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Daimler will ‘upgrade’ 3 million Mercedes-Benz diesels in Europe (and maybe some in the U.S.)

2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTecThe past couple of years haven’t been kind to diesels or the companies that make them. Among the hardest hit have been German manufacturers like Volkswagen, which has coughed up over $ 22 billion in fines and fixes so far, with many more opportunities for payouts down the road. (That said, U.S. automakers haven’t gotten off scot-free: Fiat Chrysler…
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The 10 most-stolen vehicles in the U.S. are…

2016 Hot Wheels report from the National Insurance Crime BureauEvery summer, the National Insurance Crime Bureau publishes a list of the most-stolen vehicles in America for the previous calendar year. This summer is no exception. As in previous years, the NICB compiled its list by gathering data submitted by law enforcement agencies to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Crime Information Center…
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Volkswagen Touareg axed from U.S. market

2017 Volkswagen TouaregDon’t look for a 2018 Volkswagen Touareg if you’re in the market for a new car next year. You won’t find one, at least in the U.S. After a decade of slow sales, VW’s American-market arm has confirmed that it will drop the high-end Touareg crossover SUV from its lineup after the 2017 model year. Through the first six months of 2017, VW dealers have…
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