FCA accused of concealing defect in Jeep Grand CherokeeThu, 23, Jun 2016
Jeep Grand Cherokee owners filed suit in California against Fiat Chrysler, accusing the company of concealing and failing to fix a shifter design defect linked to driverless rollaway accidents, including the death this week of "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin.
VW Korea exec arrested over emissions manipulationFri, 24, Jun 2016
South Korea prosecutors arrested an executive at Volkswagen's local unit as part of investigations into whether the automaker violated the country's environmental laws after it admitted to rigging diesel vehicles to cheat on U.S. emissions tests.
Safety group head calls for 'drugged driving' standards, testsThu, 23, Jun 2016
As more states legalize marijuana, states need a standard test for driving under the influence of that drug, to match the tests they have for driving under the influence of alcohol, said the head of the National Safety Council.
VW chairman under fire from investors for dual role in crisisWed, 22, Jun 2016
VW Group Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch bore the brunt of investor dissatisfaction over the automaker's handling of its emissions cheating scandal during the company's annual shareholder meeting today, with some even trying to remove him as host of the gathering.
VW gets approval for fixes on another 1 million diesel carsWed, 22, Jun 2016
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the automaker has received regulatory approval for technical fixes on another 1 million diesel cars, mainly Golf models, and expects the number to keep growing.
Nissan reviews Mitsubishi fuel economy claims as due diligence continuesWed, 22, Jun 2016
Nissan is looking into whether Mitsubishi Motors may have faked fuel economy figures outside of Japan as part of Nissan's due diligence review of the company before finalizing its plan to buy a 34 percent stake for 237 billion yen ($2.28 billion).
Jaguar Land Rover copycat lawsuit proceeds despite patent cancellationTue, 21, Jun 2016
China's cancellation of Jaguar Land Rover's patent on the Range Rover Evoque will not stop it from going after an alleged Chinese copycat in a separate unfair competition and copyright proceeding, a Jaguar Land Rover spokesman said today.
Lawyers for VW shareholders, bondholders file lawsuits in Germany, U.S.Tue, 21, Jun 2016
Lawyers acting for VW shareholders have filed the first of two lawsuits in Germany against the automaker in claims that could run into billions of euros over the carmaker's emissions scandal.
VW board chief Diess in probe over market manipulation, reports sayMon, 20, Jun 2016
VW brand chief Herbert Diess and former VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn are under investigation over suspected market manipulation related to the automaker's diesel-emissions scandal, reports said.
VW says Diess under investigation, sees no evidence of market manipulationTue, 21, Jun 2016
Volkswagen on Tuesday confirmed that prosecutors in Braunschweig, Germany, were probing VW brand chief Herbert Diess as part of an investigation into whether Europe's carmaker violated disclosure and market manipulation rules.
VW may back away from management endorsement, report saysTue, 21, Jun 2016
Volkswagen Group's supervisory board may back away from its recommendation that top management's actions be endorsed by shareholders after German prosecutors launched a probe against executives including VW brand chief Herbert Diess, Reuters reported.
Mitsubishi expects annual loss due to mileage-cheating scandal, report saysTue, 21, Jun 2016
Mitsubishi Motors expects to post a net loss this financial year over its mileage-cheating scandal as it is hit by compensation costs and a slide in vehicle sales, a report said today.