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Slain hiker's wife testifies in first day of Marin murder trial

San Rafael - Slain yoga teacher Steve Carter sent a text message to his wife moments before he was murdered on a Marin County hiking trail last year, according to testimony heard Monday at the start of a murder case against two West Coast drifters.

Judge gives Volkswagen one more month to settle diesel fix

San Francisco - Volkswagen missed its deadline today to present an agreement to fix diesel emission problems affecting over half-a-million cars in the United States.

Das illegal: VW sued by U.S. in emissions scandal

Washington - Volkswagen officially received notice of a lawsuit by the Feds on Monday for its alleged role in the illegal installation of emissions-disabling devices in 600,000 diesel vehicles.

VW scandal prompts Germany to toughen approval rules

Berlin - Germany's transport minister said Sunday that in the wake of the Volkswagen emission cheating scandal, major automakers would have to disclose their engine software to state regulators.

New sales of VW cars down 2.0% in Germany in November

Frankfurt - The number of new Volkswagen cars registered in Germany declined by 2.0 percent in November, but VW remained the biggest-selling brand in its home country, official data showed on Wednesday. New registrations of VW cars declined by 2.

VW says 'around 50' witnesses have come forward in internal probe

Frankfurt Am Main - Around 50 employees of German auto giant Volkswagen have come forward to testify in the group's internal probe into a massive pollution-cheating scandal, a spokesman said on Tuesday.

Volkswagen cuts $1 billion in spending amid scandal

Still reeling from the Dieselgate scandal, Volkswagen had set aside $7.3 billion to recover. That may not be enough. The company recently decided to cut its capital investments by $1.1 billion, or about 8 percent of the total.

Op-Ed: Easy decision day; EIA crude oil inventories rise

Many Fed policymakers have been saying they will raise interest rates since March, but there are also doves among the Fed, arguing against rate hikes.

Op-Ed: Black Monday's 28th anniversary

Twenty-eight years ago Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average crashed; a one day loss of 508 points, or 22.6 percent, down to 1,738 on what is now referred to as Black Monday. It was by far the largest one-day percentage drop in US stock market history.

French police raid Volkswagen offices over emissions scandal

Paris - Police have raided Volkswagen's French headquarters over an investigation into the massive pollution-cheating scandal that has engulfed the German auto giant, a judicial source said Sunday.

Op-Ed: No COLA increase coming for Social Security recipients

The government announced there will be no cost-of-living (COLA) increase in their benefits next year. The difference would mean an average of a little more than $500 a year in Social Security benefits.

'Fewer than 10' targeted in VW probe: German prosecutors

Frankfurt - German prosecutors said Friday they had identified fewer than 10 suspects in the massive pollution-cheating scandal that has engulfed Volkswagen, as the auto giant announced a drop in worldwide sales.

VW to recall 8.5 mn vehicles in Europe as Italian police raid offices

Frankfurt - Volkswagen said Thursday it will recall a total of 8.5 million diesel vehicles Europe-wide as police raided the carmaker's office in Italy and those of its sports car unit Lamborghini over a global pollution-cheating scandal.

'Dozens of managers' involved in VW's pollution cheating: Report

Berlin - Volkswagen's pollution cheating programme was developed by dozens of managers, not just a handful of individuals as the company has suggested, news site Spiegel Online reported Wednesday.

Scandal-hit VW to cut investment by 1 bn euros a year

Frankfurt - German auto giant Volkswagen said Tuesday it would slash its annual investment budget by one billion euros ($1.13 billion) for its main VW brand in the wake of the pollution-cheating scandal.

Police raid VW headquarters as probe mounts in Germany, US

Berlin - German police swooped on Volkswagen's headquarters, carrying away files and hard disks as the investigation into a massive pollution cheating scandal expanded on both sides of the Atlantic.

Op-Ed: This week, companies begin reporting third quarter results

Tomorrow afternoon the Fed will release the minutes of their September FOMC meeting where the Fed did not raise interest rates. That decision has been described as a close call. Tomorrow we’ll get a better idea just how close.

US Volkswagen chief admits knew of emissions problem in 2014

Washington - Volkswagen's US chief revealed he knew more than a year ago that the group's cars possibly breached pollution rules, as he prepared to apologize Thursday before Congress over the massive scandal.

