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What a gas: Using water and air to run a car

Researchers at Audi are making synthetic diesel fuel using only water and air. Miracle? No. Science.

The German automaker announced it has created the first batch of liquid "e-diesel" at a research facility in Dresden. The clear fuel is produced…

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Ford's 1Q net income falls on strong dollar, lower sales

Ford's net income fell 6.5 percent to $924 million in the first quarter, hurt by lower sales and the impact of a stronger U.S. dollar.

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GM ignition switch death toll rises to 90

Families of at least 90 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the automaker.

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Tesla stock charges ahead on home battery hopes

After a rough few months, Tesla's stock has finally finished recharging. Shares surged more than 7% Monday thanks to some bullish comments from analysts. And the stock is now up 5% for the year.

It's been a big comeback for Tesla, which at one point…

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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech resigns

The chairman of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piech, has resigned.

The German car maker said Saturday that Piech had resigned because an environment of trust "no longer exists" within the company's board.

Volkswagen has been dealing with a period of turmoil…

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GM's Mary Barra makes way more than last guy in the job

GM is turning gender pay inequality on its head.

Mary Barra, first female CEO of GM, got paid $16.2 million for 2014, which is 78% more than her male predecessor Dan Akerson.

Akerson's pay had been limited by the fact that GM executive pay was…

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Tesla's Elon Musk didn't take a salary in 2014

Billionaire Elon Musk is working for free. Sort of.

The Tesla chief executive's total compensation package in 2014 was $35,360, according to a regulatory filing. That would only get you half way to buying a Tesla Model S.

But the founder of the…

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Fiat Chrysler recalling 58,833 manual Jeeps and Dodge Vipers

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 58,833 older cars and SUVs with manual transmissions.

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