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Germany threatens to ban FCA vehicles over diesel emissions dispute

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Chrysler,Dodge,Fiat,Jeep,RAM,Emissions,Europe,Germany,Diesel FCA is the latest automaker accused of cheating on diesel emissions tests. Continue reading Germany threatens to ban FCA vehicles over diesel emissions dispute Germany threatens to ban FCA vehicles over diesel emissions dispute originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 23 May 2016 18:58:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of […]

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BMW i3 range-extender lawsuit supports Tesla’s store argument

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,BMW,Electric,Hybrid BMW’s lawsuit stems from range-extended i3’s highway performance at low battery levels. Continue reading BMW i3 range-extender lawsuit supports Tesla’s store argument BMW i3 range-extender lawsuit supports Tesla’s store argument originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 23 May 2016 10:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  […]

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SAFE: Autonomous cars will drive us to better national security

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,United States A group called SAFE argues that autonomous driving is good for national security, in addition to just greening up the transportation system. Continue reading SAFE: Autonomous cars will drive us to better national security SAFE: Autonomous cars will drive us to better national security originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 […]

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UAW wants to unionize Tesla Fremont plant

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Tesla,Electric UAW president Dennis Williams says he’s still interested in getting workers organized at Tesla’s Fremont factory. Continue reading UAW wants to unionize Tesla Fremont plant UAW wants to unionize Tesla Fremont plant originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 May 2016 12:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  […]

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​The UAW likely to back Clinton, not Trump, for President

Filed under: Celebrities,Government/Legal,Plants/Manufacturing,UAW/Unions It’s not an endorsement of Clinton, but it is a vote of no confidence for Trump. Continue reading ​The UAW likely to back Clinton, not Trump, for President ​The UAW likely to back Clinton, not Trump, for President originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 May 2016 10:25:00 EDT. Please see our […]

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GM may compensate crossover buyers for overstating MPG ratings

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,GM,Fuel Efficiency,SUV General Motors is working on a plan to pay crossover SUV owners for fuel-economy overstatement. Continue reading GM may compensate crossover buyers for overstating MPG ratings GM may compensate crossover buyers for overstating MPG ratings originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 May 2016 15:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for […]

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US House: cars are cleaner, so we should use less ethanol

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Ethanol,Fuel Efficiency,United States The minimum requirements for ethanol levels in the US are getting more difficult to reach because cars today getting better fuel economy. Continue reading US House: cars are cleaner, so we should use less ethanol US House: cars are cleaner, so we should use less ethanol originally appeared on Autoblog […]

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Opel admits to using emissions software, but says it’s legal

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Opel,Emissions,Germany In a meeting with German regulators, Opel says that, well, yes, it does use emissions-adjusting software, but that this software is totally legal. Continue reading Opel admits to using emissions software, but says it’s legal Opel admits to using emissions software, but says it’s legal originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 […]

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EPA proposes small increase of ethanol in fuel supply

Filed under: Government/Legal,Alternative Fuels,Biodiesel,Ethanol,United States For 2017, EPA calls for 18.11 billion gallons of biofuel to be mixed in gasoline and diesel. But it shouldn’t affect you at the pump. Continue reading EPA proposes small increase of ethanol in fuel supply EPA proposes small increase of ethanol in fuel supply originally appeared on Autoblog on […]

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US will investigate Paice’s lawsuit against VW’s hybrids

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Volkswagen,Hybrid The US International Trade Commission will investigate Paice’s claims that VW is using its patented hybrid technology without permission. Continue reading US will investigate Paice’s lawsuit against VW’s hybrids US will investigate Paice’s lawsuit against VW’s hybrids originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 May 2016 17:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]

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Suzuki latest to admit to falsifying fuel economy tests

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Suzuki,Fuel Efficiency,Japan Following the Mitsubishi scandal that prompted a merger with Nissan, Suzuki admits to using improper tests for fuel consumption. Continue reading Suzuki latest to admit to falsifying fuel economy tests Suzuki latest to admit to falsifying fuel economy tests originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 May 2016 08:50:00 EDT. Please […]

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Hawaii is first state to sue Takata

Filed under: Government/Legal,Honda,Safety Hawaii became the first state to sue Takata, claiming “unfair and deceptive conduct.” Continue reading Hawaii is first state to sue Takata Hawaii is first state to sue Takata originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 17 May 2016 14:26:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments […]

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Opel CEO: listen again, we don’t have illegal emissions software

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,GM,Opel,Emissions,Germany Deutsche Umwelthilfe claims it tested emissions from some Opel cars and now has questions about the company’s figures. Continue reading Opel CEO: listen again, we don’t have illegal emissions software Opel CEO: listen again, we don’t have illegal emissions software originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 17 May 2016 13:14:00 EDT. Please […]

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Driver barely avoids being crushed by tractor trailer

Filed under: Government/Legal,Weird Car News,Driving,Safety,Truck A driver in New York barely avoided being flattened on a bridge last week when a semi lost its load and flopped over in front of him. Continue reading Driver barely avoids being crushed by tractor trailer Driver barely avoids being crushed by tractor trailer originally appeared on Autoblog on […]

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GM’s MPG overstatement could affect 2 million vehicles

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Buick,Chevrolet,GMC,Fuel Efficiency Consumer Reports says that if GM’s 2016 model year SUVs have incorrect MPG numbers on their stickers, then the 2015 and 2014 SUVs are probably wrong, too. Continue reading GM’s MPG overstatement could affect 2 million vehicles GM’s MPG overstatement could affect 2 million vehicles originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, […]

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Faraday Future hires James Chen from Tesla Motors

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Misc. Automakers,Tesla,Green Automakers,United States Chen accepts the position as Vice President of Government Relations and General Counsel. Continue reading Faraday Future hires James Chen from Tesla Motors Faraday Future hires James Chen from Tesla Motors originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 May 2016 16:27:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of […]

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Colorado enacts $5,000 flat tax credit for EVs

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Alternative Fuels,Electric Colorado has enacted the most lucrative state EV tax credits in the country, offering an assignable $5,000 credit that can be applied at vehicle purchase. Continue reading Colorado enacts $5,000 flat tax credit for EVs Colorado enacts $5,000 flat tax credit for EVs originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 May […]

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Questions arise over B1 visa workers at Tesla factory

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Plants/Manufacturing,Read This,Tesla,Electric The Mercury News digs into questions surrounding some of the construction workers at its Fremont factory. We suggest you go read the original report. Continue reading Questions arise over B1 visa workers at Tesla factory Questions arise over B1 visa workers at Tesla factory originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 15 […]

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The importance of black boxes in an autonomous automotive future

Filed under: Etc.,Government/Legal,Safety,Technology,Autonomous,Future Autonomous cars are hitting highways across the United States, and automotive black boxes, or event data recorders, are getting more advanced than ever. Continue reading The importance of black boxes in an autonomous automotive future The importance of black boxes in an autonomous automotive future originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 14 May 2016 […]

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GM issues stop-sale for 3 SUVs over incorrect MPG rating

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Buick,Chevrolet,GM,GMC,Fuel Efficiency GM says that a mistake was made in printing the MPG label for three of its SUVs, resulting in claimed numbers that were higher than is accurate. Continue reading GM issues stop-sale for 3 SUVs over incorrect MPG rating GM issues stop-sale for 3 SUVs over incorrect MPG rating originally appeared […]

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