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US planning to test the scope of camera-based visibility systems in automobiles
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US planning to test the scope of camera-based visibility systems in automobiles

The US wants to test how drivers could use cameras to replace traditional rearview mirrors in automobiles.

US President Donald Trump singles out Ford Motor Co for not backing fuel economy rollback
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US President Donald Trump singles out Ford Motor Co for not backing fuel economy rollback

Ford is one of four automaker, that reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules defying Trump

Self-driving tech company Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms
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Self-driving tech company Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms

Aurora already has partnerships with Volkswagen AG, Hyundai Motor Co and China’s Byton to develop and test self-driving systems

Germany fines Volkswagen group $1.18 bn for cheating on emissions tests
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Germany fines Volkswagen group $1.18 bn for cheating on emissions tests

The fine is the latest blow to Germany’s auto industry which cannot seem to catch a break from the diesel emissions crisis.

Diesel emissions scandal: Volkswagen to pay $1.2 billion fine imposed by German prosecutors
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Diesel emissions scandal: Volkswagen to pay $1.2 billion fine imposed by German prosecutors

Auto giant Volkswagen said on Wednesday it would pay a one billion euro ($1.2 billion) fine imposed by German prosecutors for diesel emissions cheating

Major US automakers urge Senate to take up stalled bill aimed at speeding up deployment and testing of self-driving cars
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Major US automakers urge Senate to take up stalled bill aimed at speeding up deployment and testing of self-driving cars

The Senate bill would allow automakers to each sell up to 80,000 self-driving vehicles annually within three years.

Nvidia announces self-driving technology partnership with Uber, Volkswagen at CES 2018
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Nvidia announces self-driving technology partnership with Uber, Volkswagen at CES 2018

Uber has been using Nvidia’s GPU computing technology since its first test fleet of Volvo SC90 SUVS were deployed in 2016 in Pittsburgh and Phoenix.

Swiss consumer protection organisation SKS is seeking damages on behalf of 6,000 Volkswagen and AMAG cars owners
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Swiss consumer protection organisation SKS is seeking damages on behalf of 6,000 Volkswagen and AMAG cars owners

AMAG, which imports the cars into Switzerland, said in a statement on its website it did not understand why SKS filed the claim.

Volkswagen AG executive Oliver Schmidt tells judge that he feels
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Volkswagen AG executive Oliver Schmidt tells judge that he feels "misused" by the company as he awaits sentencing

Schmidt pleaded guilty in August to wrongdoing connected to a massive diesel emissions scandal that has cost Volkswagen as much as $30 billion.

Tesla gets high-profile orders from Wal-mart, JB Hunt for its electric semi-truck
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Tesla gets high-profile orders from Wal-mart, JB Hunt for its electric semi-truck

Most of the customers who announced plans to put down $5,000 deposits for the Tesla Semi indicated they wanted to test a few of the vehicles.

Volkswagen AG and Robert Bosch agree to pay $1.6 billion to settle dieselgate scandal
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Volkswagen AG and Robert Bosch agree to pay $1.6 billion to settle dieselgate scandal

If the U.S. regulators reject Volkswagen's fix, the carmaker could end up paying around $4.04 billion

Volkswagen suffers new setback as US charges senior executive with fraud
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Volkswagen suffers new setback as US charges senior executive with fraud

Volkswagen AG suffered a new setback on Monday when an executive was charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States over the company's diesel emissions cheating and the automaker was accused of concealing the cheating from regulators.

Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi to use common electric vehicle platform
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Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi to use common electric vehicle platform

The move will help reduce costs and make the electric vehicle as affordable as conventional fuel powered cars

Audi plans just one diesel model in US following the emissions scandal
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Audi plans just one diesel model in US following the emissions scandal

Luxury German auto brand Audi envisions the potential of just one diesel model in its U.S. product mix in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal that has embroiled its parent company Volkswagen AG, Audi's U.S. head said on Wednesday.

Toyota to setup a new in-house unit to focus on electric cars
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Toyota to setup a new in-house unit to focus on electric cars

Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it is setting up a new in-house unit to develop electric vehicles as the Japanese automaker speeds up efforts to produce more of the lower-emission cars.

2016 Paris Motor Show: Bentley and Lamborghini will not participate
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2016 Paris Motor Show: Bentley and Lamborghini will not participate

Bentley says that it wants to focus on smaller events while Lamborghini is revising strategy pertaining to which auto shows to attend

Bosch concealed Volkswagen use of 'defeat device' software: lawyers
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Bosch concealed Volkswagen use of 'defeat device' software: lawyers

According to a new court filing, auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH concealed the use of Volkswagen AG's secret "defeat device" software that it helped design.

Audi’s new strategy to focus on digital technology and electric cars
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Audi’s new strategy to focus on digital technology and electric cars

Rupert Stadler, chief executive of Audi has told German daily Handelsblatt that in 2018 an electric car will be launched

Volkswagen emissions scandal: Dieselgate settlement to cost VW $ 15 million
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Volkswagen emissions scandal: Dieselgate settlement to cost VW $ 15 million

Volkswagen to buy back 85 per cent of the 4,75,000 affected vehicles with the 2.0 TDI engine by June 2019

Volkswagen may set up battery manufacturing plant in China
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Volkswagen may set up battery manufacturing plant in China

What works in China’s favour is the government’s focus on electric vehicles