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Weekly Diesel Prices Fall Once Again

After rising for two weeks in a row, the average price of diesel fuel dropped again, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.

On Oct. 5, the City of Oakland filled its first truck with renewable diesel. Pictured from left are: Richard Battersby, equipment services manager, City of Oakland; Pat O'Keefe, president/CEO of Nexgen Fuels; and Neville Fernandes, general manager, Neste USA. Photo courtesy of PRNewsFoto/Golden Gate Petroleum

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Oakland Moves to Renewable Diesel for City Fleet

The City of Oakland, Calif., is the third Northern California municipality to announce its move to fuel diesel-powered fleet vehicles with renewable diesel.

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Volkswagen Diesels Showing Higher Depreciation

Volkswagen's diesel models have lost their value in the auction lanes at a much sharper rate than comparable gasoline models since revelations came to light that the company had included a software cheat in the vehicles to beat emissions tests.

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Volkswagen's U.S. CEO Apologizes to Congress

Michael Horn, Volkswagen's president and CEO in the U.S., apologized to members of the U.S. Congress on Oct. 8 for selling cars that included a software cheat designed to defeat federal diesel emissions testing.

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Volkswagen to Launch Massive Diesel Recall in January

Volkswagen AG will launch a recall in January of its diesel-powered cars that included cheat software designed to defeat emissions testing in a scandal that's expected to have a wide-ranging impact on one of the largest global automakers.

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VW CEO Vows to 'Overcome This Crisis'

Volkswagen's new leader promised that the company will survive a scandal over its gaming of U.S. diesel emissions standards and said a technical solution is imminent for owners of the affected vehicles.

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Fleets with Diesel VWs Evaluating Next Move

Several fleets with a significant number of diesel-powered Volkswagen vehicles are taking a closer look at how to move forward following revelations that the cars contain software designed to cheat federal emissions standards.

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Volkswagen to 'Refit' 11M Diesel Vehicles

Volkswagen AG will ask the owners of 11 million vehicles that include emissions cheat software to report to dealerships to have their vehicles "refit" to correct the problem, the company announced Sept. 29.

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VW Diesel Scores Suspended By Energy Efficiency Group

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has suspended providing Green Scores for Volkswagen's diesel vehicles until further notice in the wake of the automaker's diesel scandal, the council announced.

Photo of 2015 Golf TDI engine courtesy of VW.

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EPA Broadens Diesel Emissions Testing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will implement additional testing of diesel vehicles designed to uncover potential software algorithms used to evade federal emissions standards, the agency announced Sept. 25.

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