HALL OF FAME: Bombassei breaks through

Alberto Bombassei, the man behind those bright red and yellow Brembo brake calipers, joined three other legends into the Automotive Hall of Fame.

UPDATED: July 18 14:25 CET - adds states' recall support
Germany wrestles with diesel's future as large cities plan bans

Germany is wrestling over the future of the diesel, with local courts considering action to compel cities to enact driving bans as pollution limits are breached. Diesels accounted for 46 percent of German new-car sales last year.

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