Volkswagen's top U.S. executive will field questions from U.S. lawmakers Thursday on how the company managed to evade pollution rules, kicking off a probe into the scandal and whether other automakers might be implicated.
Renault and Nissan have entered discussions to reorganize their capital alliance structure in a bid to contain the growing influence of the French government, reports said. Renault may lower its stake in Nissan to allow its Japanese partner voting rights.
Mitsubishi plans to drop the high-performance Lancer Evo but will offer a final, special edition in the U.S. as part of a farewell. The Evolution has survived 10 generations, three of which were sold in the U.S. over a 12-year period.
Volkswagen's CEO told a German newspaper that the company will launch a recall in Europe of cars with software designed to skirt diesel emissions tests starting in January and complete the fix by the end of next year.
VW waited two months after acknowledging a software abnormality in its cars to tell regulators the algorithm was designed to cheat emissions tests, according to a staff memo prepared for lawmakers investigating the automaker.
The UAW notified Fiat Chrysler that it will cancel contract extensions under which 40,000 unionized workers have been working since Sept. 14 and could go on strike. The union set a “strike deadline” of 11:59 p.m.
Jaguar Land Rover is branching out of the UK with a factory in China and plans to build cars in Brazil and Slovakia. Another big change is Jaguar's addition of its first SUV. JLR CEO Ralf Speth explained to Automotive News Europe how both of the moves will help the automaker.
Tesla's Model X is one of the most anticipated new nameplates of the year. A look at what some critics and others are saying about the crossover unveiled last week at the company's factory in Fremont, Calif.
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller said the automaker will delay or cancel non-essential projects as pressure mounts to slash spending in the wake of its diesel-emissions crisis. "This won't be painless," he told 20,000 employees at the company's headquarters in Wolfsburg.
Toyota said it will deploy autonomous driving systems by 2020 and take a big step forward this year by deploying technology that allows vehicles to talk to each other, scan blind spots, warn of changing traffic lights and keep a safe distance from other cars.
Hans Dieter Poetsch's first board meeting as chairman of Volkswagen on Wednesday could turn out to be his most important, coming just hours before a deadline set by German regulators and testimony by the company's top U.S. executive in Congress.
PSA says it has no plans to re-enter India's car market any time soon after a report said the carmaker is in talks with Tata to form a local partnership that could oversee production and distribution in the market and share technology.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to weigh in on a dispute over the constitutionality of a law that allowed Chrysler dealerships shut down during the company's 2009 bankruptcy to be restored through arbitration, The Detroit News reported.
VW Group is exploring options from a simple software upgrade to replacing cars as a fix for its rigged diesel vehicles. The automaker needs to upgrade cars from its namesake brand as well as the Audi, Seat and Skoda marques.
VW has told lawmakers that 8 million diesel vehicles in the EU were fitted with software capable of cheating vehicle emissions tests. Vehicles with 1.2-, 1.-6 and 2.0-liter diesel engines of the type EA 189 are affected.
Continental said software it supplied to VW Group cannot be used to manipulate emissions test results. Conti provided engine control system parts for 1.6-liter versions of the EA 189 engines caught up VW's emissions cheating scandal.
DriveNow, the car-sharing program owned by BMW that allows drivers to rent electric cars by the minute, is pulling out of San Francisco, the only U.S. city in which it operates, the company said Monday.
South Carolina auto dealers and BMW's U.S. plant are digging out and adjusting after more than 2 feet of rain have fallen over the last three days in some parts of the state, leading to catastrophic flooding.
Pacific trade ministers reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalization pact in a generation that will lower U.S. tariffs on light vehicles, revamp global auto production and open Japan's market to U.S.-built vehicles.
Fiat Chrysler and Ford are offering incentives in Italy to encourage owners of Volkswagen Group models that may be affected by the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal to buy new models from their brands -- but some dealers are skeptical about the campaign.
Tesla delivered the first few units of the Model X to a select group of investors and showed off features that include falcon-wing doors, a sky-view windshield and an enormous air filter with a maxed-out option that CEO Elon Musk dubbed "bioweapon defense mode."