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VW engineer pleads guilty to diesel emissions scandal
James Liang reportedly developed a defeat device for a Volkswagen Jetta diesel car        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Volkswagen Volkswagen Group Federal Bureau of Investigation United States Department of Justice Porsche Audi Federal government of the United States Diesel engine
Documentary challenges rosy view of automaker rescue
And it is not kind to Steve Rattner, the man who led President Barack Obama's auto task force.        
85 points by Detroit Free Press | Automotive industry General Motors Chrysler Fiat Volkswagen Group Barack Obama Robert Nardelli Porsche
Documentary challenges rosy view of automaker bailout
And it is not kind to Steve Rattner, the man who led President Barack Obama's auto task force.        
85 points by Detroit Free Press | Automotive industry General Motors Chrysler Fiat Volkswagen Group Barack Obama Robert Nardelli Porsche
Hypercar-driving bro learns how not to impress a woman
A man showing off his $845,000 supercar has been left red-faced after revving the Porsche in front of an impressed audience — before crashing it moments later. The shirtless gearhead can be seen revving the V8 engine of his silver Porsche 918 Spyder, cruising between a crowd gathered outside the Hotel Epi-Plage in Saint-Tropez, France....
2199 points by New York Post | English-language films Porsche Audience Speed Audience theory Porsche 918 Spyder V8 engine 1999 albums
Vermont sues Volkswagen over emissions-rigging scandal
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont is suing Volkswagen, saying the automaker's diesel emissions-rigging scandal violated the state's consumer and environmental laws. Attorney General William Sorrell said Thursday that the state has rejected as inadequate a proposed settlement by Volkswagen that would have paid $1,000 per vehicle for violating consumer protection ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Volkswagen Group Volkswagen Audi Porsche Consumer protection Automotive industry Vermont Environment
No escape! City buys world's fastest cop car
Nowhere else in the world can you hail a police car and snap a selfie with the driver.
-1 points by CNN | Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai Lamborghini Gallardo Automotive industry Bentley Porsche Volkswagen Group Geneva Motor Show
Daughter of Paul Walker says Porsche covered up 'dangerous' cars
Meadow Walker says Porsche Cars of North America "improperly redacted" damaging information from emails and documents.
31 points by Daily News | Porsche Carrera GT Porsche Porsche 911 Sports cars Pleading Allegation Porsche Cayenne English-language films
Judge OKs VW deal to spend $1.2B more on diesel fix
Preliminary approval in deal calling for VW to fix or buy back 3-liter diesel vehicles        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Volkswagen Audi Volkswagen Group Air pollution Porsche California Air Resources Board SEAT Diesel engine
VW launches subsidiary to manage push for electric cars
New company will manage the $2B VW is required to spend to boost zero-emission cars        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Volkswagen Group Automobile Volkswagen Plug-in hybrid Diesel engine Porsche Electric vehicle Automotive industry
Man killed in Euclid hit-skip; police looking for driver
The man was in the roadway during the hit-skip that happened at 6:15 p.m. in the 19600 block of Euclid Avenue. EUCLID, Ohio -- A man was killed Friday evening during a hit-skip in Euclid, police say. The man was standing in the roadway near 19600 block of Euclid Avenue around 6:15 p.m. when he was struck by a royal blue Porsche Cayenne, according to a news release from the Euclid Police Department. The vehicle, which left the scene, is model year 2002 to 2007 with dark-tinted windows, the news release said. The car should have damage in the front and the driver's side with the driver's side mirror missing, police say. The Porsche Cayenne was traveling westbound when it struck the man who was possibly walking across the street, the news release said. Anyone with information is asked to call the Euclid Police Department patrol division at 216-731-1234. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Saturday's crime and courts comments section.
77 points by The Plain Dealer | Transport Volkswagen Touareg English-language films Porsche Automobile Volkswagen Walking Police
Volkswagen to shed 30,000 jobs, cutting costs after scandal
Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to recover from a scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests.
4 points by The Denver Post | Volkswagen Volkswagen Group Germany Million Porsche Audi Diesel engine Wolfsburg
VW to shed 30K jobs, cutting costs after scandal
Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Volkswagen Volkswagen Group Porsche Audi Germany Automobile Diesel engine Electric vehicle
Volkswagen to slash 30,000 jobs by 2020
German carmaker Volkswagen has unveiled plans to cut tens of thousands jobs worldwide. It is part of a restructuring plan to boost profitability and fund a shift to electric and self-driving cars following the emissions scandal. Read Full Article at RT.com
381 points by Russia Today | Renault Porsche Audi Automotive industry Germany Volkswagen Volkswagen Group SEAT
Automaker Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs
Officials told a news conference that 23,000 of the jobs would go from Germany.         
116 points by Arizona Republic | Automobile Volkswagen Group Volkswagen Sustainable transport Investment Porsche Lower Saxony Road transport
Volkswagen to shed 30,000 jobs following emissions scandal
FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker Volkswagen said Friday it will shed 30,000 jobs to cut costs as it tries to recover from its diesel emissions scandal and invests more in electric-powered vehicles and digital services. Company officials said at a news conference at headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, that 23,000 of the job cuts will come in Germany....
24 points by New York Post | Volkswagen Group Volkswagen Porsche Audi Automobile Automotive industry Lamborghini SEAT
Volkswagen investors seek $9.2bn compensation over diesel emissions scandal
German car maker Volkswagen faces €8.2 billion in damage claims from investors over their losses following the emissions scandal. The company has admitted equipping about 11 million diesel vehicles with software to cheat on pollution tests. Read Full Article at RT.com
32 points by Russia Today | Germany Pension Volkswagen Group European Union Volkswagen Lower Saxony Porsche United States