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VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By on December 7, 2017

CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 ... Read More
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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Shortage Averted as Strike Ends

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Shortage Averted as Strike Ends

By Fred Meier on October 17, 2017

CARS.COM — Striking Canadian auto workers at the GM plant that builds the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox have approved a new contract, averting a potential shortage of the hot-selling, redesi... Read More
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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Could Face Shortage Amid Strike

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Could Face Shortage Amid Strike

By Kelsey Mays on September 18, 2017

CARS.COM — Shopping for a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox? Take note: Workers are on strike at the assembly plant that reportedly builds the lion's share of them. After failing to reach a ... Read More
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Feds Update Self-Driving Systems Guidance

Feds Update Self-Driving Systems Guidance

By Mike Hanley on September 12, 2017

CARS.COM — At an event today at the University of Michigan's Mcity, a proving ground for connected and self-driving cars, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced new Depart... Read More
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What Is an OEM?

What Is an OEM?

By on September 5, 2017

CARS.COM — OEM stands for "original equipment manufacturer." Though some in the automotive industry have taken to referring to car companies themselves as OEMs, the term relates ... Read More
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Trump and the Auto Industry: Update

Trump and the Auto Industry: Update

By on August 4, 2017

CARS.COM — As he begins his term, President Donald Trump is focusing on U.S. manufacturing and, in particular, the automotive industry. We're following his comments and moves around th... Read More
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Justice Department Sues FCA Over Diesel Emissions

Justice Department Sues FCA Over Diesel Emissions

By Jennifer Geiger on May 23, 2017

CARS.COM — Earlier this year, the EPA alleged that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles broke the law and violated the Clean Air Act by equipping two of its diesel vehicles with engine software that ... Read More
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New Ford CEO Poised for Self-Driving Car Leadership

New Ford CEO Poised for Self-Driving Car Leadership

By on May 23, 2017

CARS.COM — Ford Motor Co. is, in a way, putting a mouth where its money is. This explains the sudden departure of Mark Fields, a long-time veteran of the Blue Oval brand, and the promotion... Read More
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More VW Diesels Get Emissions Fix

More VW Diesels Get Emissions Fix

By Kelsey Mays on May 19, 2017

CARS.COM — The Volkswagen Group has received regulatory approval to fix more than 84,000 cars with a batch of diesel four-cylinder engines involved in its ongoing diesel-emissions scandal.... Read More
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Uber and Out? Ride-Hail Firm Becomes Its Own Worst Enemy

Uber and Out? Ride-Hail Firm Becomes Its Own Worst Enemy

By on March 6, 2017

CARS.COM — The past few weeks have not been kind to Uber, though that's nothing compared to what might be in store during the months ahead for the ride-hailing giant. While its service... Read More
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