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EPA: VW Guilty of Second Violation for V-6 Diesels, Including VW, Porsche, and Audi TDIs

The Environmental Protection Agency has accused Volkswagen of violating the Clean Air Act a second time as it named six late-model vehicles, including those from Audi and Porsche, with so-called “defeat device” software designed to skirt federal emissions laws.<p>The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI, 2015 …

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Putin Officials Said to Admit Real Syria Goal Is Far Broader

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Tesla Model X gets more autonomous driving features

Plus Multiple Ride Height Modes And Independent Door Control<p>The Tesla Model X all-electric crossover will have no shortage of bells and whistles. Already, the California-based automaker is releasing details about its firmware 7.0 software features, <i>Teslarati</i> says. And given that updates will be able …

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New Cars for 2016: BMW


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Canon PowerShot G3 X review

With a 1-inch sensor and 24x zoom, the PowerShot G3 X is an excellent mega-zoom camera worthy of enthusiasts.<p>With a 1-inch sensor and 24x zoom, the …


Shootout: The Canon 35mm f/1.4L II Versus the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 ART

I recently did a shootout to compare the image quality of the new $1,799 Canon 35mm f/1.4L II against the $899 Sigma 35mm f/1.4 ART. Unlike most …


Reports State Canon Working on a 24-70mm f2.8 L IS Lens

Canon’s lineup of lenses currently includes both a 24-70mm f4 L IS and a 24-70mm f2.8 L USM–but no f2.8 version with IS built in. There were rumors …

Vladimir Putin orders ground troops to Syria after Obama’s use of moderate rebels flops

Vladimir Putin views the Syrian army and its Iranian allies as incapable of defeating the Islamic State in Syria, prompting the Russian president to …

Iran's president on '60 Minutes': US-Iran enmity eased, but 'we cannot forget the past'

But Rouhani told CBS' "60 Minutes" program that despite the nuclear agreement, "the distance, the disagreements, the lack of trust, will not go away soon."<p>The United States and Iran have been at odds since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution. Deep differences remain over Middle East conflicts, as well …

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Iran desperate for nuclear deal dividend as economy stagnates

“Don’t buy cars; prices will go down!” “No to new cars,” blare the headlines in an Iranian social media campaign that some government officials blame …

Putin’s consistency on Syria has Washington fuming

Whether it's the latest neocon claim that the way to ‘help’ refugees is to drop more bombs and train more Al-Qaeda-linked rebels, or the …

Putin's Damascus Steal

This year, Moscow is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Operation Kavkaz, the Soviet military intervention on behalf of Egypt in the 1969–70 …

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