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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

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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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    • 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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    • Vw, Setting aside $18 Billion for Diesel Scandal Costs, Reports Record Loss

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Vw, Setting aside $18 Billion for Diesel Scandal Costs, Reports Record Loss" is from the April 22, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • VW Settles Diesel Emissions Case in U.S., Clearing Just One Hurdle for Its Finances

    • By: Jack Ewing, Hiroko Tabuchi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "VW Settles Diesel Emissions Case in U.S., Clearing Just One Hurdle for Its Finances" is from the June 28, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and Hiroko Tabuchi and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • American Held in Nissan Investigation Released From Jail in Japan

    • By: Jack Ewing, Hisako Ueno
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Greg Kelly, a U.S. citizen and a former director of Nissan Motor of Japan, was released from a Tokyo jail on Tuesday.

    "American Held in Nissan Investigation Released From Jail in Japan" is from the December 25, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and Hisako Ueno and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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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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    • 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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    • EU Says It Is Ready to Abolish Car Tariffs, Shifting Position

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The European Union’s top trade official said Thursday that the bloc would be willing to remove all tariffs on cars and other industrial products as part of a limited trade deal with the United States, an apparent shift that may please the Trump administration but could also violate global trade rules.

    "EU Says It Is Ready to Abolish Car Tariffs, Shifting Position" is from the August 30, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trade War Escalates. Stock Markets Shrug. Here’s Why.

    • By: Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Investors on Tuesday mostly tuned out the latest escalation in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies, with markets around the world climbing slightly as President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on China and Beijing responded in kind.

    "Trade War Escalates. Stock Markets Shrug. Here’s Why." is from the September 18, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • VW Refuses to Give U.S. States Documents in Emissions Inquiries

    • By: Danny Hakim , Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "VW Refuses to Give U.S. States Documents in Emissions Inquiries" is from the Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Danny Hakim and Jack Ewing and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Trial Illuminates Porsches' Rise to Power at Volkswagen

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Trial Illuminates Porsches' Rise to Power at Volkswagen" is from the Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Volvo, Betting on Electric, Moves to Phase out Conventional Engines

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Volvo Cars became the first mainstream automaker to sound the death knell of the internal combustion engine, saying Wednesday that all the models it introduces from 2019 will be either hybrids or powered solely by batteries.

    "Volvo, Betting on Electric, Moves to Phase out Conventional Engines" is from the July 05, 2017 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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    • 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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    • As European Central Bank Eases Emergency Measures, Risks May Lurk

    • By: Jack Ewing
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The European Central Bank appeared ready on Thursday to begin dismantling a decade’s worth of emergency measures that helped keep the Eurozone from disintegrating during the financial crisis.

    "As European Central Bank Eases Emergency Measures, Risks May Lurk" is from the October 26, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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