FCA recalling 410,000 vehicles for software, wiring issuesFri, 22, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because of a defect that can lead to a loss of propulsion.
Auto industry should enlist hackers to aid in cybersecurity, panelists sayFri, 22, Jul 2016
If the auto industry wants protection from the most talented players in the cybersecurity field, then it needs to attract hackers, panelists said today at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit.
Mexico emerges from 'lost decade'Mon, 18, Jul 2016
For years, Mexico, with the second-largest economy in Latin America, at times was lucky to sell a million new vehicles a year locally while it exported twice that number. Now, the narrative has flipped.
Volvo plans self-driving car by 2021 to challenge BMWFri, 22, Jul 2016
Volvo plans to sell a model able to pilot itself down the highway by 2021. The carmaker needs expertise in software and cloud services and is looking into various partnerships, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.
GM may recall another 4.3M vehicles for Takata airbags; cost could reach $550 millionThu, 21, Jul 2016
General Motors said in a securities filing on Thursday it may be forced by U.S. regulators to recall another 4.3 million vehicles for Takata airbag inflators -- a call-back that would cost it $550 million.
NHTSA's Rosekind stands by self-driving carsWed, 20, Jul 2016
The head of NHTSA said Wednesday the U.S. government will not abandon efforts to speed the development of self-driving cars, despite a fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S operating on an autopilot system.
Daimler, Ferrari selling some new vehicles with faulty airbags, Senate report saysWed, 20, Jul 2016
Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz and Daimler Vans units and Ferrari are among a small group of automakers selling some new vehicles with faulty Takata airbags that will be subject to recalls by the end of 2018, a Senate report released said Wednesday.
BMW's 2017 diesels delayed by more stringent EPA emissions testsWed, 20, Jul 2016
The EPA's crackdown on diesels has delayed the certification and sale of four BMW models. BMW confirmed it is still awaiting production certification of all 2017 diesels and would not say now long this would take.
Hyundai dealers in China seek up to $135 million in compensationWed, 20, Jul 2016
A group of Hyundai dealers in China is seeking 800 million-900 million yuan ($120 million-135 million) in compensation from the South Korean automaker, saying Hyundai has cut the flow of models it exports to them, resulting in dealership losses and closures.
China lifts stake caps on foreign motorcycle, battery manufacturersWed, 20, Jul 2016
China’s central government said it’ll exempt foreign makers of motorcycles and batteries from ownership limits in their manufacturing operations, revising a key industrial policy just as rulemakers consider similar measures for car companies.
54.5 mpg target is off the table, U.S. regulators sayMon, 18, Jul 2016
The U.S. government is adjusting its CAFE goals for the 2025 model year, saying the industry won't hit fleetwide fuel economy averages of 54.5 mpg because demand for trucks and SUVs is higher than expected.
Honda audit finds Takata engineers manipulated airbag test dataMon, 18, Jul 2016
Japanese safety products supplier Takata routinely manipulated results of airbag inflator tests reported to Honda, according to an ongoing audit commissioned by the supplier and its biggest customer.