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Actor Paul Walker's Daughter Sues Porsche Over Fatal Crash

By Anthony McCartney | Sep 29
Paul Walker's daughter sued Porsche for wrongful death Monday, claiming the sports car that her father was in when he was killed suffered from numerous design defects.

Scandal-Plagued Volkswagen Names New CEO

Sep 26
Mathias Muller is now the new CEO of Volkswagen.

A Look at the Future of Cars at the Frankfurt Auto Show

Sep 24
The Frankfurt Auto Show gave automotive enthusiasts a glimpse of the future -- Porsche rivals Tesla with their impressive concept car, new tech may help save lives and two cars seen only in the Gran Turismo video game are brought to life.

Volkswagen CEO Steps Down, Takes Responsibility for Scandal

By Geir Moulson and Pan Pylas | Sep 23
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned Wednesday, days after admitting that the world's top-selling carmaker had rigged diesel emissions to pass U.S. tests during his tenure.

Questions About Volkswagen's Emissions Crisis

Sep 22
German automaker Volkswagen admits that it rigged U.S. emissions tests so it would appear that its diesel-powered cars were emitting fewer nitrogen oxides, which can contribute to ozone buildup and respiratory illness. Here are some questions and answers.

For 7 Years, VW Software Thwarted Pollution Regulations

By Tom Krisher, Frank Jordans | Sep 22
Volkswagen became the world's top-selling carmaker trumpeting environmental friendliness. In actual driving, the VWs spewed as much as 40 times more pollution from tailpipes than allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA: Volkswagen Cheated on Emission Tests

Sep 22
The EPA says Volkswagen used sophisticated software allowing U.S. cars to pass emission tests they should have failed. Investors are furious; VW stocks plummet with a $14.4 billion loss in value.

EPA Says VW Intentionally Violates Clean Air Standards

By Matthew Daly | Sep 21
The Environmental Protection Agency said Volkswagen intentionally skirted clean air laws by using a piece of software that enabled about 500,000 of its diesel cars to emit fewer smog-causing pollutants during testing than in real-world driving conditions.

GM Agrees to Hefty Fine with Fed; No One Prosecuted

Sep 18
General Motors agreed to write a very large check to settle its legal troubles regarding faulty ignition switches -- nearly $1.5 billion in total.

FCA Recalling 27,520 Dodge Darts for Safety Issue

Sep 17
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 27,520 Dodge Darts worldwide because the small cars' transmissions can unexpectedly shift into neutral.

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