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VW the latest in long history of cheating car companies

...and federal investigations are under way and congressional hearings are planned.Over the years, several major auto manufacturers - including GM, Ford, Honda and, yes, Volkswagen - have been forced to pay hefty fines and recall vehicles after...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...breathing unhealthy amounts of ozone every year, a key component of auto emissions. So what's holding up the auto manufacturers? It's not the technology. Both Toyota and Honda are bringing vehicles to the American market that go a long...
My Turn: It's time for legislators to accept revenue sharing

...communities come up short with the cash to pay for these requirements. It's like saying let's buy a car and hope the auto manufacturer will pay for the gas. It just doesn't happen. Without community revenue sharing, you and I will be forced to...
Consumer advocates rally behind auto bill's history and defects. House Bill 182 also would prohibit unfair advertising practices and set up rules for how auto manufacturers work with dealers. The legislation would give worthwhile new rights to car buyers, said Steve Conn, executive...
ObamaCare's mandates mean ever-rising costs for U.S. consumers

...the best cars. So Congress passed a law requiring auto makers to add GPS systems and satellite radios to cars. Auto manufacturers would need to raise the price to cover the new features. But government officials, determined to keep car prices...
Outside editorial: Tough but fair chance of succeeding as a stand-alone enterprise, gave the company 30 days to finalize a merger with Italian auto manufacturer Fiat. Chrysler was offered an additional $6 billion if it consummates the deal, and was threatened with a fund...
Boycotting Chrysler and GM is a bad road decision

...sown the seeds for a burgeoning boycott of U.S. auto manufacturers receiving aid from the federal government - Rasmussen...its logical conclusion, a successful boycott of auto manufacturers who receive support from the federal government...
The 'Cash for Clunkers' program was a good deal

...expense, despite some sputtering. At a time when auto manufacturers and dealers needed a boost, they sold nearly 700...million in sales-tax revenue for state governments. Auto manufacturers, including Ford and General Motors, called hundreds...
Get busy with oil alternatives

...that charge at night when the electric grid has surplus capacity. It probably means a federal mandate to require auto manufacturers to produce flex-fuel vehicles, which can accept all the fuels mentioned above. Basically we need to open up the...
US job gains defy Sandy - and fears of the fiscal cliff employed.Retailers added 53,000 positions last month, a sharp gain that likely reflected holiday hiring. Auto manufacturers added nearly 10,000 jobs. But overall manufacturing jobs fell by 7,000, partly a result of 12,000 jobs lost...


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