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Older VW diesels will need software and hardware fixes, Horn tells lawmakers

12:01 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015 | UPDATED: 10/8/15 4:02 pm ET - adds EPA testimony
A software fix won't be enough to bring most of the 482,000 vehicles involved in its emissions violations scandal into compliance with U.S. clean air laws, Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn testified in a congressional hearing today.

New FCA-UAW contract deal would raise Tier 2 pay to $29 an hour, report says

1:42 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Fiat Chrysler is offering so-called second-tier UAW members as much as $29 an hour -- up from $25 previously proposed -- under a new tentative agreement which avoided a strike by 40,000 union members, two people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg...

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VW headquarters searched by German prosecutors

9:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Prosecutors raided VW's headquarters in Germany and other offices today as part of their investigation into the carmaker's rigging of diesel...

UAW touts 'significant gains' after securing deal with FCA at deadline

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
The UAW and Fiat Chrysler reached another tentative agreement on a new labor contract early this morning, averting a threatened strike that could...

Why trouble for VW made in Germany means Mexico headache

10:07 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
As Germany warns of a disaster for domestic employees of Volkswagen AG, fallout from the company's emissions-cheating scandal threatens to reach...


VW's U.S. recall could be thwarted by reluctant diesel owners

7:18 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
As VW prepares to explain how it might fix its polluting diesel cars, whatever solution it proposes could be undermined by some owners in the U.S.

Toyota at Tokyo show -- sporty, green, retro and sci-fi concepts

12:30 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Toyota is going big at the Tokyo Motor Show this month, with an eclectic display parading everything from a snappy compact sports car and futuristic...

3 Nishikawa Rubber execs indicted by U.S. for price-fixing

5:03 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Two former executives of Nishikawa Rubber and one current executive from the company were indicted on Thursday for allegedly conspiring to fix the...

Suppliers shouldn't pay for VW diesel scandal, executive says

11:27 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
VW should not try to make up for the costs of its emissions scandal by putting pressure on suppliers to lower their prices, the head of a German...


Mitsubishi's EV crossover concept shows off new design language

6:38 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Mitsubishi will roll out an all-electric compact crossover concept at the Tokyo Motor Show that showcases its new design language and automated...


VW cheat software was switched on in Europe, report says

3:08 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Volkswagen's software used to cheat emissions tests was switched on in diesel vehicles in Europe, a German newspaper reported.

Ferrari pushing for $12.4 billion valuation in stock offering, report says

4:11 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Ferrari’s coveted status as a maker of cars for the super rich is helping push up its value in an initial public offering to as much as $12.

GM to recall 31,685 SUVs in North America

10:30 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
General Motors said it would recall 31,685 SUVs in North America to repair a manufacturing defect in the windshield wiper motor that may overheat.

Fiat Chrysler workers skeptical of new UAW deal's impact on wages

10:51 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Workers outside the gates of a Fiat Chrysler plant in Kokomo, Ind.

FCA, UAW back at table as strike threat looms

10:19 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
As the threat of a strike hangs over them, negotiators from Fiat Chrysler and the UAW continued to meet today, a union spokesman said.

VW withdraws EPA application for 2016 diesels

3:11 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
Volkswagen withdrew its application for EPA certification for 2016 models with 2.0-liter diesel engines until they comply with U.S.

Bosch's popular diesel engine software was not preprogrammed to cheat

4:12 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
A popular diesel engine management program used by several top automakers, including Volkswagen AG, was not pre-programmed to detect when a vehicle...

EPA to weigh VW gains from violations in setting penalties

1:34 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
Just how much money VW made by cheating U.S.diesel emissions tests will be a factor in the penalties that will be assessed, according to the EPA.

U.S. senators probe tax credit related to VW 'clean-burning' cars

9:57 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
Top senators on the U.S.

U.S. hearing into VW violations puts industry, EPA under scrutiny

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive will field questions from U.S.

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