla were convinced the existing dealer infrastructure was truly motivated and capable of selling its cars, then this dust-up and threats of litigation never would have occurred....More
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