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EPA now testing every new diesel on the road

The agency wants to make sure cheaters can't rely on the same tactics that kicked off Volkswagen's scandal.

By November 9, 2015

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EPA says more VW, Audi and Porsche diesel models violate emissions rules

In a new filing today, the Environmental Protection Agency notified Volkswagen that it found software designed to defeat emissions testing in seven models using a 3-liter diesel engine.

By November 2, 2015

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​Fool me once: EPA to enhance emissions testing post VW scandal

US Environmental Protection Agency will use random spot checks to expose technologies that may allow cars to skirt emissions standards.

By September 25, 2015

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Chevrolet 2016 Volt's EPA label boasts 53-mile EV range

Chevy's second-generation Volt RE-EV improves both its stated electric and gasoline-powered efficiency.

By August 3, 2015

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Car Tech 101: Off-cycle technologies

Brian Cooley discusses why carmakers are seeking expanded US EPA credits for their progress in gaining efficiency in lesser known technologies like reflective glass and paint as well as cooled seats.

By March 8, 2016

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US admits a car can (soon) be its own driver (AutoComplete, Ep. 5)

US regulators embrace cars without steering wheels, and will Kia go gunning for the 3 Series? Plus, why weekend racers are freaked the EPA just killed their sport.

By February 11, 2016

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US admits a car can (soon) be its own driver (AutoComplete, Ep. 5)

US regulators embrace cars without steering wheels, and will Kia go gunning for the 3 Series? Plus, why weekend racers are freaked the EPA just killed their sport.

By February 10, 2016

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Volkswagen pulls diesels from 2016 model year lineup

In response to the scandal over its diesel car emissions, Volkswagen withdraws its application to the EPA to certify its 2016 model year diesel vehicles in the US.

By October 7, 2015

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Volkswagen, Audi accused of using software to cheat US diesel emissions tests

In an open letter to the automaker and an official release, the EPA claims that VW's diesels aren't as clean as you'd think.

By September 18, 2015

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A look inside the EPA's contentious MPG ratings (CNET On Cars, Episode 14)

You don't seem to buy MPG ratings anymore; we'll look into how they are done. We also drive the 2013 Audi S7, find out what happened to the hidden headlight, and list the Top 5 reasons for self-driving cars.

By March 24, 2013