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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


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


Tesla's Model X Shows an SUV Can Go All-Electric - By Benjamin Hulac and ClimateWire | September 30, 2015

Tesla Motors Inc. frontman Elon Musk unveiled the company’s Model X sport utility vehicle in California last night.

The midsized crossover and newest option in the electric automaker’s lineup has several new selling points—a HEPA filter, blazing acceleration, agile “falcon wing” doors, a low center of gravity that reduces rollover risk, a panoramic windshield and the highest crash safety rating federal regulators can give—as well as an old marketing problem: price. 284 more words


Volkswagen's clean diesel scandal leads to massive recall - Vox

Volkswagen altered 11 million diesel cars worldwide so that their pollution controls only worked when they were being tested by regulators. Volkswagen is now facing serious blowback and a massive recall. 11 more words


Vox Sentences: Volkswagen made cars smart enough to cheat on emissions tests - by Dylan Matthews and Dara Lind.

The EPA busts Volkswagen; Donald Trump supporters can be scary; and the ethics of ad blockers.

When cars get too smart for their own good… 557 more words


Porsche Takes Aim at Tesla With a Stunning Electric Concept - ALEX DAVIES 9.14.15.

Daaaaamn. You’re surely thinking the same thing as you look at Porsche’s latest concept: An all-electric sports sedan aimed squarely at dethroning the Tesla Model S as the king of battery-powered cool. 218 more words


Tesla is about to prove all its biggest critics wrong - Business Insider

In a tweet this week, Elon Musk said the company’s first Model X SUVs would be delivered to customers Sep. 29, keeping a promise to deliver in the 3rd-quarter. 13 more words