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California Fuel Standards to Get Critical Review

California Fuel Standards to Get Critical Review

Mar 25
A state review has found California is on track to meet its tougher car-emission standards and urges regulators to draft more ambitious environmental targets for the future.

French Emissions Probe Clears Opel; Others Accused of Fraud

French Emissions Probe Clears Opel; Others Accused of Fraud

Mar 21
French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France, but have found no proof of fraud in Opel vehicles.

Israeli Tech Firms Revving Up Engines for Self-Driving Cars

Israeli Tech Firms Revving Up Engines for Self-Driving Cars

By Josef Federman | Mar 20
As the world moves toward an era of self-driving cars, Israel is positioning itself to be the Detroit of the future.

Nissan Design Chief Albaisa Inspired by Cuban, Japan roots

Nissan Design Chief Albaisa Inspired by Cuban, Japan roots

By Yuri Kageyama | Mar 18
Alfonso Albaisa draws upon the cultures of Japan, America and Cuba in concocting car designs with a flair that once was lacking at Japanese automakers, critics say, but is becoming evident as they globalize.

Renault Denies Report of Emissions Cheating Software

Renault Denies Report of Emissions Cheating Software

Mar 17
Renault is denying a report that its vehicles are equipped with software that allowed its vehicles to cheat on emissions testing.

Swedish Student Startup Gets Deal to Build Electric Cars

Swedish Student Startup Gets Deal to Build Electric Cars

By James Brooks | Mar 15
A group of Swedish university students that raised 1.2 million euros ($1.3 million) in crowdfunding for their startup to build electric cars has caught the attention of German industrial heavyweight Siemens.

Watch: Gay Couple Featured in Beautiful New Volvo Ad

Watch: Gay Couple Featured in Beautiful New Volvo Ad

Mar 10
Volvo released a new ad this week for its XC60 SUV. The two-minute commercial features a gay couple and the car company is just the latest to join an ongoing list business featuring diverse and LGBTQ-friendly ads.

WikiLeaks: We'll Work With Tech Firms to Defeat CIA Hacking

WikiLeaks: We'll Work With Tech Firms to Defeat CIA Hacking

By Raphael Satter | Mar 10
WikiLeaks will work with technology companies to help defend them against the Central Intelligence Agency's hacking tools, founder Julian Assange said Thursday, an approach which sets up a potential conflict.

VW Expected to Plead Guilty in Emissions-Cheating Case

VW Expected to Plead Guilty in Emissions-Cheating Case

Mar 10
Volkswagen's day of reckoning for cheating on diesel emissions tests is coming on Friday.

From Ferrari Speedster to Opel's SUV: Geneva's Hottest Rides

From Ferrari Speedster to Opel's SUV: Geneva's Hottest Rides

By David McHugh | Mar 8
A Ferrari with the speed, power and roar of a racecar. An urban sport-utility for regular folks that Opel hopes will help it return to profit. A rugged but upscale Mercedes-Benz pickup truck.

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