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Facebook fears no FTC fine

Reports emerged today that the FTC is considering a fine against Facebook that would be the largest ever from the agency. Even if it were ten times the size of the largest, a $22.5 million bill sent to Google in 2012, the company would basically laugh it off. Facebook is made of money. But the FTC may make it provide something it has precious little of these days: accountability. A Washington Post report cites sources inside the agency (currently on hiatus due to the shutdown) saying that ...
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50 moments from 1969 that shaped entertainment and pop culture

It was the last year of the ’60s, and the last year for Boris Karloff, Judy Garland and the Beatles, too. But it was also the first year for Led Zeppelin, Jennifer Aniston, “Easy Rider” and Jay-Z, too. John Lennon and Yoko Ono spent part of it in bed in public. The Doors’ Jim Morrison spent part of it in jail. Moviegoers spent time watching “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” while at home they watched a brand-new show called “The Brady Bunch” about a brand-new kind of blended family, the youn...
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Volkswagen mulls extending diesel incentives across Germany

German carmaker Volkswagen is examining whether to extend trade-in incentives to owners of older vehicles in all of Germany, extending the programme beyond the 15 most heavily polluted cities, a spokesman said on Friday.
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U.S. Indicts Four Audi Managers for Diesel Deception

Four men tasked with developing a very dirty diesel engine for use in Audi vehicles have been indicted by a U.S. grand jury. The four, including the head of Audi’s Diesel Engine Development department, face charges of wire fraud, violation of the Clean Air Act, and conspiracy, all stemming from the development of an engine that […] The post U.S. Indicts Four Audi Managers for Diesel Deception appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Volkswagen says it will pay Indian fine even as it appeals

NEW DELHI (AP) — Volkswagen Group says that it will pay a fine of 1 billion rupees ($14.2 million) imposed by India for installing software that allegedly cheated pollution testing devices, though it is still appealing the order.A... [Author: [email protected]]
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2020 VW Passat: Now With “Tornado” Lines

The 2020 VW Passat strikes a balance between new technology and proven performance.  VW says the new Passat’s design is coupe-like with a “tornado line” running through the car.   The 2020 VW Passat is the very definition of a good run-around car. These are cars we buy for driving to work; or for our spouses or kids as they go off to college. We feel relieved when we, or someone we love, is behind the wheel of a good run-around car. We don’t break the bank with the 2020 VW Passat, but we get e...
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Volkswagen says cars compliant with India emission norms but will deposit penalty

German carmaker Volkswagen AG said on Thursday that its cars are compliant with India's emission norms but it will still deposit a penalty of 1 billion rupees ($14.08 million) as directed by the country's green court.
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National Green Tribunal asks Volkswagen to deposit $14 million by Friday - TV

India's pollution court on Thursday asked car maker Volkswagen to deposit 1 billion rupees ($14.02 million) in a case involving emissions violations, local television channels said.
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#BigDaily: Volkswagen fined for causing Delhi air pollution; Indians are buying less gold

A roundup of biggest and most important news (curated from the wild web). We read everything so that you don’t need to. The newsletter is delivered everyday morning. Subscribe. You…The post #BigDaily: Volkswagen fined for causing Delhi air pollution; Indians are buying less gold appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Antarctic ice is melting six times faster + Volkswagen invests in electric vehicle plant

Volkswagen to invest $800 million in new Chattanooga electric vehicle plant Chattanooga, Tennessee will be home to a Volkswagen electric vehicle manufacturing plant. It will be the first manufacturing facility in North America to make vehicles using Volkswagen’s modular electric toolkit chassis. The $800 million investment will add 1,000 new jobs. Volkswagen says that it will build a new 7-seater electric SUV and will also offer the ID. BUZZ1 in North America, an electric concept version of th...
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NAIAS: Ford’s Foray into Microtransit Proved Valuable, Klevorn Says

Detroit’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) pulled back the curtains for a media preview Monday and Tuesday before it opens its doors to the public next week.Coming on the heels of CES—the annual technology conference in Las Vegas that has increasingly become the preferred venue for automakers to showcase their latest technology developments—the Detroit auto show is a more car-centric affair. However, as automotive companies strive to be seen as tech companies, there is also plenty...
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We drove a $46,000 Subaru Ascent SUV that will take on Toyota, Honda, and Ford — here are its best features

The 2019 Subaru Ascent is one of the newest contenders in the mid-size family SUV market. Recently, Business Insider spent a week with a new Subaru Ascent Touring in Magnetite Gray Metallic. The Ascent impressed up with its well-designed cabin, peppy driving dynamics, strong infotainment, and a solid suite of standard safety features.  The base 2019 Subaru Ascent starts at $31,995, while our top-of-the-line Ascent Touring starts at $44,695. With fees, our test car carried an as-test price of $...
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VW’s Iceland-Spec Amarok Even Has A Cappuccino Machine

Volkswagen has revealed a one-off Amarok, converted to proper Arctic Circle spec and designed to lead expeditions into the snowy extremes of Iceland
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Ford protects crown jewels in its careful alliance with Volkswagen

