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NHTSA review of Tesla’s Autopilot sees positive outcome

NHTSA review of Tesla’s Autopilot sees positive outcome

The government’s safety officials initiated an investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot suite following the fatal crash inside a Model S from May 2016 – but as it turns out, Tesla cars are now safer than ever. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found no evidence of safety related issues with […]

Europe: Volkswagen could be hit by probe in Spain as well

Europe: Volkswagen could be hit by probe in Spain as well

Spain’s public prosecutor has called upon the country’s High Court to start a probe into German automaker Volkswagen AG following the massive scandal stemming from the company’s purposely cheating of diesel emissions tests, reports Reuters. The public prosecutor called in the investigation because the automaker might have committed fraud, including […]

Europe: local VW headquarters raided by French police

Europe: local VW headquarters raided by French police

French police have searched the VW local offices, announced over the weekend the Paris Prosecutor’s office, with the raid conducted as part of the investigation stemming from the revelation of the carmaker’s cheating on emissions tests. Volkswagen’s main French office in Villers-Cotterets northeast of Paris and another location at Roissy […]

US: FTC also initiates probe of VW diesel cheating

US: FTC also initiates probe of VW diesel cheating

The US Federal Trade Commission has decided to start a probe into Volkswagen AG’s usage of advertising claims for autos that were presented as “clean diesels, ” while they were actually equipped with illegal software that cheated on emissions tests. Justin Cole, a spokesman for the agency, has announced the […]