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VW to Meet With Regulators as Patience Frays - WSJ

Volkswagen is meeting with U.S. regulators this week amid a contentious relationship with them and their European counterparts who will determine the penalties for its cheating on emissions. 145 more words


The Suburb That Tried To Kill the Car - By T.R. GOLDMAN October 2015

What Works

Evanston was failing as a suburb, so it reinvented itself as a mini city. Now the city of Chicago wants to follow its lead. 581 more words


VW Plans to Recover From Its Scandal by Going Electric | WIRED

Volkswagen’s planning a two-step strategy shift: Diesels that are actually clean, and electric cars.

Source: VW Plans to Recover From Its Scandal by Going Electric | WIRED


VW Screwed Its Dealers, Too - w JORDAN GOLSON.: 10.07.15. 7:36 PM

Most of the immediate fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal has focused on customers (what does this mean for their cars?), Volkswagen itself (how much will this cost the company?), and the environment (just how much extra smog are we dealing with?). 419 more words


Volkswagen Emissions Investigation Zeroes In on Two Engineers - By WILLIAM BOSTON Updated Oct. 5, 2015 4:10 a.m. ET

Company investigation focuses on two men elevated after Winterkorn was made CEO

Ulrich Hackenberg and Wolfgang Hatz, among the engineers suspended in the investigation of the VW emissions cheating scandal, are viewed as two of the best and brightest engineers in German industry. 860 more words

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Wage Strife Clouds Car-Sales Boom - By ANNE STEELE and JEFF BENNETT Oct. 1, 2015 7:42 p.m. ET

Auto workers’ anger over earnings grows as auto demand hits a 10-year milestone


Surging sales at Fiat Chrysler and other U.S. auto makers have union workers fuming that the industry’s good fortunes aren’t reflected in industry wage talks.Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News… 293 more words