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German car maker Volkswagen was hit with additional environmental penalties in California in the latest chapter in the 'dieselgate' scandal

Report: German Carmakers May Have Colluded on Diesel Systems

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s carmakers VW, BMW, Audi, Porsche may have colluded to fix the prices of diesel emissions treatment systems using industry committees, German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday.

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Think Progress Editor Mocks Audi for Equal Pay Super Bowl Ad

The editor of Think Progress, the publication of the progressive Center for American Progress, slammed Audi on Sunday for pandering to feminists by airing a Super Bowl ad advocating gender pay equality while its board of directors is all male.

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Watch: 5 Most Politicized Super Bowl Ads

Super Bowl LI on Sunday night was as close to a politics-free experience as a football fan could have hoped for, with even halftime performer Lady Gaga eschewing political talk in favor of high-energy showmanship — but several big-name brands couldn’t help but include overt political messaging in their Big Game advertising.

Tesla offered SolarCity between $26.50 and $28.50 a share, depending on a volume-weighted five-day average price of Tesla shares

Tesla: Best-Loved Brand, Lowest-Tier Reliability

Consumer Reports found that a higher percentage of Tesla owners than any other car company would buy another Tesla, while the same publication rated Tesla a dismal number 25 out 29 car makers in reliability.

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Super Bowl 50 Commercials: Best and Worst

For a lot of those watching Sunday evening’s Super Bowl 50, the commercial breaks offered more excitement than the on-field matchup between Peyton Manning’s Broncos and Cam Newton’s Panthers. Check out some of the best and worst Super Bowl 50 spots.

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CEO Resigns as VW Scandal Could Cost up to $30B

CEO Martin Winterkorn just stepped down as CEO of VW Group after the company admitted that for the last 6 years they had installed sensor “defeat device” software to reduce emissions readings by up to 98 percent in 500,000 diesel-powered cars sold in the United States.

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Consumer Electronics Show Opens with Focus on Cars

Consumer Electronics Show 2015 opened Monday morning in Las Vegas to throngs of the digerati hoping to get a peek at the latest technology trends and styles. Unlike shows in the past that featured connected gadgets and media, this year’s focus seems to be on the automobile as the ultimate connected consumer electronics platform.