Hyundai and Kia reach $41.2 million settlement with states over fuel economy claimsThu, 27, Oct 2016
Hyundai and Kia agreed to a $41.2 million settlement with attorneys general from 33 states and the District of Columbia that will close the remaining investigations into the automakers' overstatement of fuel economy ratings from 2011 through 2013.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan gets EPA-rated 366-mile rangeMon, 24, Oct 2016
The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan received a U.S.-best EPA-rated driving range of 366 miles, the automaker said today. The Clarity Fuel Cell, set for a limited U.S. release this year, also received an EPA-rated gasoline equivalent of 68 mpg in combined city and highway driving.
Diesel, manual to be options on Cruze hatchbackMon, 17, Oct 2016
Chevrolet is adding a diesel engine and an optional manual transmission to the just launched Cruze hatchback in a further effort to woo Volkswagen diesel owners affected by VW's emissions scandal.
In Europe, automakers forced back to bigger engines in new emissions eraFri, 14, Oct 2016
Tougher European car-emissions tests being introduced in the wake of the Volkswagen Group scandal are about to bring surprising consequences: bigger engines.
Daimler to rein in investments after EVs prompt surgeWed, 12, Oct 2016
Daimler will scale back investments in plants, equipment and new technology from a peak this year stemming in part from its creation of the EQ electric-car subbrand, amid a push to maintain profitability.
Electric cars could dominate roads in wealthy cities by 2030, study saysWed, 12, Oct 2016
Electric vehicles could account for two-thirds of all cars on the road by 2030 in wealthy cities such as London and Singapore due to stricter emissions regulations, falling technology costs and more consumer interest, a report says.
More EVs? Stay tunedMon, 10, Oct 2016
Chasing the Chevrolet Bolt, with its 238-mile range, several automakers say they will come to market with EVs featuring lower prices and better ranges than the first generation. It's fair to ask why. There's a good reason.
Prepare for the shift to electrificationMon, 10, Oct 2016
Does Donald Trump really believe he can take America back to the steam age and save jobs? The business and job risks of electrification are totally against him.
Average fuel economy slips again in Sept., Mich. researchers sayWed, 05, Oct 2016
The average fuel economy for new cars and light trucks sold in September dropped 0.1 mpg from August to 25.2 mpg, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute reported today.