Fiat Chrysler shares fall on report of German sales ban threatMon, 23, May 2016
Shares in Fiat Chrysler fell 5.1 percent after Germany's Bild newspaper reported that the automaker could be prohibited from selling cars in Germany if evidence of disregard of emissions rules was found.
German investor group calls for independent probe of VW scandalMon, 23, May 2016
German investors association DSW today called for an independent audit of Volkswagen's emissions test-rigging scandal in addition to the carmaker's internal probe.
VW board tried to dilute Lower Saxony influence, report saysMon, 23, May 2016
A power struggle erupted on VW's supervisory board after the owning Porsche and Piech families joined representatives from Qatar in an attempt to dilute the voting power of Lower Saxony, German magazine Der Spiegel said.
Mitsubishi’s reversal of fortuneSun, 22, May 2016
The resignation of Mitsubishi President Tetsuro Aikawa was the opposite result of the optimistic scenario that surrounded his rise just two years ago.
Fiat backed by Italy in snub of Germany over emissions probeFri, 20, May 2016
German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt criticized Fiat for not showing up for a meeting to discuss emissions irregularities in its diesel vehicles. However, Fiat won the backing of Italian authorities.
Germany raises doubts about Opel's emissions deviceWed, 18, May 2016
Germany raised doubts about the legality of devices General Motors' Opel subsidiary used to monitor emissions, raising the possibility that the brand's engine software breaches the country's regulations.
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.
Opel CEO rejects allegations of emissions cheatingTue, 17, May 2016
Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann rejected allegations by German media and an environmental advocacy group that the GM unit's diesel engines use software that may breach regulations by turning off emissions controls in certain situations.
Nissan denies claims it faked emissions figures in S. KoreaMon, 16, May 2016
Nissan denied South Korean claims that it faked emissions figures in its UK-built Qashqai SUV diesel models. The government's environment ministry said it would fine Nissan $279,920 and order a recall of the 814 new Qashqai vehicles sold in the country so far.
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.
VW, U.S. dealers to hold talks on financial relief over emissions violationsWed, 11, May 2016
Volkswagen agreed to begin talks with U.S. VW dealers seeking compensation for financial damages caused by the company's diesel emissions violations. The form and amount of the settlement package sought by a dealer committee is unclear, though dealers will likely be asked to waive scandal-related legal claims against the automaker in exchange for a payout.