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  1. VW's Us Ceo to face tough questions in congressional hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Volkswagen's top U.S. executive is expected to face tough questions on Capitol Hill as the emissions-rigging scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker appears to be deepening. Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn is scheduled to testify Thursday before a U.S. House subcommittee investigating last month's admission the company had installed on-board computer software designed to cheat on government emissions tests in nearly 500,000 of its four-cylinder "clean diesel" cars starting with the 2009 model year.


  2. VW's U.S. CEO to Testify in Congressional HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Philadelphia

    In this Sept. 21, 2015 file photo President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Michael Horn at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York.


  3. US Volkswagen boss admits he knew of the company's emissions...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    US Volkswagen boss admits he knew of the company's emissions rigging scandal affecting millions of cars as early as spring last year VW faces billions in environmental fines, class-action suits from angry customers, and a criminal investigation by EPA and Justice Department Volkswagen's US boss has admitted he knew about the company's emission rigging issues as early as spring last year. Michael Horn said he was told about 'possible emissions non-compliance' last year and apologised once again for VW's use of software to 'defeat the regular emissions testing regime'.


  4. Why Trouble for Volkswagen Made in Germany Means Mexico HeadacheRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    As Germany warns of a disaster for domestic employees of Volkswagen AG, fallout from the company's emissions-cheating scandal threatens to reach its largest producer of cars for the U.S.: Mexico. VW has already cut Saturday shifts at its Puebla factory, the largest stand-alone plant making VW brand cars outside of Wolfsburg, where the company is based.


  5. Entry-level Toyota S-FR sports car, new Prius to debut at Tokyo Motor ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    Toyota Motor Co. said Thursday it will unveil a prototype of its entry-level S-FR sports car at the Tokyo Motor Show, which opens Oct. 29. The automaker will also show off a prototype of the FCV Plus, a fuel cell vehicle of the kind that it expects to be in widespread use about a decade from now.


  6. Volkswagen's US boss knew about emissions problems in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Independent.ie

    Volkswagen's top US-based executive is expected to tell Congress that he first learned of emissions problems with the German auto maker's four-cylinder diesel cars in 2014. In prepared remarks, Volkswagen Group of America chief executive Michael Horn didn't directly address when he was first told his company had developed on-board computer software designed to deceive emissions tests.


  7. 5 things you need to know ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Ljq8P3 Michael Horn: The Volkswagen U.S. CEO, who will remain in his job despite speculation that he might be out, will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee on Thursday morning. Michael Horn, Volkswagen's boss in the U.S., will face questions from a House subcommittee Thursday over the manipulative software installed in up to 11 million diesel cars worldwide - which fooled regulators into believing that the vehicles were compliant with emissions standards.


  8. Review: 2016 Chevrolet Silverado is boxier, but not bulkyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | The Globe and Mail

    Face to face with a deep ruby red 2016 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71, the first question was, "Where's the chrome?" Brian Izard, senior creative designer of the full-size trucks at Chevrolet, happily points to the other Silverado samples in a rancher's field. "We've listened to our customers," he says.


  9. Mercedes-Benz M'sia says more diesel models comingRead the original story

    Thursday | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    ... much like the combination will be doing so very shortly. "We are very happy with the success of the E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid , as you can tell from the results we've just shown you. This tells us that Malaysians are generally accepting of diesel ...


  10. Volkswagen putting 2016 model diesel vehicles on ice in US over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fox News

    Volkswagen plans to withdraw U.S. emissions certificate applications for its 2016 model Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles with diesel engines, raising the possibility that an emissions-rigging device similar to earlier models is also included in its new cars. The move will leave thousands of diesel vehicles stranded at ports nationwide, giving Volkswagen dealers no new diesel-powered vehicles to sell.


  11. India-Specific Honda BR-V to features a 1.6-L diesel engine: Launch likely by mid-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OnCars.in

    Honda Car India is currently prepping itself to launch its first crossover-SUV for the Indian market Honda BR-V . Based on the Brio platform the vehicle will reportedly go into production around April 2016.


  12. Zendrive's Jonathan Matus Says Robot Cars Are Definitely in Your FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Re/code

    In five years' time, most city dwellers will commute via ride-sharing services or public transportation in the U.S., as the solo driver traversing the nation's clogged freeways fades into the past. That's the prediction Zendrive co-founder and chief executive Jonathan Matus offered in remarks Wednesday at the Code/Mobile conference at The Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, Calif.


  13. Volkswagen ponders South Korea recallRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Standard

    Volkswagen issued a public apology in South Korea over its pollution tests cheating scam and promised to consider a voluntary recall. "I sincerely apologize over betraying customers' trust,'' Volkswagen Korea President Thomas Kuehl said in a newspaper advertisement.


  14. Mercedes set to topple Audi in luxury car martRead the original story

    Wednesday | Mydigitalfc.com

    German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz, which on Wednesday reported a 34 per cent jump in sales in India in the first nine months, is poised to regain its numero uno position, toppling its compatriot arch-rival and market leader Audi by December-end. The Pune-based company sold 10,079 cars during the January-September period this year, almost equal to the entire volume of calendar year 2014, during which it sold 10,201 units.


  15. VWa s top U.S. executive to testify to Congressional panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbian

    Volkswagen's top U.S.-based executive is expected to testify before Congress Thursday that he first learned in 2014 of emissions problems with the German automaker's four-cylinder diesel cars. But in prepared remarks posted Wednesday, Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn doesn't directly address when he was first told his company had developed on-board computer software designed to deceive tests.


  16. Ontario investigate VW over emissions claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CFRB

    Ontario's environment ministry is investigating Volkswagen Canada and Audi Canada for selling cars with software designed to bypass the vehicle's emissions controls. The province is asking the company to detail whatever actions it plans to take to fix the cars sold in Ontario that don't meet emissions standards.


  17. VW slams brakes on local Polo salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Oct. 7: German auto major Volkswagen today asked its dealers in India to temporarily stop selling its premium hatchback Polo, citing a technical issue. The company said the move was not related to the emission scandal that has hit the company in the US and Europe.


  18. Beyond fixing cars, what will Volkswagen do for its customers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... the likely result is that they will get poorer fuel economy," he said. Ford offered payments to owners of its C-Max hybrid several years ago after regulators found that the vehicle didn't get the fuel economy claimed on its window sticker. People ...


  19. FHP: Car drives into convenience store on Goldenrod RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida Highway Patrol are investigating whether a man who drove into a convenience store on North Goldenrod Road Wednesday evening did so on purpose. Florida Highway Patrol are investigating whether a man who drove into a convenience store on North Goldenrod Road Wednesday evening did so on purpose.


  20. Tesla, UNLV announce battery research partnershipRead the original story

    Wednesday | My Mother Lode

    Electric car company Tesla announced details Wednesday about a plan to invest $1 million into battery research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. UNLV President Len Jessup joined Tesla Vice President Diarmuid O'Connell and Gov. Brian Sandoval on campus to discuss the partnership, which was outlined in general terms when lawmakers approved $1.3 billion in tax incentives last year to attract Tesla to Nevada.