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Porsche, Fiat face multimillion-dollar payouts in separate diesel scandals

Enlarge / The Porsche logo is seen during the New York International Auto Show on April 18, 2019 in New York, United States. Atilgan Ozdil/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images On Tuesday, Germany’s Stuttgart Public Prosecutors’s Office issued a fine notice of €535 million ($598.99 million) to Porsche for its part in the Volkswagen Group diesel emissions scandal that …

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Mazda brings a new diesel CX-5 SUV to the US—but why?

Enlarge / You’d have to look carefully at the CX-5’s badges to tell whether it was one of the new diesel-powered versions. Mazda When Mazda invited us to a roundtable discussion about powertrain technology at this year’s New York auto show, it was easy to say yes. After all, the company is responsible for a …

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Germany’s first criminal indictment in VW emissions scandal is ex-CEO Winterkorn

Enlarge / Martin Winterkorn, former Volkswagen Group CEO. Matthias Balk/picture alliance via Getty Images On Monday, German prosecutors filed a criminal indictment against former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn for participating in the fraud that led to the diesel-emissions scandal that rocked the company in 2015. Four other managers were also indicted today, but their …

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MIT says we’re overlooking a near-term solution to diesel trucking emissions

Enlarge / Interstate 55, Dixie Truck Stop, parking lot. Photo by: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images Transportation is one of the major causes of greenhouse gas emissions in the US, and medium- and heavy-duty trucks account for about a quarter of all transportation-related emissions. At present, semis and other long-haul trucks are mostly diesel-powered, so …

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EU believes BMW, Daimler and VW colluded over clean emissions tech

olando_o via Getty Images The European Commission believes BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen worked together to delay clean emissions technology. Last fall, the EU Commission launched a formal investigation to determine if the automakers breached EU antitrust rules by restricting competition on the development of emissions-reducing technology. Now, in a Statement of Objections, the Commission has …

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862,520 Fiat-Chrysler vehicles have emissions issues, will be recalled

Enlarge / The Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles NV Dodge Ram logo stands on display outside the company’s Warren Truck Assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan, on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg via Getty Images Issues with the catalytic converters of 862,520 Fiat-Chrysler vehicles are prompting a semi-voluntary recall, according to officials from the US Environmental Protection Agency …

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