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VW Diesel Settlement Gains Final Approval From Regulators

Federal and California environmental regulators have given final approval to Volkswagen's plan to fix or buy back about half of the diesel cars involved in its emissions scandal, which includes an additional $153 million payment to that state.

EPA Retains 2025 Emissions Targets

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed leaving in place its emissions standards for light-duty vehicles through 2025 in a move that's expected to face opposition from automakers.

How Much Does Driving Style Affect MPG?

We conducted three tests using an in-vehicle data logger with surprising results — and some questions on whether one car’s computer is telling the truth on fuel economy.

National Car Rental Fined Nearly $500K for Diesel Idling Violations

On numerous occasions in 2006 and 2007, EPA investigators observed the shuttle buses that carry passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car locations idling excessively at Logan International in Boston, Mass. and Bradley International near Hartford, Conn.