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Fiat Chrysler and Renault protest innocence over emissions

Fiat Chrysler's Italian shares regained some of their value after they plunged following pollution accusations, Renault faces French probe.

Fiat Chrysler's Italian shares regained some of their value after they plunged following pollution accusations, Renault faces French probe.

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Volkswagen must defend investor lawsuit in US - judge rules

A US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

A US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

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Peso slumps as Ford cancels Mexico plant

Mexico's peso hit a new record low after Ford said it won't build a huge car-making plant in the country following criticism by president-elect Trump.

Mexico's peso hit a new record low after Ford said it won't build a huge car-making plant in the country following criticism by president-elect Trump.

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Ford scraps Mexico plant following Trump criticism

Ford Motor Company has scrapped a planned Mexican car factory and is instead extending its operations in Michigan by creating 700 jobs.

Ford Motor Company has scrapped a planned Mexican car factory and is instead extending its operations in Michigan by creating 700 jobs.

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Lamp post protects pedestrian from being hit by speeding car

A pedestrian in the Polish city of Kalisz narrowly avoided serious injury on Tuesday (November 29) when two cars collided, sending one flying onto the pavement.

A pedestrian in the Polish city of Kalisz narrowly avoided serious injury on Tuesday (November 29) when two cars collided, sending one flying onto the pavement.

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Video: Man chases runaway car across busy motorway

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

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Tesla goes all-in on self-driving

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.

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Nissan rescues Mitsubishi after mileage fixing scandal

Nissan takes a controlling stake in Mitsubishi to rebuild trust after a scandal over falsifying the fuel economy figures of some of its vehicles.

Nissan takes a controlling stake in Mitsubishi to rebuild trust after a scandal over falsifying the fuel economy figures of some of its vehicles.

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Peugeot Citroen to cut more jobs in France - reports

Carmaker Peugeot Citroen reportedly plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs in France next year through early retirements and voluntary buyouts.

Carmaker Peugeot Citroen reportedly plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs in France next year through early retirements and voluntary buyouts.

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Paris Motor Show: driving into a clean future

The Paris Motor Show is seeing more and more electric vehicles thanks to falling battery costs and reaction to Volkswagen's dieselgate scandal.

The Paris Motor Show is seeing more and more electric vehicles thanks to falling battery costs and reaction to Volkswagen's dieselgate scandal.

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Paris holds second 'car-free day' against pollution

Paris has held its second ‘car-free day’, extending the area closed off to vehicles as the French capital takes a stand against pollution, noise and traffic…

Paris has held its second ‘car-free day’, extending the area closed off to vehicles as the French capital takes a stand against pollution, noise and traffic…

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Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.9 million vehicles over air bag defect

Car maker Fiat Chrysler is to recall nearly two million vehicles worldwide to resolve an air bag defect that has been linked to at least three deaths and five…

Car maker Fiat Chrysler is to recall nearly two million vehicles worldwide to resolve an air bag defect that has been linked to at least three deaths and five…

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: Australia sues car giant

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

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China: Two survive in cement-tanker crash

Two people were lucky enough to survive after their car was crushed by a cement tanker in east China’s Zhejiang Province on Monday morning.

Two people were lucky enough to survive after their car was crushed by a cement tanker in east China’s Zhejiang Province on Monday morning.

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100 million cars vulnerable to simple hack, scientists say

Up to 100 million cars could be unlocked and potentially stolen by simply copying the radio frequency used in remote control locking systems, computer scientists…

Up to 100 million cars could be unlocked and potentially stolen by simply copying the radio frequency used in remote control locking systems, computer scientists…

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South Korea suspends Volkswagen sales over emissions scandal

South Korea has suspended sales of most Volkswagen models for allegedly forging documents on diesel engine emissions or noise-level tests. They will now have to be re-certified.

South Korea has suspended sales of most Volkswagen models for allegedly forging documents on diesel engine emissions or noise-level tests. They will now have to be re-certified.