Audi supervisory board backs CEO StadlerFri, 24, Feb 2017
German lawmakers call for inquiry into VW compliance chief exitWed, 22, Feb 2017
Lawmakers from Volkswagen's home region called on Wednesday for an inquiry into the sudden departure of the German carmaker's compliance chief last month, saying they were concerned the supervisory board was not overseeing the business effectively.
Germany's Stuttgart will ban some diesel cars from city centerWed, 22, Feb 2017
Stuttgart, home to German automakers Mercedes and Porsche, said it will ban from next year diesel cars which do not meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards from entering the city on days when pollution is heavy.
German court bars discussion of emissions documents in Audi caseWed, 22, Feb 2017
VW brand chief expects challenging year amid cost cutsTue, 21, Feb 2017
Toyota's giant hydrogen leap gets an assist from ShellTue, 21, Feb 2017
Audi fires 4 engineers from diesel divisionMon, 20, Feb 2017
Audi, which has been caught up in parent VW Group's emissions-cheating scandal, has fired four engineers from its diesel division. The dismissed engineers include the automaker's engine development chief and a former head of emissions in the U.S., a report said.
Senate confirms Pruitt, giving EPA foe control of agencyFri, 17, Feb 2017
Carmakers' plea for fuel economy review sets stage for showdownThu, 16, Feb 2017
Automakers enjoying lucrative sales of trucks and SUVs are hoping President Donald Trump makes good on his vows to deregulate. Environmental groups are saying fuel efficiency standards won’t be watered down without a legal challenge.
Nissan, BMW, Porsche face fuel economy probes in S. KoreaTue, 14, Feb 2017
South Korea has filed a complaint against Nissan alleging the automaker manipulated the fuel economy test results of its Infiniti Q50. BMW and Porsche are also being investigated. The latest action comes after sales of some Nissan, BMW and Porsche cars were banned because of emissions and noise-level irregularities.
Piech returns to settle old scores in diesel scandalThu, 09, Feb 2017
Ferdinand Piech abruptly departed Volkswagen Group nearly two years ago. Now the former VW chairman is looking to settle old scores and has rekindled accusations that top managers knew about falsified emissions tests months before publicly admitting to it.
Nissan used defeat device in Qashqai diesel, South Korean court rulesThu, 09, Feb 2017
A South Korean court ruled against Nissan in an emissions case, siding with the government in its accusations that the automaker had used a so-called defeat device in some diesel variants of its Qashqai SUV. The models were produced at Nissan's UK plant and use 1.6-liter diesels from Renault.