Mitsubishi overstated fuel economy on 8 more models, report saysMitsubishi Motors overstated the fuel economy on eight more vehicle models, in addition to four others the embattled Japanese automaker admitted to earlier this year, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Tuesday.
VW diesel owners quick to pick buyback over emissions fixGiven the choice of fixing diesel-cheating VW models or getting their money back, car owners in the U.S. are lining up for the cash. Almost half of the 475,000 drivers of Volkswagen AG cars on U.S. roads in violation of pollution laws already have registered to participate in a settlement a month after the deal won preliminary court approval.
U.S. Congressional leaders seek more time to study new mpg rulesThree Congressional leaders on Monday asked top federal environmental and safety officials to extend by 60 days the public comment period on new vehicle emissions and fuel economy standards.
U.S. issues 'call to action' after traffic deaths riseThe U.S. government is seeking support from researchers and data scientists to help understand and ultimately combat the leading causes of traffic deaths after a significant spike last year. The Obama administration today issued what it called an “unprecedented call to action” as it released a final analysis of traffic fatality data from 2015, when roadside deaths jumped by 7.2 percent from 2014 to 35,092, the most since 2008.
China's Zhongwang enters U.S. auto aluminum market with $2.3 billion deal for Aleris
Zhongwang USA, backed by Chinese aluminum magnate Liu Zhongtian, is buying U.S. aluminum company Aleris in a bet by the billionaire that the nascent U.S. automotive aluminum sector will be the industry's next big growth market.
Chevrolet Bolt on track for a late '16 debutThe Chevrolet Bolt battery-electric hatchback is on track to be launched late this year, Chevrolet confirmed Monday, countering recent reports on various media and enthusiast websites that the car would be delayed for six months.
Takata says truck carrying airbag inflators exploded; 1 dead, 4 injuredA truck transporting Takata airbag inflators and propellants that are at the center of a global recall exploded in Texas last week, resulting in one death and four injuries, the embattled auto parts supplier said today.
Self-driving in SingaporeThe first driverless taxi showed up last week in a public trial on the streets of Singapore.
Lambo's superhot supercarLamborghini's $2.3 million Centenario Roadster is so exclusive, it sold out before its debut this month at Monterey Car Week.
Detroit supplier to open Ohio plant to make Jeep parts
Detroit Manufacturing Systems plans to open a Toledo plant for the next-generation Jeep Wrangler.