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Former Audi chief on trial in Volkswagen’s scandal

FRANKFURT: The former head of Volkswagen’s Audi luxury car division and three others went on trial Wednesday on charges related to the company’s cheating on diesel car emissions tests. The proceedings represent the first criminal trial in Germany over the scandal that erupted five years ago and has cost the ...

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Audi’s new feature helps drivers avoid red light

BERLIN: Easing lives for people and helping them avoid traffic frustration and red lights, automaker Audi has decided to introduce a system that automatically suggests speed for the driver. German automobile manufacturer Audi cars were already able to tell a person how long a red light will last, but now ...

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Victim of Birmingham crash was drug dealer

BIRMINGHAM: One of the victims of the Birmingham crash that killed six people has been identified as a drug dealer who had only recently been freed from prison. Kasar Jehangir, 25, had served time for leading police on a 130mph chase in which heroin was thrown from an Audi, similar ...

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Volkswagen Earnings Rise in Stronger European Economy

FRANKFURT: Volkswagen’s profit more than doubled in the second quarter as the German carmaker benefited from a growing European economy and moved past one-time costs for its diesel emissions scandal in the U.S. After-tax profit rose to 3.2 billion euros ($3.7 billion) from 1.2 billion in the same quarter a ...

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Audi to recall 850,000 diesel cars to update emissions software

FRANKFURT: Luxury car maker Audi has launched a recall for up to 850,000 diesel-fuelled cars to update vehicle software controlling emissions in a bid to avoid potential driving bans, it said on Friday. The service is also being offered to Porsche- and Volkswagen- branded cars using the same six- and ...

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Street protests in Bradford after police shoot drug dealer dead

BRADFORD: The shooting of an alleged drug dealer gunned down by police on the M62 has sparked street protests overnight. More than 100 people shut down Leeds Road in Bradford as they chanted anti-police slogans and accused officers of murdering Yassar Yaqub, 28, on Monday evening. Many wore scarves or balaclavas ...

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Audi to produce just one US diesel model after emissions scandal

BERLIN: Luxury German auto brand Audi envisions the potential of just one diesel model in its US product mix in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal that has embroiled its parent company Volkswagen, according to Audi’s US head. “Once we hopefully get past everything, I see an opportunity to ...

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