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Audi plants searched by German police in Dieselgate probe

Audi premised have been searched by German authorities in connection with the scandal over emissions tests by its parent company Volkswagen.

Audi premised have been searched by German authorities in connection with the scandal over emissions tests by its parent company Volkswagen.

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Volkswagen brand suffers profit drop after emissions scandal

There was a big profit drop for the Volkswagen brand in the wake of its emissions scandal. The remuneration for the VW brand boss was also cut.

There was a big profit drop for the Volkswagen brand in the wake of its emissions scandal. The remuneration for the VW brand boss was also cut.

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Power trends at the Geneva motor show

The Geneva motor show opens to the public with carmakers focused on Tesla style technology, but that doesn't mean the supercar is dead.

The Geneva motor show opens to the public with carmakers focused on Tesla style technology, but that doesn't mean the supercar is dead.

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'Media reports' informed Angela Merkel about Dieselgate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel only found out about the Volkswagen emissions scandal through media reports, she has told a parliamentary committee of inquiry.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel only found out about the Volkswagen emissions scandal through media reports, she has told a parliamentary committee of inquiry.

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MEPs scold EU governments on car emissions

A group of MEPs have accused EU governments of delayed stricter car engine emissions tests and failing to check up on cheating vehicle manufacturers.

A group of MEPs have accused EU governments of delayed stricter car engine emissions tests and failing to check up on cheating vehicle manufacturers.

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Toyota loses out to Volkswagen as world's top carmaker

Volkswagen has overtaken Toyota to become the world's top selling carmaker despite the German company's diesel emissions scandal.

Volkswagen has overtaken Toyota to become the world's top selling carmaker despite the German company's diesel emissions scandal.

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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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Ex-Volkswagen executive appears in Florida court

A senior executive in the 2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal has appeared in a Florida court charged with defrauding the United States.

A senior executive in the 2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal has appeared in a Florida court charged with defrauding the United States.

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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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Volkswagen chased for emissions scandal compensation in Germany

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

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EU takes members to task over Volkswagen scandal

The EU has begun legal action against seven member states for failing to police emissions cheating by car-makers after the Volkswagen scandal.

The EU has begun legal action against seven member states for failing to police emissions cheating by car-makers after the Volkswagen scandal.

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Could new petrol cars be banned from EU's roads by 2030?

Banning new petrol and diesel cars from EU roads by 2030 is unrealistic without more incentives to develop electric-powered alternatives, campaigners say.

Banning new petrol and diesel cars from EU roads by 2030 is unrealistic without more incentives to develop electric-powered alternatives, campaigners say.

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European car sales strong in September

European car sales grew by a strong 7.3 percent last month with increases for smaller so-called volume vehicles and luxury premium cars alike.

European car sales grew by a strong 7.3 percent last month with increases for smaller so-called volume vehicles and luxury premium cars alike.

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South Korea: Volkswagen boss questioned over emissions scandal

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…

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VW investors sue the car giant for 8.2 billion euros - German court

Volkswagen shareholders are suing the car maker for 8.2 billion euros in damages because their VW shares plunged in the wake of the so-called dieselgate scandal.

Volkswagen shareholders are suing the car maker for 8.2 billion euros in damages because their VW shares plunged in the wake of the so-called dieselgate scandal.

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Several diesel brands emit more than VW: report

Several diesel car brands emit higher levels of pollution than Volkswagen, a study by environmental group Transport and Environment has found, one year after the 'Dieselgate' scandal.

Several diesel car brands emit higher levels of pollution than Volkswagen, a study by environmental group Transport and Environment has found, one year after the 'Dieselgate' scandal.

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VW engineer pleads guilty in US over diesel pollution scandal

The US has brought the first criminal charges against a Volkswagen executive over the diesel emissions scandal. Engineer James Liang has pleaded guilty and will cooperate with investigators.

The US has brought the first criminal charges against a Volkswagen executive over the diesel emissions scandal. Engineer James Liang has pleaded guilty and will cooperate with investigators.