Tag: Fuel

Lawyers seek $26 million in Volkswagen U.S. fuel economy settlement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawyers for owners of 98,000 Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) U.S. vehicles that had fuel economy labels that overstated efficiency will ask a U.S. judge for $ 26 million in attorney’s fees and costs, court documents show. A Volkswagen logo is seen at Serramonte Volkswagen in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam…

‘Lazy sequels’ fuel Hollywood’s summer of duds

More than a month into the summer movie season, one thing has become clear: Many of Hollywood’s sequels, reboots and reimaginings are falling flat. Some films have missed analysts’ forecasts by tens of millions of dollars. They include last weekend’s new releases — Walt Disney Co.’s Dark Phoenix and Universal Pictures’ The Secret Life of…

Paris braces for second wave of protests over rising fuel costs

PARIS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people will rally in Paris on Saturday against rising fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, the second weekend of “yellow vest” protests that have led to widespread national disruption. FILE PHOTO: A man wears a mask with the likeness of French president Emmanuel Macron as people…

Torrence claims Top Fuel season title; wins Vegas

10:46 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Steve Torrence won his first Top Fuel season championship Sunday during eliminations and won the NHRA Toyota Nationals for his fifth straight victory and 10th of the year. Torrence beat Leah Pritchett in the final with a 3.751-second run at 326.32 mph in the fifth of six…