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I drove a $42,000 VW Golf R to see if the 'performance hatch' is worth the price — here's the verdict

The VW Golf R is a performance hatchback that adds premium touches and tech to the VW Golf GTI. The Golf R is a bit expensive, but it's a versatile vehicle that's bliss to drive. The best part is that a driver can access all the power the Golf R's 288-horsepower engine puts out. This is an ideal daily commuter for a grownup who still wants to enjoy the occasional track day — or just likes to carve up winding roads. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R might be the most fun I've had behind the wheel thu...
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2019 Volkswagen Jetta review

With enough tech to make villains jealous, the Volkswagen Jetta punches above its class as a forward-thinking sedan. Spacious, comfortable, and efficient, the Jetta is a refined offering. German refinement comes with a serious attitude. The post 2019 Volkswagen Jetta review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Three Sanity Checks for Odd Bible Interpretations

I was just having lunch with some pastors, and we were having a friendly disagreement over exegesis. One experienced expositor said, “The Holy Spirit chose precisely this word and not another, so it must have special significance.” I said, “Yes, but we can’t overinterpret: Greek is a human language; it’s not some perfectly precise mathematics problem.” As is often the case, I think both of us preachers were right. Each of us was merely reflecting his particular calling. The older pastor has ...
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3 Sanity Checks for Odd Bible Interpretations

I was just having lunch with some pastors, and we were having a friendly disagreement over exegesis. One experienced expositor said, “The Holy Spirit chose precisely this word and not another, so it must have special significance.” I said, “Yes, but we can’t overinterpret: Greek is a human language; it’s not some perfectly precise mathematics problem.” As is often the case, I think both of us preachers were right. Each of us was merely reflecting his particular calling. The older pastor has ...
Tags: Featured, Nbc, Religion, Jesus, Greek, John, Volkswagen, Philip, Lewis, WBC, PAUL, Matt, Julius, Anne Marie, Bill Mounce, Towner


Quantum computing could change everything, and IBM is racing with Microsoft, Intel, and Google to conquer it. Here's what you need to know (IBM, GOOGL, MSFT, INTC)

Quantum computers are an extremely exciting technology, promising the raw computing power to crack previously-unsolvable problems.  IBM has an early lead in quantum computing, experts say, with Google, Intel, Microsoft, and a host of startups close on its heels.  Investors are also excited about quantum computing startups, including IonQ, ColdQuanta, D-Wave Systems and Rigetti, all of whom could shake up this market.  However, there's a big catch: Modern quantum computers are generally not as ...
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Mopping up Dieselgate: The boss transforming Volkswagen

Hiltrud Werner is the only woman on the board of the troubled German car giant.
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Mopping up Dieselgate: The woman transforming Volkswagen

Hiltrud Werner is the only woman on the board of the troubled German car giant.
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San Fernando considers its own minimum wage law

San Fernando, population 24,000, is considering creating its own minimum-wage law, spurring concerns among business owners. The 2.4-square-mile town’s City Council passed a motion March 4, asking the city to study the feasibility of adopting a minimum-wage ordinance. During the meeting, Assistant City Attorney Richard Padilla told council members that there is no “obvious legal impediment to a general law city like San Fernando” preventing it from adopting its own minimum wage ordinance. RELATED...
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More Legal Trouble for Volkswagen, Former CEO

While three and a half years have passed since the Volkswagen diesel scandal broke, its reverberations are still being felt. For the automaker turned green soothsayer, this usually comes with financial hardship attached, plus the requisite regurgitation of a past VW would like to see forgotten. The latest salvo launched at VW over its emissions-rigged […] The post More Legal Trouble for Volkswagen, Former CEO appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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VW supervisory board condemns CEO's 'EBIT macht frei' remark

Volkswagen's supervisory board on Friday condemned remarks made by the company's chief executive after he appeared to allude to a Nazi-era slogan when he attempted to describe the carmaker's earnings potential.
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SEC charges Volkswagen, former CEO with defrauding investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Volkswagen and former CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding American investors during an emissions scandal.
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Volkswagen lawsuit; Facebook execs out; Tesla's new SUV

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
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U.S. regulators charge Volkswagen, former CEO Martin Winterkorn, with defrauding investors during emissions scandal

U.S. regulators charge Volkswagen, former CEO Martin Winterkorn, with defrauding investors during emissions scandal.
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SEC sues Volkswagen, ex-CEO over alleged emissions fraud on investors