Ford and VW crafted a focused deal to work together on midsize pickups and commercial vans. Both companies could benefit.
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Volkswagen Flings Cash, Jobs, and EVs at Chattanooga

Volkswagen spent the past year and change hinting that its Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly plant could become ground zero for an electric American product offensive, and guess what? That’s exactly what VW plans to do. In a not-at-all surprising announcement, the German automaker said it plans to build electric vehicles at its only American plant, which […] The post Volkswagen Flings Cash, Jobs, and EVs at Chattanooga appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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What Ford and Volkswagen's Tie-Up on Trucks Means for the Ranger in America

Ford and VW formalize an alliance to build pickups and vans, but don’t expect the Amarok to make it to the U.S.
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VW, Ford announce alliance to build commercial vans, pickups

Volkswagen and Ford announced a new alliance on Tuesday to jointly develop commercial vans and pickups starting in 2022, in a bid to reduce costs in the increasingly competitive auto market. The announcement came after more than six months of talks between the automakers which also included discussions about cooperation on autonomous and electrification technologies for cars of the future. The American and German giants will join forces to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups as ea...
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Ford and Volkswagen are teaming up

Ford and Volkswagen announced a long-anticipated plan Tuesday to build vehicles together.
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Ford, VW alliance may create the cars of the future

Ford and Volkswagen announced a long-anticipated plan Tuesday to build vehicles together.
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Ford and Volkswagen announce long-anticipated plan to team up

Ford and Volkswagen announced a long-anticipated plan Tuesday to build vehicles together.
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Volkswagen to invest $800 million, build new electric vehicle in U.S.

Volkswagen AG said on Monday it was investing $800 million to build a new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and scheduled a briefing with Ford Motor Co for Tuesday on their efforts to forge a global alliance. The German automaker said in an announcement at the Detroit Auto Show that it was adding 1,000 jobs at the Chattanooga plant and that electric vehicle production there would begin in 2022. Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess said the company was considering bui...
Tags: News, United States, Volkswagen, Audi, Chattanooga, Detroit Auto Show, CHATTANOOGA Tennessee, Ford Motor Co, Volkswagen AG, Herbert Diess


VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen and Ford say they're forming a global alliance in which they will develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups together while exploring broader cooperation on future battery-powered and autonomous... [Author: [email protected]]
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Some of Volkswagen’s electric models will wear a ‘Made in the USA’ label

Confirming earlier rumors, Volkswagen has announced it will build electric cars in its Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory. The facility currently produces the Passat and the Atlas. Production will start in 2023, Digital Trends can reveal. The post Some of Volkswagen’s electric models will wear a ‘Made in the USA’ label appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Ford and Volkswagen partner up

Ford and Volkswagen announced a long-anticipated plan Tuesday to build vehicles together.
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VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore electric cooperation

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen and Ford say they're forming a global alliance in which they will together develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups while exploring broader cooperation on battery-powered and autonomous... [Author: [email protected]]
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Ford and VW just announced a global alliance — the first collaborations will be commercial vans and pickup trucks (F)

Ford and VW provided details on a new alliance. Initially, the Ford and VW alliance will develop commercial vans and pickup trucks. Future collaborations could entail electric and autonomous vehicles. DETROIT — On Tuesday, Ford and Volkswagen revealed details of a global alliance.  In a joint statement, the automakers said that "Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess and Ford CEO Jim Hackett confirmed that the companies intend to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups for global markets begin...
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Ford, VW call off joint Detroit auto show appearance to announce alliance

The Detroit auto show was abuzz over what Ford and Volkswagen would announce Tuesday, after the car giants called off a joint appearance during which they were widely expected to announce an alliance. The two car giants have been in discussions for more than six months over a partnership to develop self-driving and electric technologies. A highly-anticipated announcement at the US's premiere auto show in the Motor City was called off late Monday, and the two sides planned a conference call wit...
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Alliance talks continue as Ford, VW call off joint Detroit appearance

The Detroit auto show was abuzz over what Ford and Volkswagen would announce Tuesday, after the car giants called off a joint appearance during which they were widely expected to announce an alliance. The two car giants have been in discussions for more than six months over a partnership to develop self-driving and electric technologies. A highly-anticipated announcement at the US's premiere auto show in the Motor City was called off late Monday, and the two sides planned a conference call wit...
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VW Investing $800 Million In Tennessee Factory To Make Next-Gen Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen will spend $800 million to expand a U.S. factory that will produce the automaker's next generation of electric vehicles. "The factory in Chattanooga, Tenn. will be the company's North American base for manufacturing electric vehicles," reports TechCrunch. "The expansion is expected to create 1,000 jobs at the plant." From the report: VW's Chattanooga expansion is just a piece of the automaker's broader plan to move away from diesel in the wake of the emissions cheating scandal that er...
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Ford, VW call off joint Detroit appearance to announce alliance

Automakers Ford and Volkswagen on Monday called off a joint appearance at the Detroit auto show set for the following day during which they were widely expected to announce an alliance. The two car giants have been in discussions over a partnership to develop self-driving and electric technologies. A highly-anticipated announcement at the US's premiere auto show in the Motor City was called off late Monday, and the two sides planned a conference call with reporters instead.
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