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Boyertown celebrates classic, antique cars at Duryea Day event – The Mercury

Saturday, September 01, 2018

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Saturday, September 01, 2018

It’s getting harder to find those zero-percent financing deals on new cars – CNBC

Saturday, September 01, 2018

<!– –> × MENU SEARCH QUOTES Autos With inventories in a more healthy place and nationwide interest rates ticking up, a report from Edmunds shows that zero-percent finance deals accounted for the smallest portion of July auto sales in over 10 years. The report shows these deals accounted for just 6.92 percent of new car deals in July. That’s a significant…

Cars collide, then crash into Hope Lodge – KSHB

Saturday, September 01, 2018

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Chinese-Made Cars Arrive in US Showrooms – New York Times

Saturday, January 30, 2016

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The irreversible damage of Volkswagen’s stunning deceit – Salon

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Volkswagen’s ruse to circumvent U.S. auto emissions standards has left many wondering about the precise environmental impact of its cars, which emitted more pollutants than regulations allow. Although the extra pollution is impossible to quantify so soon, experts agree that although the amount is globally insignificant, it might add to Europe’s regional health concerns. On September 18 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency discovered that four Volkswagen vehicles from model years…

Volkswagen Diesel Scandal 2015: Emissions Likely Killed Up To 94 People In The … – International Business Times

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Volkswagen’s pollution-control deception wasn’t victimless trickery; it likely killed from five to 20 people a year in the United States in recent years, according to a statistical analysis by the Associated Press. Software that the company admitted it programmed to get around government emissions limits allowed VW diesel cars to spew enough pollution to cause up to 94 U.S. deaths over the last seven years, the AP reported Saturday. The…

What was Volkswagen thinking? – The Week Magazine

Saturday, October 03, 2015

The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web: Volkswagen’s scheme to cheat on emissions tests is “shaping up as one of the great corporate scandals of the age,” said Danny Hakim, Aaron Kessler, and Jack Ewing at The New York Times. The German automaker has admitted it installed sophisticated software in millions of diesel vehicles that allowed the cars to spew far more pollutants…

The irreversible damage of Volkswagen’s stunning deceit – Salon

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Volkswagen’s ruse to circumvent U.S. auto emissions standards has left many wondering about the precise environmental impact of its cars, which emitted more pollutants than regulations allow. Although the extra pollution is impossible to quantify so soon, experts agree that although the amount is globally insignificant, it might add to Europe’s regional health concerns. On September 18 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency discovered that four Volkswagen vehicles from model years…

That Buzzfeed Article About Autonomous Cars Is Stupid Trolling Bullshit And … – Jalopnik

Saturday, October 03, 2015

A couple of days ago, a Buzzfeed writer got a ride in one of Google’s autonomous koala-cars and got an erection so powerful that it drew enough blood from his brain to cause him to have a mild stroke that turned him into some sort of inane troll. At least, that’s the only theory that makes sense. For the most part, the article is pretty innocuous, covering the usual autonomous…

Volkswagen halts sales of some models in Australia after emissions scandal – The Guardian

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Volkswagen has suspended the sale of some diesel cars in Australia while it addresses its emissions-cheating scam. Following a meeting with government authorities, the company has decided to immediately halt the sale of affected vehicles fitted with 1.6 or 2.0-litre EA189 diesel engines. “The suspension will remain until the emission issues are addressed in those vehicles,” it said in a statement on Saturday. Related: Australia says Volkswagen faces legal action…

Town that Volkswagen built from scratch girds for trouble – Business Insider

Saturday, October 03, 2015

eapcontent.ap.orgFILE – In this June 16, 1954 file photo, VW beetles are assembled in lines at the Volkwagen auto works plant, which manufactures nearly 900 automobiles each day, in Wolfsburg, West Germany. Thanks to Volkswagen, Wolfsburg boomed in West Germany’s postwar rebirth and today the town and the company are inseparable. (AP Photo/Reithausen, File) WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Wolfsburg is the town that Volkswagen built — literally put on the…

How Auto Worker Strikes Could Affect Year-End Car Sales – TIME

Saturday, October 03, 2015

More U.S. Auto Sales Reach 10-Year HighSee the Coolest Features of Tesla’s Newest CarThis Is the New Tesla’s Weirdest Feature Automakers are on their way to posting the biggest annual sales since before the recession. Models from Detroit’s “Big Three” of General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler have been zooming off dealer lots, and the seasonally-adjusted selling rate for new cars hit 18.1 million in September — meaning that cars…

Volkswagen emissions scandal could cost $86 billion, report says – CNET

Saturday, October 03, 2015

The US EPA claimed that roughly 500,000 VW diesels (including this 2014 Jetta TDI) cheated on their emissions tests. Antuan Goodwin/CNET If a major financial services company’s estimate is accurate, Volkswagen’s TDI diesel emissions scandal could cost the automaker up to $86 billion. Credit Suisse has advised investors that other estimates aren’t adequately taking into consideration secondary costs and cascading fallout from the scandal, according to CNNMoney. “The market does…

Matthias Müller, in the Driver’s Seat at Volkswagen – New York Times

Friday, October 02, 2015

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Volkswagen scandal may cost up to $87 billion – CNNMoney

Friday, October 02, 2015

Credit Suisse analysts believe the Volkswagen emissions scandal will cost the company between 23 billion and 78 billion euros. Volkswagen’s emissions scandal could be far more painful for investors than BP’s disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Credit Suisse (CS) estimates that the total cost to the company could hit 78 billion euros ($87 billion), about 60% more than the cost of the Deepwater Horizon spill. “The…

Volkswagen Fallout Sees Platinum Drop Below $900 an Ounce – Wall Street Journal

Friday, October 02, 2015

LONDON—Platinum prices sank below $900 an ounce on Friday for the first time since the recession, as pressure from the Volkswagen AG emissions scandal hammered a precious metal already wounded by high supply and lackluster demand. Having fallen steadily since July last year, prices are now down more than 50% from an all-time high of $1,912.20 in mid-2011. The metal is now trading just $200 above its cheaper rival, palladium….

Matthias Müller, in the Driver’s Seat at Volkswagen – New York Times

Friday, October 02, 2015

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US auto sales soar, but Volkswagen struggles – USA TODAY

Friday, October 02, 2015

Customers shop for used vehicles at a CarMax dealership in Lexington, Ky.(Photo: Luke Sharrett, Bloomberg) U.S. automakers enjoyed a robust sales performance in September — with Volkswagen a notable exception. Sales hit an annualized rate of 18.17 million units in September, the highest rate since July 2005, according to Autodata. Overall industry sales rose 16% compared with September 2014. Ford reported a 23% increase, General Motors posted a 12% gain, and Fiat…