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Ex-Audi boss Rupert Stadler charged in Germany over role in emissions scandal

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German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated over his role in Volkswagen's emissions test cheating scandal. Volkswagen admitted in September 2015 to having used illegal engine control software to cheat pollution tests, triggering a global backlash against diesel. The public prosecutor's office in Munich said Stadler and three other defendants are being charged with fraud, false ce

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Aston Martin shares plunge to new low following half-year loss

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Shares in Aston Martin plunged 17% to a post-flotation low on Wednesday after the luxury British carmaker slumped to a half-year loss, the latest automotive firm to be hit by falling demand in Europe. Aston Martin, best known as James Bond's favourite marque, has been undergoing a turnaround plan since Chief Executive Andy Palmer took over in 2014, designed to renew and boost its model line-up and move into new segments. The group posted a pretax loss of 78.8 million pounds in the six

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Stalled self-driving car bill revived by U.S. Congress

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Two key committees in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday said they will revive efforts to pass long-stalled legislation to speed the adoption of self-driving cars. In December, Congress abandoned efforts to pass legislation on self-driving cars before it adjourned, in a blow to companies like General Motors Co and Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, representing General Motors, Volkswagen AG, Toyota Motor Corp and others, praised the announcement.

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This 4-pack of sun shades for your car is 15% off right now

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Whether you have a little one you want to protect from the sun or you just want a little more shade in your car, this could be a no-brainer pickup at just $8.49 for a 4-pack.

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New low-spec LEVC TX Icon taxi on the way

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LEVC to build low-spec ‘Icon’ version of its TX electric taxi, while also announcing it's '100% committed’ to staying in the UK

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Juddering VW Group cars: no end in sight for owners

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Kangarooing issue with manual 1.5 TSI Evo cars has existed for seven months; VW admits to problem, but doesn’t have a fix

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