EV credit survives compromise tax billDec. 13
U.S. House and Senate negotiators have agreed to spare the electric-vehicle tax credit as part of a compromise package on tax reform, according to a Republican familiar with process, Bloomberg reported.
Automakers question Calif. zero-emission mandate as feds reassess mpg rulesDec. 12
GM's crystal ball includes owner-driver model, Barra saysDec. 11
U.S. recall process still in need of its own fixDec. 4
Three years after massive recalls engulfed the auto industry, the process for finding vehicle owners and completing the necessary repairs remains disjointed at best, with few reforms to protect the public when the next major vehicle safety crisis hits.
2 DMVs boost repair rates by flagging recallsDec. 11
Recall compliance rates quadrupled this year in Vermont and nearly doubled in the District of Columbia after they started listing unrepaired defects on residents' annual vehicle inspection reports, a study commissioned by American Honda found.
Honda goes the extra mile to close out airbag recallsDec. 11
It took a while for Honda to recognize the scope of its problem with bad Takata airbag inflators, but since it did, the company has led the way in finding affected vehicles and getting their owners to come in for repairs.