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, alleging a "massive fraud" on U.S. investors. Regulators and investors argue VW should have informed them sooner about the scope of the scandal, while VW says it was not clear it would face billions of dollars in fines and penalties as others had paid out much lower sums for similar offe...
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U.S. SEC sues Volkswagen, ex-CEO over alleged emissions fraud on investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, alleging a "massive fraud" on U.S. investors.
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The SEC is accusing Volkswagen and its former CEO of 'massive fraud'

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is suing Volkswagen and its former CEO Martin Winterkorn, accusing them of carrying out "a massive fraud" by cheating on emissions tests.
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Volkswagen is accused of 'massive fraud'

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is suing Volkswagen, accusing the German carmaker of carrying out "a massive fraud" by cheating on emissions tests.
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S.E.C. Accuses Volkswagen of Fraud in Diesel Scandal

The carmaker and its former chief executive knew about the scheme to fake emissions tests as it raised money from U.S. investors, the agency said.
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Volkswagen and former boss face US lawsuit over Dieselgate

The Security and Exchange Commission says the German car giant misled investors.
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Volkswagen CEO apologizes after appearing to reference Nazi slogan

The chief executive of Volkswagen has apologized after appearing to reference a notorious Nazi slogan in public comments.
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SEC charges Volkswagen, former CEO with lying to investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged Volkswagen Group and former CEO Martin Winterkorn with deceiving investors.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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SEC charges Volkswagen, former CEO Martin Winterkorn with lying to investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged Volkswagen Group and former CEO Martin Winterkorn with deceiving investors.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Volkswagen's Scania sees China rebound, braces for Brexit hit to UK orders

Volkswagen-owned truckmaker Scania said on Thursday that demand in China had bounced back since the start of this year, but it was bracing for a potentially significant drop in UK orders if Britain leaves the EU under a "hard" Brexit.
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Highlights From the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

From all-electric to truly dazzling, some of the best vehicles from this year's event Supercars, hypercars, accessible cars and concept cars from the world’s best-known and emerging brands made their debuts at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. Whether small and playful, wildly fast or glorious and sprawling, the cars reflect the industry’s exploration of electric vehicles. Some are opting for more accessible iterations while …
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Volkswagen may face U.S. SEC lawsuit over failure to disclose emissions cheating

Volkswagen AG said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission may sue the German automaker over its failure to disclose its diesel emissions scandal to investors. VW said in its annual report https://bit.ly/2HlE1Su released earlier this week that the SEC probe focuses on the automaker's nondisclosure of "certain Volkswagen diesel vehicles' noncompliance" with U.S. emissions rules. Volkswagen did not have an immediate comment.
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People’s Car, Redux? Volkswagen’s EV Plan Doesn’t Forget the Proles

You can’t tell the masses that, if they can’t afford the latest and greatest green vehicle, they should get used to riding a bike or a bus. Volkswagen seems to realize that. As it prepares an even larger complement of electric vehicles than originally thought, the automaker isn’t forgetting the little guy. VW plans to […] The post People’s Car, Redux? Volkswagen’s EV Plan Doesn’t Forget the Proles appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Audi seeks closer ties to Porsche in cost-cutting drive

Audi will make greater use of vehicle platforms and technologies developed with Porsche and Volkswagen as it embarks on a 15 billion euro cost cutting and efficiency drive, Chief Executive Bram Schot said on Thursday.
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Volkswagen boss apologises for Nazi gaffe

Herbert Diess used a phrase that echoed "Arbeit Macht Frei", a maxim emblazoned on the gates of Auschwitz.
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Audi says it is considering China joint venture stake increase

Volkswagen's premium brand Audi is reviewing whether to raise its stake in its Chinese joint venture partner companies, the premium brand's China chief Alexander Seitz said on Thursday.
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Greener, but Leaner: It’s Volkswagen’s Turn to Cut Jobs

Volkswagen Group just announced a restructuring plan aimed at raising the company’s operating margin to 6 percent. Unfortunately, the strategy involves a staffing reduction of up to 7,000 individuals by 2023 — with the automaker saving an estimated 5.9 billion euros in the process. While legitimate layoffs aren’t expected to take place for at least a few […] The post Greener, but Leaner: It’s Volkswagen’s Turn to Cut Jobs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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