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VW Probe Surface Evidence of Criminal Act

U.S. Justice Department investigators found evidence of criminal wrongdoing in Volkswagen’s diesel-emissions cheating and are negotiating a settlement with the German auto maker expected to result in charges and significant financial penalties, said people familiar with the matter. Federal prosecutors and Volkswagen lawyers have held preliminary discussions and are working to settle an anticipated criminal case before the end of

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AAA to Run Real-World Emissions Tests

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) will be running on-road emissions testing to see if manufacturers’ emissions figures are not “misleading” claims. The Australian government does not conduct tests on car manufacturers to ensure emissions compliance and regulation, AAA decided to conduct on-road emissions testing amid concerns raised by consumer rights and environmental groups. The on-road emissions tests will cost around $500,000. AAA will

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