Everything you need to know about the VW diesel-emissions scandal

General Motors and Toyota had their massive scandals. Now it’s Volkswagen’s turn. The company, which owns 70 percent of the U.S. passenger-car diesel market, is in major trouble for cheating on diesel-emissions tests. After years of promoting “Clean Diesel” as an alternative to hybrid and electric vehicles-the company even marched on Washington with a squadron of Audi TDI models-Volkswagen is stewing in its own toxic vapors. Here’s our handy guide … …read more

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2004 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti owned by Eric Clapton offered for sale

Although guitarist Eric Clapton’s appreciation of the Ferrari marque began in the wild and woolly era of postwar Grand Prix racing, his passion for roadgoing Ferraris was kindled by his great friend, the late Beatle guitarist George Harrison. As Clapton said in his 2007 autobiography Clapton, “One day in the late ’60s, he arrived at my house in a dark blue Ferrari 365GTC. I’d never seen one in the flesh before, and my heart melted. At that point, … …read more

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