Cost of mpg fuel standards could be 40% lower, report saysWed, 22, Mar 2017
Technologies such as turbochargers, advanced transmissions and lighter materials -- aluminum instead of steel, for example -- could reduce fuel efficiency compliance costs by 34 percent to 40 percent per vehicle from 2022-25, the International Council on Clean Transportation said in a new report.
Daimler employees probed in Germany for potential emissions fraudWed, 22, Mar 2017
Fiat Chrysler faces French probe for emissions violations, report saysTue, 21, Mar 2017
VW hurries new EVs to meet CO2 targetsTue, 21, Mar 2017
Volkswagen must have the first of its I.D. purpose-built electric cars on sale in 2020 to achieve CO2 reduction targets in Europe and China, company executives say. VW plans to approve in August the design of the first vehicle, a Golf-sized hatchback based on the I.D. concept.
GM's Opel cleared on diesel emissions by French watchdogMon, 20, Mar 2017
France's consumer fraud watchdog cleared GM's Opel unit of suspected diesel-emissions cheating. The watchdog has previously sent files to prosecutors detailing suspected emissions fraud by Fiat Chrysler, Renault and PSA.
With EPA victory comes new uncertaintySun, 19, Mar 2017
Automakers face a new wild card in the form of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, whose views on climate change and federal power challenge the foundations of the landmark deal they struck with the government in 2012.
Mercedes says recall won't hurt U.S. salesSat, 18, Mar 2017
Trump budget hits EPA, clean-energy programsMon, 20, Mar 2017
Trump predicts fantastic trade deal with GermanyFri, 17, Mar 2017
After a high profile meeting at the White House, President Trump said he expected the United States to do "fantastically well" in trade talks with Germany, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hoped the United States and the European Union could resume discussions on a trade deal.
A German port pushes back against Trump's tough talk on tradeFri, 17, Mar 2017
Germany's Bremerhaven port once handled some 700,000 vehicles a year. That tally has since surged to 2.1 million, fueled by a sharp increase in trade. But President Trump's tough talk on foreign trade has many German workers worried.
Natural gas vehicles a practical solutionMon, 20, Mar 2017
Japanese carmakers seek trade peace with TrumpMon, 20, Mar 2017
Japan's auto market is open, says Hiroto Saikawa, chairman of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, but its carmakers, including Toyota, Nissan and Honda, are willing to work with governments in Tokyo and Washington to smooth out disputes over access.