Investor groups call for new probe of VW scandalMon, 23, May 2016
Three investor groups called for a new, independent investigation into Volkswagen's emissions test-rigging scandal, saying the inquiries launched by the German carmaker so far may not be far-reaching or transparent enough.
Cruise Automation ex-partners settle dispute after GM dealThu, 19, May 2016
The two co-founders of Cruise Automation, the self-driving car startup acquired by General Motors for a reported $1 billion, settled their dispute and will dismiss their lawsuits against each other.
VW Group faces U.S. patent probe over hybridsWed, 18, May 2016
The U.S. International Trade Commission launched an investigation into whether Volkswagen AG and its subsidiaries infringed upon hybrid electric vehicle patents owned by Baltimore-based Paice.
Suzuki used wrong fuel efficiency tests on 16 models in JapanWed, 18, May 2016
Suzuki said it had used fuel efficiency and emission testing methods that were different from Japanese regulations on 16 models now sold in the country, but that proper testing showed no need to amend the data.
BMW i3 can suddenly lose power under range extender, lawsuit claimsWed, 18, May 2016
A BMW i3 owner in the U.S. filed a lawsuit claiming that the EV can experience a sudden loss of power when a feature designed to nearly double its driving range is deployed.
Mitsubishi president steps down amid fuel economy scandalWed, 18, May 2016
The president of Mitsubishi Motors will step down after less than two years in the job amid a widening fuel economy scandal that torpedoed the company's sales and led to it selling a controlling stake to rival Nissan.
VW seeks dismissal of some U.S. emissions claimsWed, 18, May 2016
VW asked a California judge to dismiss some claims in a suit filed by the U.S. government over diesel vehicles rigged to cheat pollution controls. VW said the U.S. suit lacks facts to support claims that any VW defendants knew about defeat devices in vehicles with 3.0-liter engines.
Mitsubishi Motors president leaves amid fuel economy scandal, report saysTue, 17, May 2016
The president of Mitsubishi Motors is stepping down amid a fuel economy scandal that surfaced in April, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. Tetsuro Aikawa's post will be filled by Mitsubishi Motors CEO Osamu Masuko, the report said.
Corning unit to pay $66.5 million for price fixingMon, 16, May 2016
A subsidiary of Corning Inc. agreed to pay $66.5 million in criminal fines and plead guilty to fixing the prices of materials used in vehicle catalytic converters, the U.S. Department of Justice said today.
German state refused to clear VW management but relented, report saysMon, 16, May 2016
Volkswagen shareholder Lower Saxony wanted to withhold its backing for the carmaker's top management at a supervisory board meeting but relented to avoid further damaging the company, a source close to the German federal state told Reuters.
Nissan faces challenges with Mitsubishi but won't impose management, Ghosn saysFri, 13, May 2016
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said restoring Mitsubishi's credibility with consumers will be his top challenge after the company announced plans to take a controlling stake in the smaller automaker. Nissan will not impose its management on Mitsubishi, Ghosn said.
Former executive at Corning unit charged with price-fixing, bid-riggingThu, 12, May 2016
A former executive at a Corning unit was charged with conspiring to fix prices and rig bids by a federal grand jury as part of the Justice Department's ongoing probe of auto suppliers for antitrust practices.