Possibly lost in the diesel emissions scandal is the fact Volkswagen still makes gas-powered vehicles, and some rather efficient ones at that. As with many other manufacturers — Ford, Honda, Porsche and Mercedes-Benz among them — VW is choosing turbocharging as the replacement for gasoline displacement. And in today’s subject, the Jetta 1.4 TSI, it’s
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GERMAN carmaker Mercedes-Benz will recall 16 vehicles in China with defective clutches, according to China’s quality watchdog.The affected vehicles are 2016 A, GLA and CLA series, manufactured between Oct. 22, 2015 and Nov. 4, 2015, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said in a statement.Mercedes-Benz will also recall 12 vehicles, including 2015
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Volkswagen Group will pay $86 million in civil penalties to California after the state’s regulators helped to expose the company’s emissions scandal. The payment is part of the German automaker’s $603 million settlement with attorneys general for most U.S. states to settle consumer-protection claims over the company’s admission that it rigged nearly 600,000 diesel cars with
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