Prineville man killed in forklift accident

A 70-year-old Prineville man was killed Thursday when a forklift he was repairing fell on and pinned him at his home, Crook County sheriff’s deputies said.


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VW HQ raided by German police

German police raided the headquarters of Volkswagen on Thursday as part of an investigation into the automaker's diesel emissions scandal.

State prosecutors and police searched Volkswagen's offices in Wolfsburg in a bid to secure documents and databas...

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VW chief: Scandal is 'hard to believe'

Volkswagen's U.S. boss blamed unnamed engineers at the company for the deceptive software that cheated emissions testing, and denied that anyone in senior management made a decision to break the law.

"This was not a corporate decision. To my best know...

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EPA sizing up penalties for Volkswagen

The Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal is about to take center stage before lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Michael Horn, the head of Volkswagen in the U.S., will field questions Thursday from lawmakers demanding answers.

A House committee will also hear...

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US inquires about ISIS use of Toyota

The U.S. Treasury is seeking information from Toyota about how ISIS has gotten hold of the automaker's trucks, which have been shown in the terror group's propaganda videos.

In a statement, Toyota said it is part of a broader U.S. Treasury inquiry loo...

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UAW reaches tentative agreement with Fiat Chrysler

The United Auto Workers union bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement with Fiat Chrysler on Wednesday. The last-minute deal, at least for now, averts a strike by 40,000 workers.

The agreement "addresses our members' principal concerns about...

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Volkswagen CEO warns of huge cuts over scandal

Volkswagen will have to make massive savings to cope with the huge cost of its emissions cheating scandal.

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UAW strike at Fiat Chrysler would affect 40,000 workers

The United Auto Workers union is prepared to strike Fiat Chrysler at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, the union told the automaker Tuesday.

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Hyundai and Kia lose $28M patent lawsuit

Automakers Hyundai and Kia lost a $28.9M patent infringement case

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Volkswagen scandal may cost up to $87 billion

Volkswagen's emissions scandal could be far more painful for investors than BP's disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Credit Suisse estimates that the total cost to the company could hit 78 billion euros ($87 billion) in a worst case scena...

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GM to test fleet of driverless Chevy Volts in 2016

General Motors will begin testing a fleet of driverless Chevy Volts at its sprawling Michigan campus next year.

GM made the announcement Thursday, and it's one of numerous initiatives it hopes will steer the auto giant away from the recall scandal tha...

Volkswagen produces Golf VI

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VW sold 3,060 diesels in US last month before scandal

Volkswagen sold 3,060 diesel cars in the U.S. last month until the 18th. That's when regulators told it to stop selling them entirely because it had been caught cheating on emissions tests.

Overall, VW's sales in September were flat compared to a year...


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Study: Driving while drugged as deadly as drunk

Driving while under the influence of marijuana and other drugs is on the rise in the United States, and could be involved in a large number of fatal accidents, a new report finds.


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