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Volkswagen emissions scandal: German officials open tax probe

German prosecutors have launched another investigation into Volkswagen -- this one about possible tax issues stemming from the emissions scandal.

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Ford recalls half a million vehicles over fuel tank issue

Ford is recalling nearly half a million vehicles over a potential fuel tank issue.

The 451,865 affected vehicles include 2010 and 2011 models of Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans made and sold in North America, according to a company statement.

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Ford recalls 450k cars

Ford is recalling nearly a half million cars because of possible fuel leaks.

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Fiat Chrysler will put workers' kids through college

How's this for a job perk? Fiat Chrysler is giving dealership workers and their family members a free ride to college. The new benefit is supposed to woo the best workers.

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UAW ratifies contract with Ford

Nearly 150,000 autoworkers are getting a raise.

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Hyundai recalls Sonatas over brake light issue

More than 300,000 Hyundai Sonata cars have been recalled because of a brake light problem

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UAW approves GM contract

The United Auto Workers union has given the final OK to a new four-year contract with General Motors.

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Tesla recalling Model S Sedans

The entire fleet of Tesla Model S sedans have been recalled

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VW cuts costs to deal with emissions scandal

Volkswagen is cutting back on its investment plans next year as it continues to grapple with the cost of its emissions scandal.

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Chevy Volt wins Green Car of the Year for second time

The Chevrolet Volt on Thursday once again grabbed "Green Car of the Year" honors.

The General Motors plug-in electric car won the same award when it debuted in 2010.

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Oil sinks back below $40

Crude oil tumbled below $40 a barrel on Wednesday for the first time since August.

It's the latest sign that the world still has more oil than it needs despite production cuts in the U.S. This is great news for American drivers, many of whom will soon...

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$2 gas coming soon for most of the US

Driving over the river and through the woods will be quite a bit cheaper this Thanksgiving, thanks to rapidly falling gas prices.


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