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Volvo Recalls 500,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Engine Part

Volvo Recalls 500,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Engine Part

Jul 22
Volvo Cars is recalling about half a million cars worldwide because of a faulty engine component that may in extreme cases cause a vehicle to catch a fire.

Automaker BMW Names Production Chief Zipse as New CEO

Automaker BMW Names Production Chief Zipse as New CEO

By David McHugh | Jul 19
BMW has named its top production manager, Oliver Zipse, as CEO to lead the luxury automaker through a shift to new ways of doing business such as electric vehicles and offering cars on a per-use basis.

Used Luxury or Fully-Loaded New Car? Edmunds Weighs Both

Used Luxury or Fully-Loaded New Car? Edmunds Weighs Both

By Ronald Montoya | Jul 18
Mercedes luxury at a Honda price point ? it's a tempting proposition. But is it the smarter choice? Edmunds looks at the pros and cons of buying a new non-luxury car versus a used luxury vehicle.

Former Mitsubishi Workers Seek Assets Sale for Forced Labor

Former Mitsubishi Workers Seek Assets Sale for Forced Labor

By Hyung-Jin Kim | Jul 17
Colonial-era Korean laborers are seeking a court's approval for the sales of local assets of their former Japanese employer after it refused to comply with a court order to compensate them for forced labor decades ago.

Jury Says Toyota Must Pay $16M in Dealer Recall Lawsuit

Jury Says Toyota Must Pay $16M in Dealer Recall Lawsuit

Jul 16
Toyota has been ordered to pay nearly $16 million to a Southern California dealer who alleged the company's Prius recalls didn't fix safety problems.

Tourist on Electric Scooter Stopped in Oslo's Tunnel System

Tourist on Electric Scooter Stopped in Oslo's Tunnel System

Jul 13
Police in Oslo say they have stopped a foreign tourist who was caught on surveillance cameras riding through part of a vast and busy tunnel system in the center of the Norwegian capital on an electric scooter.

VW, Ford Broaden Alliance to Autonomous, Electric Vehicles

VW, Ford Broaden Alliance to Autonomous, Electric Vehicles

By Cathy Bussewitz and Tom Krisher | Jul 12
Volkswagen will sink $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that's mostly owned by Ford as part of a broader partnership on electric and self-driving vehicles, the companies confirmed Friday.

Edmunds: Upstart Genesis G70 Holds Its Own with BMW 3 Series

Edmunds: Upstart Genesis G70 Holds Its Own with BMW 3 Series

By Will Kaufman | Jul 11
BMW has completely redesigned its 3 Series for 2019, giving it fresh styling, more power and new technology features. Edmunds compares the upstart G70 to the benchmark 3 Series to find out which one is the better small luxury sport sedan.

From Nazis to Hippies: End of the Road for Volkswagen Beetle

From Nazis to Hippies: End of the Road for Volkswagen Beetle

By David McHugh | Jul 10
Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It's the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning the eight decades since 1938.

23 US Governors Join Calif. in Opposing Trump Mileage Freeze

23 US Governors Join Calif. in Opposing Trump Mileage Freeze

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jul 9
Citing climate-damaging tailpipe emissions, 23 U.S. governors signed a pledge backing California leaders in their showdown with the Trump administration over its plans to relax vehicle mileage standards.

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