China slaps 10% tax on ultraluxury vehiclesThu, 01, Dec 2016
EPA stands by 2025 emissions standardsWed, 30, Nov 2016
The EPA proposed to leave in place its greenhouse gas emissions standards for light vehicles through the 2025 model year, a quicker-than-expected move that shocked auto industry officials and set up a major fight between the industry and regulators.
BMW, Porsche, Nissan face sales ban on some models in S. KoreaTue, 29, Nov 2016
South Korea plans to disallow sales of some Porsche, BMW and Nissan models after finding errors in certification documents for the carmakers' imported vehicles. The country's environment ministry also plans to fine the automakers a combined $5.56 million.
Fuel cell auto champions are still hedging their betsMon, 28, Nov 2016
VW prepares a blitz of trucks, EVs in North AmericaTue, 22, Nov 2016
Volkswagen is going on the offensive in North America, challenging the likes of General Motors and Ford Motor Co. with a wave of new light trucks and battery-powered cars. VW's namesake marque will expand its range of SUVs, crossovers and sedans and start making electric autos in North America in 2021 in a bid to “evolve from a niche supplier” into a successful mainstream carmaker in the region.
Mazda solves its diesel dilemmaMon, 21, Nov 2016
Six years and three delays after Mazda proclaimed its readiness to sell diesels in the United States, CEO Masamichi Kogai says his company has finally achieved a way to balance driving performance with clean emissions.
Mueller sees case for VW building own battery plant, report saysMon, 21, Nov 2016
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller sees the production of batteries for EVs and plug-in hybrids as a logical move as the automaker expands its production of greener vehicles after its emissions-cheating scandal, a German newspaper reported.
One way to solve emission problemsMon, 21, Nov 2016
VW loses more European market share as effect of emissions scandal lingersThu, 17, Nov 2016
VW Group lost market share in Europe for the 14th straight month, data from a leading industry body showed today. Much of the decline has coincided with the automaker's emissions-cheating scandal that erupted in September 2015, giving competitors a chance to take advantage of the company's damaged image.
VW, U.S. reach deal on Audi-developed 3.0-liter diesels, report saysTue, 15, Nov 2016
Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with U.S. environmental regulators to fix or buy back around 80,000 Audi, VW and Porsche vehicles with tainted 3.0-liter diesel engines, nearing a resolution on a key aspect of the emissions-cheating scandal, people familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg.
Ram owners file suit accusing FCA of emissions cheatingMon, 14, Nov 2016
Allegations of cheating pollution standards have reached U.S. automakers as Fiat Chrysler was sued by consumers who said engines in some Ram trucks were rigged to hide that emissions were as much as 14 times higher than permitted by law.