Automakers set to receive EPA anti-smog mandate

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Rarely does the auto industry want the government to speed up new regulatory mandates.... Read More »


VW, GM, Toyota gain as China vehicle sales top 20 million

Jan. 9, 2014 13:10 CET
VW, GM and Toyota benefited as China became the first country in which more than 20 million vehicles were sold in a year. Deliveries of cars, buses and trucks rose to 22 million last year. Sales of passenger vehicles climbed to nearly 18 million.... Read More »



Chinese cities limit car sales but growth is still possible

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2013
Dalian is the latest Chinese city to restrict new-car sales to reduce pollution and congestion but the upside is that tougher emissions rules may boost sales.... Read More »


New gasoline engines emit 1,000 times more particles than predecessors, study says

Nov. 28, 2013 11:49 CET
New gasoline direct-injection engines emit about 1,000 times more particles, including carcinogens, than previous-generation gasoline units and 10 times more than diesels, Germany's TUEV Nord vehicle researchers said in a study.... Read More »


Germany leans on EU states to weaken car CO2 law

June 19, 2013 06:01 CET
Senior members of the German government have warned EU member states that German automakers could scale back or scrap production plans in their countries unless they support weakened carbon emissions rules, according to diplomatic sources.... Read More »


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