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2018 BMW M550d xDrive Has Four, Yes Four Turbos And 400 Horses. And It's A Diesel

BMW is doubling its 5-Series M Performance models with the new diesel-powered M550d xDrive that follows the gasoline-fueled M550i xDrive . ...
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VW Hit With $2.8 Billion Criminal Penalty Over Dieselgate

The Dieselgate debacle continues as Judge Sean Cox has approved a settlement negotiated by Volkswagen and the U.S. Justice Department.
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VW Offers New 2015 TDI Diesel Models With Up To $8,500 Discount And Zero Percent Finance

VW’s remaining stock of 11,000 diesel-powered 2015 models in the U.S. is going on sale, after the company is done modifying them to meet E...
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South Korea Sends Banned VW And Audi Models Back To Germany

The government of South Korea is sending back roughly 2,500 Volkswagen and Audi models to the German carmakers on the back of a sales ban ...
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UK Drivers Could Be Paid Up To £2,000 To Ditch Diesel

The war against diesel engines is heating up in the United Kingdom as the BBC reports owners of older diesel-powered vehicles could be pa...
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VW Says It Has Fixed Or Bought Over Half Of Cheating 2.0-Liter Diesels In U.S.

Volkswagen says it has bought back or repaired over half of its polluting 2.0-liter diesel vehicles in the United States.
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Mercedes Unsure If It'll Bring Diesels Back To The U.S.

Mercedes-Benz has said that it is still unsure if it will resume selling diesel vehicles in the United States .
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New BMW 520d Takes On Mercedes-Benz E220d From A Rolling Start

Just like their M and AMG-powered counterparts, the BMW 520d and Mercedes E220d also have plenty of scores to settle between them.
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European Lawmakers Want To Kill Off Diesel Cars

Lawmakers are making moves that could spell the end for diesel-powered vehicles.
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German Authorities Accuse Fiat Of Using Emissions Defeat Device On 500X

After Volkswagen admitted of cheating emissions tests over a year ago, another automaker is being accused of using a rigged device on one ...
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VW To Pay $157 Million In Claims From 10 U.S. States

Volkswagen will pay $157.45 million in order to settle environmental claims from 10 U.S. states over its diesel emissions cheating .
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Audi Sport Says Diesels Aren't Its Priority

Audi Sport appears to be distancing itself from diesel-powered cars, confirming in a recent interview that despite the success it has had w...
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Survey Finds 61 Percent Of UK Consumers Put Off By Diesels [w/Video]

According to a recent survey conducted, almost two-thirds of consumers found themselves rejecting the thought of buying a diesel car.
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European VW Customers Claim Their Vehicles Were Ruined After Diesel Fix

A number of European Volkswagen owners are claiming that their vehicles have been ruined after the German company's diesel emissions f...
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Thousands Of Volkswagen Diesels Stashed At Abandoned NFL Stadium

Thousands of defective diesel Volkswagens are currently being stored at the Pontiac Silverdome, much to the displeasure of the city.
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Daimler Employees Being Investigated Over Diesel Cheats

A number of Daimler employees are allegedly being investigated by German prosecutors over diesel-manipulation allegations.
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Opel Cleared Of Emissions Wrongdoings By French Investigators

French consumer fraud watchdog DGCCRF has officially closed its diesel-emissions cheating investigation into Opel, stating that no further ...
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VW Boss Says Firm Is Back On Track And Open To FCA Merger Talks

Volkswagen Group chief executive Matthias Muller believes the German automaker is back on track in the wake of 2015’s dieselgate scandal. ...
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Volvo Boss Says Diesel Engines May Die After 2020

As hybrid and electric vehicles become more common, it seems increasingly obvious that diesel engines will soon go the way of the dodo.
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New Audi SQ7 Gets The Works From ABT With 520 Horses

After announcing a new power upgrade for the latest Audi SQ7 in December last year, VW Group tuning specialist ABT has released a matching...
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