Software update can fix diesel emissions, FCA lawyer says

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles believes a software update can address U.S. regulators' contention that its diesel vehicles are producing excess emissions, a lawyer for the company said at a court hearing on Wednesday.

| UPDATED: 5/24/17 4:50 pm ET - adds details

Supreme Court ruling could protect automakers from predatory patent suits

The Supreme Court ruled that patent lawsuits must be filed on the defendant's turf, a decision expected to protect US automakers from predatory patent litigation.

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