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Daimler faces recall of over 600,000 Mercedes diesel models, report says

Daimler faces a recall of more than 600,000 diesel-engine vehicles including Mercedes C-class and G-class models because of suspected emissions manipulation, a German magazine reported.


Subaru, Toyota team up for Crosstrek Hybrid

Subaru of America plans a plug-in hybrid version of the hot-selling Crosstrek subcompact crossover.

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China said to back private investment in state automakers

China is considering encouraging state-owned automakers to bring in private car manufacturers as investors as it seeks to create an industrial champion to compete with global companies such as Toyota and Volkswagen, Bloomberg reported.

Introducing Shift

For the past few months, we've been pretty busy here at Mobility Report headquarters getting ready to launch a new magazine called Shift, aimed at leaders focused on the changing world of automotive and transportation.

Republicans in Congress slam Trump plan for auto imports

Some of President Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress say the administration's national security investigation of car and truck imports amid a trade spat with China is being pursued under false pretenses and could hurt U.S. consumers.

UPDATED: 5/24/18 2:09 pm ET - adds VW statement
EPA, U.S. monitor rap pace of culture change at VW

A top EPA official says he is not satisfied with Volkswagen AG's efforts to improve accountability after the company's sweeping diesel emissions fraud and violations, a German newspaper reported Thursday.

Musk tweet violates U.S. labor law, UAW alleges

In a complaint, the UAW alleges that Tesla CEO Elon Musk violated the National Labor Relations Act by threatening to take away employee stock options in retaliation for engaging in protected union activity.

Toyota will build fuel cell stack plant in Japan

Toyota plans to build a plant to manufacture hydrogen fuel cell stacks, a key component of fuel cell vehicles, as it seeks to increase global annual sales of the vehicles to at least 30,000 from 3,000 now.


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