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It’s still unclear: Who’s to blame for Dieselgate?

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http://driving.ca - Any scandal worth its 48-point headline will always require a heaping dose of apportioned blame, scapegoating seemingly as much a part of atonement as denial, anger and bargaining are for grief. The process is always the same.

Cheap Gas Is Hurting Electrified Vehicle Residual Values

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http://www.hybridcars.com - The residual value of hybrid and electric vehicles is reportedly dropping precipitously due to falling fuel prices. According to Kelley Blue Book, a combined residual value for 2016 model-year hybrids and EVs sold in January and February is projected at 29.5 percent after 36 months. That’s down 4.1 percent from a year ago.

GM Invests $148 Million in Spring Hill Manufacturing

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http://media.gm.com - General Motors will invest $148 million to repurpose flexible machining and assembly equipment at its Spring Hill Manufacturing plant to build V8 engines to meet market demand, retaining approximately 200 jobs.

GM Spends $148 Million to Boost Production of V-8 Engines for Trucks

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http://www.motortrend.com - General Motors will spend $148 million to enable the production of V-8 engines at its Spring Hill manufacturing plant in Tennessee. With the investment, the automaker can build more 6.2-liter V-8 engines for high-end trucks and SUVs.

GM Adds V-8 Manufacturing to Spring Hill Plant

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http://www.trucktrend.com - General Motors has announced the former Saturn plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, will add equipment to start producing 6.2L V-8s for use in the company’s truck and SUV models. Production of the engines at Spring Hill is slated to begin in spring 2016. Spring Hill joins plants in Tonawanda, New York, and St. Catharines, Ontario, that also build the 6.2L engine.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze EPA-Rated Up to 35 MPG Combined

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http://www.motortrend.com - A 2016 Chevrolet Cruze can achieve up to 35 mpg combined depending on vehicle configuration. The fuel economy spread for the 2016 Cruze ranges from 22-30/35-41/27-35 mpg city/highway/combined.

2016 Audi RS7 Performance First Drive: The 605-hp Extra-Awesome Version

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http://blog.caranddriver.com - We really, really like the Audi RS7—like, if we went to grade school with it, we’d pass it love notes until we ran out of paper. The RS7 is the ne plus ultra member of a lineup that also includes the A7 and S7 that earned spots on our 10Best Cars lists in 2012, 2013, and 2014—cars that remain our top picks in the curious luxury-four-door-coupe segment.