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VW Diesel Cars Recalled in China, Sales Halted in Singapore

By Joe McDonald | Oct 13
Volkswagen said Monday it is recalling 1,950 diesel vehicles in China to change engine software it has admitted cheats on emissions tests and Singapore suspended sales of the company's diesel cars.

GM Recalls SUVs, Tells Owners Not to Use Windshield Wipers

Oct 11
General Motors is telling owners of some SUVs not to use their windshield wipers because an electrical short could cause the wiper motor to catch fire.

Texas Sues VW Over Consumer Protection, Clean Air Violations

Oct 10
Texas has filed suit against Volkswagen, charging that the automaker's emissions rigging violated state consumer protection laws and clean air standards.

VW Executive Apologizes, Says Scandal Not His Fault

By Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly | Oct 10
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker.

VW May Compensate Owners of Diesel Cars for Loss of Value

By Tom Krisher | Oct 9
Volkswagen could compensate owners of diesel-powered cars that emit high levels of pollutants, possibly by paying them for the lost value of their vehicles, the company's top U.S. executive said Thursday.

Tokyo Auto Show to Highlight 'Smart' Green Cars

Oct 9
The Tokyo Motor Show, opening to the public Oct. 30 at Tokyo Big Sight convention hall, will be packed with futuristic eye-catching vehicles that drive themselves, offer online information in dazzling ways and are so green they are zero-emissions.

ISIS Use of Toyota Trucks Raises Questions

Oct 9
ISIS' widespread use of often new Toyota trucks has prompted a U.S. investigation into how the terror group obtains vehicles

A Look At Some of the Safety Technologies in New Cars

Oct 8
With automakers offering an increasing array of safety technologies, drivers sometimes find themselves struggling to stay up to speed with the systems in their cars.

VW, With Limited DC Lobbying Footprint, Braces for Congress

By Ronnie Greene and Michael Biesecker | Oct 8
For the first time, Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn will appear before a congressional investigative committee this week. He, and the company, will bring little Washington political clout to the table.

VW CEO: Recall of Cars Hit by Scandal to Begin in January

Oct 7
Volkswagen plans to launch in January a recall of vehicles with software at the center of the emissions-rigging scandal and aims to fix them all by the end of next year, the company's new chief executive says.

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