Trump's choice for EPA strikes at agency's core

If Scott Pruitt is confirmed by the Senate, he would bring a radical change in philosophy to the EPA that gives more deference to state action and slows the efforts to address man-made climate change.

 

U.S. seeks to expedite Takata airbag replacements

UPDATED: 12/9/16 4:25 pm ET - adds more details

The U.S. Department of Transportation today said it will press the auto industry to accelerate the pace of replacements for defective Takata airbag inflators and signaled a likely widening of the industry's largest ever recall.

AutoNation's about-face draws fire from 2 Senate Democrats

A duo of Senate Democrats who've introduced legislation aimed at preventing the sale of used vehicles with unrepaired safety recalls blasted

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Trump's choice for EPA strikes at agency's core

If Scott Pruitt is confirmed by the Senate, he would bring a radical change in philosophy to the EPA that gives more deference to state action and slows the efforts to address man-made climate change.

GM expands rear-seat reminder technology to 20 models

In an effort to prevent child heatstroke deaths, General Motors' new Rear Seat Reminder technology -- which made its debut in the GMC Acadia this year -- will become standard on more than 20 models that account for about two-thirds of its U.S. sales.

Self-driving guidelines picked apart

The most common concern for companies ranging from Apple to ZF TRW: whether NHTSA's self-driving vehicle guidelines go far enough to prevent a regulatory patchwork among the states.

Trump's auto team comes together

Trump's pick of Wilbur Ross to head Commerce puts a powerful auto industry investor in a role where he will influence trade talks and the U.S. business climate. But Ross' business moves have not been purely Trumpian.

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