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The Fatal Uber Crash Was The Autonomous Driving Industry’s Worst Fears Come True

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Here’s Exactly How Volkswagen’s Diesel Defeat Device Worked

Things got weird with Dieselgate when, last month, The New York Times reported that the company tested diesel emissions on ten monkeys. The development was a sad and somewhat ghoulish one and, in the end, pointless, since VW had defeat devices installed on many of their diesels. How did those work, exactly? Let’s go…Read more… […]

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The Next Big Thing In Car Safety Is Automatic Braking In Reverse

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Baffled By Dieselgate, Emails Reveal Fiat Chrysler Struggled With Revamped Emissions Tests

Within days of Volkswagen’s admission in September 2015 that it purposely installed software on diesel vehicles to deceive regulators during vehicle emissions tests, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency turned its attention elsewhere to one of America’s own car companies—Fiat Chrysler.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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VW Wants To Delay Trials Because A Dieselgate Lawyer Referenced Nazis In A Netflix Documentary

On Friday, Volkswagen asked a court in Virginia to delay for six months the first of a series of consumer fraud trials after an attorney representing TDI owners apparently drew a parallel between VW-funded monkey experiments and the Holocaust, Reuters reports.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Lawsuit Accuses Ford Of Cheating Diesel Emissions On 500,000 Trucks

A class action lawsuit was filed against the Ford Motor Company and supplier Bosch on Wednesday alleging that the former installed emissions defeat devices in its diesel F-250 and F-350 trucks, causing them to produce up to 50 times more oxides of nitrogen than allowed by law. This should sound familiar by now.Read more… Continue […]

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