CAIF hopes to put a dent in used auto market

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VietStock FI English 1 week(s) ago

The independent industry body representing Cambodia’s authorised automobile distributors launched a consumer awareness campaign yesterday aimed at informing the public of the risks of purchasing second-hand cars on the local grey market, which it said reduces government tax revenue while flooding the streets with predominately American imports that void dealership warranty and service guarantees.

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German automakers to recall 630,000 cars over emissions irregularities

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German automakers to recall 630,000 cars over emissions irregularities

Around 630,000 Audi, Mercedes, Opel, Porsche and Volkswagen cars are to be recalled in Europe owing to irregularities in their emissions values, a German government source told AFP on Friday.

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Volkswagen sued for $3.7 billion in Germany over diesel scandal

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Volkswagen sued for $3.7 billion in Germany over diesel scandal

Volkswagen AG is being sued for 3.3 billion euros ($3.7 billion) over the cover-up of its polluting diesel engines, its biggest legal challenge in Germany after a wave of lawsuits in the U.S. centered on the scandal.

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Volkswagen's top U.S. executive steps down amid ongoing probe

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Volkswagen's top U.S. executive steps down amid ongoing probe

Volkswagen AG's top U.S. executive is stepping down nearly six months after the German automaker admitted to installing software to allow 580,000 diesel U.S. vehicles to emit excess emissions, the company said on Wednesday.

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German, French prosecutors widen net in VW emissions probe

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German, French prosecutors widen net in VW emissions probe

The net widened on Tuesday in the investigation into the massive emissions-cheating scandal at auto giant Volkswagen, with German prosecutors adding more suspects to their list, while France launched a probe of its own.

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Magician faces fine for driving car while blindfolded

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Magician faces fine for driving car while blindfolded

VietNamNet Bridge – Many passers-by in Hanoi saw a young man drive a Volkswagen Convertible with his head covered with a black bag. The driver is a street magician who was performing.

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Police claim to be powerless to stop car ‘magic trick’

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Police claim to be powerless to stop car ‘magic trick’

A video clip featuring a young man driving a car with his head blindfolded by a black bag on a Hanoi street has been severely criticised. Yet Hanoi’s police have made the puzzling claim there is no legislation to deal with dangerous driving.

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VW to recall 680,000 cars in US over faulty airbags

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VW to recall 680,000 cars in US over faulty airbags

Embattled German auto giant Volkswagen is having to recall 680,000 cars in the United States owing to possible faulty airbags supplied by Japanese maker Takata, a company spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Toyota keeps top global automaker crown in 2015

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Toyota keeps top global automaker crown in 2015

Toyota kept its title as the world's biggest automaker on Wednesday as it announced global sales of 10.15 million vehicles last year, outpacing scandal-hit Volkswagen and US rival General Motors.

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India auto parts maker Pricol eyes Vietnam for expansion: report

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Indian company Pricol, which makes components for automakers like General Motors and Volkswagen, plans to set up a plant in Vietnam next year as part of its global expansion plans, an Indian newspaper has reported.

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Renault recall and new VW charges

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French carmaker Renault will recall more than 15,000 vehicles to bring their engines into line with emissions standards. As Hayley Platt reports, the news emerged after South Korea said it plans to file a criminal complaint against a local Volkswagen chief over the emissions scandal at the German automaker.

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Volkswagen CEO “very satisfied” with 9.9 million cars sold in 2015

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Volkswagen CEO says he is satisfied with 2015 earnings and anticipates the new product line will help maintain profits despite a lingering auto emissions scandal.

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Volkswagen exec apologizes to Americans for scandal

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Volkswagen's head of brand has apologized to Americans for the emissions scandal. Herbert Diess was speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Bloomberg's Hans Nichols reports on "Countdown."

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Volkswagen to start recalls in France in February

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Volkswagen to start recalls in France in February

German auto giant Volkswagen, still reeling from its massive pollution cheating scandal, will begin recalling some 940,000 vehicles in France in February, VW Group France President Jacques Rivoal said on Sunday.

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Toyota tops insurance institute's safest-car list

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Toyota, Honda and Volkswagen had the most models rated among the safest U.S. vehicles in a year-end review by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Bloomberg's Shery Ahn reports on "First Up."

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