Consumers Union wants mpg ratings for heavy-duty pickups

Consumers Union is pressing the government to publish and require fuel-economy estimates for heavy-duty pickups, after its tests found diesel-powered trucks underperformed gasoline ones.

UPDATED: 9/22/17 9:45 am ET - adds details, background
Volkswagen chairman won't rule out outsider as next CEO

Volkswagen's supervisory board does not rule out doing away with a custom under which the automaker's top executive must be a company veteran, Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch said.

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