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    • The Volkswagen Scandal
    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Joel Richards
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
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    A shocking exposé of Volkswagen's fraud by the New York Times reporter who covered the scandal. In mid-2015 Volkswagen proudly reached its goal of surpassing Toyota as the world's largest automaker. A few months later, the EPA disclosed that Volkswagen had installed software in 11 million cars that deceived emissions-testing mechanisms. By early 2017 VW had settled with American regulators and car owners for $20 billion, with additional lawsuits still looming.

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    • Excellent recap of VW, its structure and culture

    • By Northern IN Mark on 05-27-17

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    • Europe Moves Toward Normalcy as Central Bank Shifts Guidance

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    FRANKFURT, Germany — Political instability in a heavily indebted Eurozone country. The prospect of a trade war with the United States. Stock market turmoil.

    "Europe Moves Toward Normalcy as Central Bank Shifts Guidance" is from the March 08, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Bailout of Italy's Oldest Bank Will Test European Too-Big-To-Fail Reforms

    • By: Jack Ewing, Gaia Pianigiani, Chad Bray
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Some banks go to the international markets when they need money for a big deal. Monte dei Paschi di Siena, one of Italy’s biggest lenders, tapped its own loyal customers.

    "Bailout of Italy's Oldest Bank Will Test European Too-Big-To-Fail Reforms" is from the June 01, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing, Gaia Pianigiani and Chad Bray and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Why Strong Growth Is a Headache for the European Central Bank

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Eurozone economy is performing better than anyone expected a few months ago. That is reason to celebrate. But the vibrant growth is also upending assumptions about when the ECB will need to act to keep inflation under control.

    "Why Strong Growth Is a Headache for the European Central Bank" is from the January 24, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • German Police Raid Audi Offices, Escalating Volkswagen Diesel Inquiry

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    A criminal investigation of Volkswagen’s diesel fraud escalated on Wednesday after authorities in Germany searched offices of the automaker’s Audi luxury car unit, threatening a crucial source of badly needed profit.

    "German Police Raid Audi Offices, Escalating Volkswagen Diesel Inquiry" is from the March 15, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Team’s ‘America First’ Attitude Shakes Up a G-20 Meeting

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The United States broke with other large industrial nations over trade Saturday as the Trump administration rejected concerns among allies about spreading protectionism and made clear that it would seek new approaches to managing global commerce.

    "Trump Team’s ‘America First’ Attitude Shakes Up a G-20 Meeting" is from the March 18, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • ECB Keeps Rates Steady as Inflation Shows Signs of Rising

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "ECB Keeps Rates Steady as Inflation Shows Signs of Rising" is from the June 02, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Court Sets Deadline for a VW Diesel Fix, but Solution Could Prove Elusive

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Court Sets Deadline for a VW Diesel Fix, but Solution Could Prove Elusive" is from the March 25, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Wall Street Is Mixed Amid Fears of U.S.-China Trade War

    • By: Jack Ewing, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Wall Street stocks were mixed Friday, after market falls in Europe and Asia, as investors weighed a brewing trade war between China and the United States that could hobble an otherwise healthy global economy.

    "Wall Street Is Mixed Amid Fears of U.S.-China Trade War" is from the March 23, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing, Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Germans Sent Gold Away to Keep It From the Soviets. Now Much of It Is Back.

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Germans who never really warmed up to the euro may be able to sleep a little easier. After decades of being safeguarded overseas, the nation’s gold reserves — a large part of them, at least — are once again safe in Frankfurt.

    "Germans Sent Gold Away to Keep It From the Soviets. Now Much of It Is Back." is from the February 09, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • German Carmakers Invest in Surfing a Digital Wave

    • By: Jack Ewing, Mark Scott
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Autonomous driving, electric cars and ride-hailing apps from Silicon Valley, like Uber, are reshaping transportation. Young people no longer feel as compelled as previous generations to own cars. And Wall Street shows scant respect for automakers and their global manufacturing prowess: The market value of Google, which is building a driverless car, is more than double that of BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen combined.

    "German Carmakers Invest in Surfing a Digital Wave" is from the February 07, 2017 Financial section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and Mark Scott and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Robocalypse Now? Central Bankers Argue Whether Automation Will Kill Jobs

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The rise of robots has long been a topic for sci-fi best-sellers and video games and, as of this week, a threat officially taken seriously by central bankers.

    "Robocalypse Now? Central Bankers Argue Whether Automation Will Kill Jobs" is from the June 28, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • BMW Announces Self-Driving Car a Day after a Tesla Fatality Is Confirmed

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "BMW Announces Self-Driving Car a Day after a Tesla Fatality Is Confirmed" is from the July 01, 2016, Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Wall Street Unsettled After a Global Rout

    • By: Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The sometimes-panicky global market sell-off eased somewhat Tuesday morning, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index bounced between positive and negative territory in early trading in the United States.

    "Wall Street Unsettled After a Global Rout" is from the February 06, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Bosch, a Volkswagen Supplier, Agrees to Settle Over Diesel Scandal

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    When Volkswagen executives decided in 2006 to use software to evade emissions rules, they needed help. No one inside Volkswagen knew how to write the software.

    "Bosch, a Volkswagen Supplier, Agrees to Settle Over Diesel Scandal" is from the February 01, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Volkswagen Abruptly Parts Ways with Historian Who Chronicled Its Nazi Past

    • By: Alison Smale, Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Volkswagen Abruptly Parts Ways with Historian Who Chronicled Its Nazi Past" is from the November 2, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Alison Smale and Jack Ewing and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Volkswagen Supplier Played Key Role in Cheating, Court Papers Say

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Volkswagen Supplier Played Key Role in Cheating, Court Papers Say" is from the August 18, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In the U.S., VW Owners Get Cash. In Europe, They Get Plastic Tubes

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "In the U.S., VW Owners Get Cash. In Europe, They Get Plastic Tubes" is from the August 15, 2016, Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Volkswagen Shareholders Air Grievances at Annual Meeting

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Volkswagen Shareholders Air Grievances at Annual Meeting" is from the June 22, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Offices of Volkswagen and Audi Chiefs Searched in Raid, Warrant Says

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    German officials included the offices of both Volkswagen’s chief executive and the head of the Audi division when they raided company premises last week as part of an investigation into emissions fraud, according to a copy of the search warrant.

    "Offices of Volkswagen and Audi Chiefs Searched in Raid, Warrant Says" is from the March 19, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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