New diesel cars no better for environment than gasoline counterparts, German officials say

New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than gasoline vehicles, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying.

Ford to hire 700 staff to meet car demand at Russia plant

Ford's Russian joint venture plans to hire more than 700 workers at its plant in Elabuga to meet growing demand for models including the Kuga and Explorer SUVs and the Transit van.

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French probe alleges 2 million PSA cars had emissions-cheating software, report says

The French investigation into alleged emissions cheating by PSA and other automakers found suspect software had been used on almost 2 million vehicles sold by PSA, a report said.

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