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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.

Toyota Launches Hydrogen-Fueled Sedan

By Colleen Barry | Sep 17
Toyota is taking the next step in its quest for carbon-free travel with the launch of the Mirai hydrogen-fueled sedan.

Automakers Commit to Put Automatic Brakes in All Cars

By Joan Lowy | Sep 16
Ten automakers have committed to the government and a private safety group that they will include automatic emergency braking in all new cars, a step transportation officials say could significantly reduce traffic deaths and injuries.

Cars: A Brand-by-Brand Look at New 2016 Models

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durban | Sep 15
The 2016 model year has plenty of workhorses, including new versions of the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Titan pickups, Chevrolet Malibu and Kia Optima sedans and the Honda Civic small car.

New Honda Pilot Looks Smaller but Adds Interior Room

By Ann M. Job | Sep 14
Don't let the Pilot's new, sleek look fool you. Honda's largest sport utility vehicle is bigger than ever on the inside, particularly in its third-row seats.

Auto Safety Tech: Survey Shows Big Gaps in Knowledge

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 11
The survey, by the University of Iowa Public Policy Center's Transportation and Vehicle Safety program, suggests big gaps in the public's knowledge about potentially life-saving features.

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