France joins worldwide probes into Volkswagen scandal

Paris - Adding to a raft of investigations worldwide, Paris prosecutors have launched a preliminary investigation into possible fraud over the pollution-cheating software installed in diesel engines by German auto giant Volkswagen, a judicial source said Frida...

Volkswagen scandal puts EU lobbying under spotlight

Brussels - Scandal-hit Volkswagen has for years hired a cadre of lobbyists in the EU capital of Brussels who work intensely behind-the-scenes to influence policy and secure European regulation with a lighter touch.

VW says probe into pollution scam to take months

Frankfurt - Embattled auto giant Volkswagen said Thursday an investigation it has commissioned into its massive pollution cheating scandal would take several months, as Australia became the latest country to warn the company it could face huge fines.

VW draws up refit plan for cars in pollution scam

Frankfurt - Volkswagen revealed Tuesday it had drawn up a plan to refit millions of vehicles in a worldwide pollution-cheating scam, as its new chief vowed to act ruthlessly to overcome the "severest test" in the car giant's history.

Germany launches criminal probe against VW's ex-CEO

Frankfurt - German prosecutors on Monday announced a criminal probe against Volkswagen's former boss Martin Winterkorn as VW group carmakers Audi and Skoda said more than three million of their vehicles were fitted with software designed to dupe emission tests.

Op-Ed: Volkswagen — Hitler’s cars and gas emissions

Berlin - World War 2 killed Hitler, but couldn’t kill Volkswagen. The famous bug was a much loved first car for a generation, a hippie car, a commuter’s dream, economic, and better value than the chrome monsters. Now, it’s an example of corporate insanity.

New Volkswagen boss tries to drag carmarker out of scandal

Berlin - Volkswagen's new boss began trying to pull the embattled carmaker out of the wreckage of a pollution test rigging scandal Saturday, as the United States and Switzerland banned the sale of the group's new diesel cars.

VW stocks close 4.32% down on widening pollution scandal

Berlin - Stocks in Volkswagen ends the week 4.32 percent down, as a scandal that erupted a week ago over devices fitted by the carmaker to cheat emissions tests widened with probes worldwide.The share closed at 107.

VW shares slump 4%, reversing early gains as crisis deepens

Berlin - Volkswagen shares slumped 4 percent in mid-afternoon trade Friday, wiping out earlier gains, as Germany's transport minister said 2.8 million vehicles in the carmarker's home turf were also fitted with emissions rigging devices.

Fearing loss of TTIP deal, car industry buried U.S. safety report

The auto industry is accused of withholding a report showing U.S. cars are not as safe as European vehicles, for fear that the findings would scuttle the drive to unify safety standards as part of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal.

Porsche chief Mueller favourite to be VW's new CEO

Frankfurt - Matthias Mueller, head of luxury sportscar maker Porsche, looks set to take the steering wheel at scandal-hit Volkswagen, replacing Martin Winterkorn who stepped down two days ago.

Porsche chief Mueller to take the wheel at VW: Report

Frankfurt - The head of German luxury sports car maker Porsche, Matthias Mueller, has been picked to succeed Martin Winterkorn as the chief executive of scandal-battered auto giant Volkswagen, the business daily Handelsblatt reported on Thursday.
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Wolfgang Paul Loofs bought a new Beetle in 1955 and used it to travel the world...three times.
Wolfgang Paul Loofs bought a new Beetle in 1955 and used it to travel the world...three times.
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Paul Loofs' 1955 Beetle being loaded onto one of the many ships Loofs took between continents on his three trips around the world.
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The 2013 Volkswagen CC 2.0T
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Paul Loofs 58 years after buying a 1955 Beetle with the intention of driving from Alaska to Chile. After taking it around the world three times, he sold it to Volkswagen Canada for airfare back to his Trail, B.C. home.
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Paul holding the photo of the meeting with his brother Helmut in South America on his first trip.
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Paul Loofs (right) and his brother Helmut on Paul s second trip around the world.
Paul Loofs (right) and his brother Helmut on Paul's second trip around the world.
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The Volkswagen Reduce Speed Dial experiment aimed to disrupt parents' behaviour. Photo shows speed dials designed by children.
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Prior to the media preview days of the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen AG, updates the media on Volkswagen Group's plan for the coming years.
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