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Regulators reject Volkswagen plan to fix 3.0L diesel vehicles

Regulators reject Volkswagen plan to fix 3.0L diesel vehicles When Volkswagen announced its massive buyback operation last month, the company sounded an optimistic note that it would be able to field a fix for its entire fleet of vehicles.According to the letters, VW has failed to provide a remedy plan that would address the underlying problems with its noncompliant systems.

How Audi worked the V6 diesel emissions cheat: a 22-minute timer

How Audi worked the V6 diesel emissions cheat: a 22-minute timer These are the engines supplied by Audi for use on the Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne, and VW Touareg models.While VW has reached terms to compensate owners of four-cylinder VW-Audi diesels (below), for about 85,000 owners of 3.

VW diesels owners say, ‘We’ll take the buyback, not the repair’

VW diesels owners say, ‘We’ll take the buyback, not the repair’ The majority of the half-million owners of VW diesels with emissi ons problems want Volkswagen to buy the cars back, then they’ll move on to a different car.If you discount the ribbing VW owners may be getting from their friends, the repair/buyback program works out well for the owners and leaseholders.

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.Meanwhile, Asian brands led by Lexus and Toyota took seven of the top 10 spots along with Buick (!

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.They do look cool, but owners’ ratings pushed the Model X into the 10-worst-models ranking and dragged Tesla down to 25 of 29 brands.

Die-hard PC gamer gets ‘Doom II’ up and running on a Porsche 911 dashboard

Die-hard PC gamer gets ‘Doom II’ up and running on a Porsche 911 dashboard Software engineer Matt Swarthout is pushing the limits of automotive tech with a new hack that delivers a playable version of Doom II on the dashboard of one of the most expensive cars on the market.All you need is an original CD-ROM copy of Doom II, a flash drive … and a $200,000 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet.

Porsche’s new Panamera sports sedan gets a high-voltage flagship model

Porsche’s new Panamera sports sedan gets a high-voltage flagship model And for the first time in the company’s history, a top-spec model is powered by a gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrain.In hindsight, the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid is the model Porsche was referring to when it promised the 918 Spyder’s tech features would trickle down to production cars.

Porsche Design’s sleek 2-in-1 Windows 10 PC boasts detachable keyboard

Porsche Design’s sleek 2-in-1 Windows 10 PC boasts detachable keyboard During the Mobile World Congress 2017 show in Barcelona, Spain, Porsche Design Computing revealed the Book One 2-in-1 device sporting Windows 10 Pro.The Porsche Design branding resides at the top of the tablet and along the bottom edge of the screen.

BAC wants to take on Ferrari and Porsche with its own hybrid supercar

BAC wants to take on Ferrari and Porsche with its own hybrid supercar The Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), the small British firm that gave us the marvelously minimalist Mono, is about to take things up a notch.Many current Mono owners have at least one of that holy trinity, according to the Briggs brothers.

A boy comes home with a car.

A boy comes home with a car. How For Honor was meant to be played 11 mns agoFunnyjunk is more popular than facebook and fox news now 12 mns agoBREATH OF THE WILD GLITCHES 14 mns agoMuh face muh beautiful face 18 mns agoMaybe he is reading her a scary story.21 mns agoWhy are police dogs the only service animal?

Porsche’s 911 GT3 has the one thing car fans have been longing for

Porsche’s 911 GT3 has the one thing car fans have been longing for When it unveiled the last 911 GT3 about four years ago, Porsche ditched the manual transmission option amid howls of protests from car enthusiasts.Unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 regains a manual transmission, indicating that even Porsche is no match for the collective will of angry car fans.

Get ready for the most insane Porsche 911 yet — there’s a new GT2 on the way

Get ready for the most insane Porsche 911 yet — there’s a new GT2 on the way And now we’re getting rumors of an RSR-derived mid-engined Porsche 911 — if the German automaker bends to the whims of its customers.More: The Manual Porsche 911 GT3 Is Back There’s one more bit of good news for 911 fans: Porsche has confirmed its GT2 will return as the bonkers performance machine we know and love.

Techart celebrates spring with a 711-hp Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet

Techart celebrates spring with a 711-hp Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet Currently, the most powerful convertible Porsche 911 available new from the factory is the Turbo S, which packs 580 horsepower.Introduced just in time for spring, Techart’s GTstreet R Cabriolet is billed as a street-legal race car suitable for daily use.

Porsche's cash bonanza for every employee will make you wish you worked there

Porsche's cash bonanza for every employee will make you wish you worked there And there, Porsche is providing a whole new level of comfortably paid employment — every single one of the company's 21,000 employees is set to receive a massive €9,111 bonus, as The Drive reports.So rather than piling all that extra money at that top of the corporate totem pole, Porsche decided to reward its thousands of workers.

Porsche and Huawei announce llaborative smartphone

Porsche and Huawei announce llaborative smartphone The PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 9 is a limited edition smartphone combining Porsche Design’s signature brand aesthetic with Huawei’s ‘mobile engineering expertise’, which according to the makers gives users “unprecedented luxury and performance in the palm of their hand.This design process dates all the way back to 1963, when Porsche founder Ferdinand Alexander Porsche designed the iconic Porsche 911.

Porsche’s 2017 919 Hybrid aims to keep Le Mans winning streak going

Porsche’s 2017 919 Hybrid aims to keep Le Mans winning streak going With Volkswagen Group cousin Audi out, Porsche is now the dominant force in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and its signature race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans.In 2017, Porsche is looking to extend its record number of Le Mans wins to 19, and the defend the WEC drivers’ manufacturers’ titles.

Porsche lends engineering know-how to running shoes in collaboration with Adidas

Porsche lends engineering know-how to running shoes in collaboration with Adidas It’s not every day that a car manufacturer designs a running shoe.The Bounce S4 Lux is the brainchild of Adidas and Porsche Design.

Don’t show this Porsche-style ridesharing video to your Uber or Lyft driver

Don’t show this Porsche-style ridesharing video to your Uber or Lyft driver If we’re to believe everything in the “Car Sharing, Porsche Style” video, three groups of rideshare passengers unknowingly got into a 2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo driven by a race car driver, as reported by Motor Authority.At first, the passengers aren’t sure they are supposed to get in the car when it shows up.

Porsche and Microsoft team up for Forza partnership

Porsche and Microsoft team up for Forza partnership The six-year partnership will allow Turn 10 and Porsche “to collaborate on a suite of co-branded initiatives,” wrote Turn 10 Studio Head Alan Hartman on Microsoft’s Windows blog.The partnership’s first fruit is a double whammy, starting with Porsche’s first ever esports sponsorship, according to the post: the Forza Racing Championship (ForzaRC) Season 3, dubbed “The Porsche Cup.