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    UPDATE 1-GM recalls 1.3 mln older cars for fire hazard  

    (Adds details) Oct 27 (Reuters) - General Motors Co said it is recalling about 1.3 million older model cars in the United States to fix oil leakages that pose a fire hazard. The company said drops of oil may be deposited on the hot exhaust manifold through hard braking, possibly leading to engine compartment fires. The recall affects sedans and coupes from 1997 to 2004 model years, GM said, adding that it was aware of post-repair fires in some vehicles but no crashes or fatalities....More
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    Germany Invites U.S. Experts to Check Diesel Tests After VW Scandal  

    A German government official says VW has offered reassurances it will resolve the scandal, clear up how it happened in a transparent way and win back lost confidence in the company....More
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    Volkswagen Recalling Brazil Pickups  

    Volkswagen will recall Amarok pickups with 2.0L diesel engines that used cheat software to circumvent emissions regulations....More
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    Fiat Chrysler Reiterates Did Not Receive State Aid  

    The comments follow a report in the Financial Times which said the Italian-American group was facing tax repayments estimated at €30 million-€200 million after its subsidiary Fiat Chrysler Finance Europe, found itself in the firing line over a transfer pricing arrangement with Luxembourg....More
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    VW’s Dirty Deeds Overshadow Bosch Celebration

    Bosch wanted to talk about its new research center, a massive hub in Germany that encourages engineers and students to set their minds free, but journalists had other topics in mind....More
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    Volkswagen's U.S. Head: Individuals Did Emissions Cheating  

    "This was a couple of software engineers who put this in for whatever reason," Michael Horn, VW's U.S. head, says about the software code called defeat devices....More
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    VW Says Still Unclear If Software Manipulates Emissions in Europe  

    Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported earlier on Thursday that the software used to rig emissions tests in the U.S. was also switched on in diesel cars in Europe, citing a company spokesman....More
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    U.S. Chief Knew VW Could Be Breaking Emissions Rules 18 Months Ago  

    In written testimony submitted to a congressional oversight panel a day ahead of Thursday's hearing, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America Michael Horn says: "In the spring of 2014 ... I was told that there was a possible emissions non-compliance that could be remedied....More
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    VW Under Pressure for Answers as Emissions Scandal Deadlines Loom  

    Europe's largest carmaker is under huge pressure to find those responsible for the emissions cheating, say how affected vehicles will be fixed and identify to what extent it may also have cheated in Europe....More
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    Canada to Offer More Than C$1 Billion Over 10 Years to Auto Sector - CTV  

    Citing an unnamed source, CTV says Canada's prime minister will announce loans and grants to attract auto parts manufacturers to Canada, and incentives for Canadian companies to modernize their facilities, at an event near Toronto on Tuesday....More
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2017 Wards 10 Best Engines: Falling in Love With 6-Cyl. Turbos 2

BMW and Ford each have two stout turbo-6s in the hunt this year, while Infiniti has one. All five are smooth, extremely refined, reasonably fuel-efficient and dishing up loads of horsepower and torque....More

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