Judge Approves Record $14.7 Billion Volkswagen Settlement

A U.S. federal judge has authorized Volkswagen AG to pay a record-setting $14.7 billion to resolve the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in the northwestern city of San Francisco, California signed an order Tuesday that
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SUVs Dominate at New York Auto Show

VOA Tina Trinh Whether classic or futuristic, the cars at the New York International Auto Show are nothing canadian pharmacy in spring hill fl if not flashy. As automakers unveiled the latest models to get consumers revved up, the theme this (more...)

It’s Time to Find Your Next… at the 2016 Philadelphia Auto Show

Celebrating its 115th year, new vehicles, features and attractions enhance the Philly Auto Show experience for attendees East Norriton, Pa., The Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia (ADAGP) is proud to announce the return of the Philadelphia Auto Show to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Jan. 30 to Feb. 7. The 2016 Philadelphia Auto Show returns for its 115th year with a 700,000-square-foot display floor featuring (more...)

Toyota Displays a Mirai-Based Research Vehicle with Satellite Communications Function

At the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Toyota is displaying a research vehicle based on the Mirai fuel cell vehicle which is equipped with satellite communications technology from Kymeta, a U.S.-based company that is the world’s leader in flat-panel antenna technology. Toyota is working to enhance its (more...)

Be cautious when shopping for a car at salvage yards

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today urged Commonwealth residents to be cautious when considering the purchase of a motor vehicle from salvage yards or automobile repair businesses. These businesses are often where consumers find cheap vehicles advertised for sale. General Kane said it is important to note that these vehicles in (more...)

2015’s Most and Least Risky States for Drivers’ Wallets – WalletHub Report

With the lowest gas prices the U.S. has seen in six years and favorable interest rates driving auto sales that are expected to break records in 2015, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015's Most and Least Risky States for Drivers’ Wallets. What kind (more...)

Considering Life Without Owning a Car

By Jason Alderman Most baby boomers couldn't envision their early adult years without a car. However, times are changing and younger commuters are leading the way. According to an October study (http://uspirg.org/reports/usp/millennials-motion) by U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) and the Frontier Group, millennials – those born between 1983 (more...)

How to Pay Less for a New Car

By Jason Alderman Late last year, my wife and I were in the unenviable position of needing to shop for a new car, since the used car lease I'd assumed was about to expire. I knew it would probably have to last until my kids were well into college, so I (more...)

MADD’s Has Strengthened Drunk Driving Laws in 24 States

Ignition interlock laws protect the public and stop drunk driving When Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) launched its Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® in the fall of 2006, one state, New Mexico, had an all-offender ignition interlock law. Since then, 23 states have passed all-offender ignition interlock legislation. The Campaign (more...)

0.4% of Workers Commute by Bike in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania had 0.4% percent of commuters bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. “Through efforts to increase local transportation options many U.S. cities, have contributed to the increase the (more...)

Drivers Being Pulled Over, Asked For DNA Samples

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas has reported alarming news last week, where uniformed federal contractors were setting roadblocks and stopping random citizens on the road, pulling them over to the side to check their breath, saliva and take a blood test. The drivers were offered a $10 for a cheek-swab DNA (more...)

Important Changes to Allowed Translation Services

The Bureau of Driver Licensing is pleased to announce the availability of the driver knowledge test in eight (8) additional languages. All driver knowledge tests are being made available in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Hindi, Korean, Russian, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. This is in addition to the previously available English and (more...)

EU, U.S. Coordinating Electric Vehicle, Smart Grid Development

Celebrating the launch of the Electric Vehicle–Smart Grid Interoperability Center at Argonne National Laboratory, outside of Chicago, are (from left) Giovanni De Santi, director of the European Commission’s Institute for Energy and Transport; Dominique Ristori, director-general of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre; Phyllis Yoshida, (more...)

Electric Cars Advance in U.S. as Tesla Motors Repays Loan Early

Cleaner vehicles are part of the federal government’s comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, build “clean” industries and reduce the nation’s dependence on imported oil, the Department of Energy says. White House National Security Advisor Tom Donilon said in April that U.S. energy-related greenhouse gas emissions (more...)

BMW X4 Sport Activity Coupe Concept Would Debut Next Year

BMW confirmed that its long-awaited Concept X4 crossover would debut next year and will be introduces the at the Shanghai Motor Show later this month. "The face of the concept is an attractive blend of the current 3 Series sedan and the X3, while the roofline has (more...)

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