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EPA: U.S. initiative for 54.5 mpg CAFE target called to an end

Remember a few years back when the Obama Administration seemingly made enemies with car enthusiasts from things like “Cash For Clunkers,” the mandate for more than one million electric vehicles on U.S. roads by last year, and the famous CAFE goal of 54.5 mpg? Me too, but since a few years passed since those programs were […]

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BREAKING: Volkswagen’s TDI V6 in select Audi and Porsche models also have emissions test cheat software

Volkswagen’s really not faring well with their whole Dieselgate scandal, if that wasn’t obvious already, posting nearly a 3.5 billion euro quarterly loss and with around 11 million cars affected worldwide. But those figures are bound to get significantly larger since the Environmental Protection Agency just filed another notice again Volkswagen, citing how Volkswagen’s 3.0L […]

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Report: Volkswagen of America’s CEO to be brought in front of Congress and questioned for Dieselgate

Despite the roots of Volkswagen’s major Dieselgate scandal being sourced to the higher-ups at Volkswagen Group in Wolfsburg, it seems Volkswagen’s division in America isn’t immune from the investigation either, especially when you consider Volkswagen of America’s EPA was the first worldly entity to bring the issue to light. According to the Energy and Commerce Committee […]

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Volkswagen officially announces diesel fix should be revealed next month

Volkswagen’s really working around the clock to try and control the damage of their “Dieselgate” scandal and officially announced that a “fix” should be revealed sometime this month. The fix would apply to all of the cars under Volkswagen’s portfolios, powered and affected by the EA 189 EU5 turbodiesel engines affected by Dieselgate, though cars powered […]

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Report: Volkswagen to retrofit 11 million cars with fix for Dieselgate

Reuters reports of another follow-up to Volkswagen’s Dieselgate, where the People’s Car maker is said to be retrofitting some 11 million cars with a fix for the emissions cheat, found on millions of diesel-powered cars around the world. Customers with affected vehicles will basically be recalled to their dealers, though specifics as to what this […]

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Report: Volkswagen AG’s 3.0L TDI V6 under investigation for false emissions tests

Amid the controversy regarding Volkswagen’s infraction of dodging EPA emissions tests with their 2.0L TDI models, the EPA reportedly launched an investigation into Volkswagen’s other commonly used 3.0L TDI V6 in select Audis and Porsche Cayenne models. DetroitNews’ DC bureau chief, David Shepardson, tweeted the bit on his Twitter feed. According to the latest updates through […]

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Report: Volkswagen suspends sales in the US amid diesel controversy

Last week, a major report struck the news sphere regarding Volkswagen, who was accused of a huge infraction involving the Environmental Protection Agency’s test of emissions quality on Volkswagen’s TDI diesel models. Volkswagen AG was specifically accused of using altered software to allow certain turbodiesel models to “cheat” on their EPA emissions tests, leading to […]

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Report: Volkswagen AG is in trouble for cheating on EPA tests

Volkswagen AG is in some hot water after multiple sources report the German auto giant cheated on its EPA emissions test in America by installing black-hat evasive software on nearly a half-million diesel cars to evade emissions tests, according to the federal government. The Environmental Protection Agency cited VAG for installing software that infringed on the Clean Air Act, […]

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Report: Hyundai and Kia want to boost fuel economy by 25 percent

Hyundai and Kia are looking to redeem themselves after an issue with overstating fuel economy ratings for many of their recent models. In a new report from Reuters, Hyundai and Kia want to boost their fuel economy across the fleet by about 25 percent by 2020. They look to accomplish this from more advanced powertrains, less […]

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New Catalytic Converter Fits Saturn Ion - California Emissions CARB CA EPA
Peace Sports TPATV501 Muffler (EPA Style) 70cc, 110cc picture
Peace Sports TPATV501 Muffler (EPA Style) 70cc, 110cc
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New Catalytic Converter Fits Dodge Plymouth California Emissions CARB CA EPA
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New Catalytic Converter Fits Mazda Millenia California Emissions CARB CA EPA
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New Catalytic Converter Fits Hyundai Elantra California Emissions CARB CA EPA