VW denies diesel fixes could damage enginesFri, 28, Oct 2016
VW Group said it has refitted 1.23 million diesel cars with a software update on pollution control systems. The automaker denied that its fixes may damage the vehicles' engines.
BMW recalling 136,000 U.S. vehicles over fuel pumpFri, 28, Oct 2016
BMW is recalling about 136,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. for a fuel pump problem that could cause stalling, according to a filing with U.S. safety regulators.
Florida dealer sues rival for selling used cars subject to recallsThu, 27, Oct 2016
Florida dealer Earl Stewart is suing a competitor for selling used cars with recalled Takata airbags that haven't been replaced.
Hyundai and Kia reach $41.2 million settlement with states over fuel economy claimsThu, 27, Oct 2016
Hyundai and Kia agreed to a $41.2 million settlement with attorneys general from 33 states and the District of Columbia that will close the remaining investigations into the automakers' overstatement of fuel economy ratings from 2011 through 2013.
Auto industry cyber security group hires Boeing veteranWed, 26, Oct 2016
The organization that automakers in the U.S. created to cope with cyber security threats said today it has hired a former Boeing executive as its leader.
Subaru to recall 100,000 U.S. turbocharged vehicles for faulty pumpWed, 26, Oct 2016
Subaru of America will recall about 100,000 vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines over increased risk of a fire. A faulty relay controlling the secondary air injection pump in the turbocharged vehicles could fail and cause the unit to overheat and melt, potentially leading to a fire.
Toyota recalls nearly 1.5 million cars in Europe over Takata airbagsWed, 26, Oct 2016
Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million cars worldwide, including 1.47 million in Europe, over potentially faulty airbag inflators made by Takata. The recall includes the Yaris and Corolla.
Uber begins self-driving truck deliveries with 50,000 cans of BudweiserTue, 25, Oct 2016
Otto, the autonomous-truck company bought by Uber in August, completed its first self-driving shipment last week, transporting more than 50,000 cans of Budweiser to Colorado Springs, Colo., from Fort Collins, Colo., the company said in a statement.
VW's $14.7 billion court settlement over diesel vehicles approved by U.S. judgeTue, 25, Oct 2016
A federal judge today approved VW'w record-setting $14.7 billion settlement with regulators and owners of 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles, and the German automaker said it would begin buying back the vehicles in mid-November. It represented one of the biggest corporate settlements of any kind.
Fiat Chrysler Q3 adjusted earnings rise 29 percent, recall costs weighTue, 25, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles today reported adjusted earnings before interest and taxes of 1.5 billion euros ($1.63 billion) for the third quarter, up 29 percent, on flat revenues and despite some headwinds in North America, its largest market.
NHTSA issues nonbinding guidance on auto cybersecurityMon, 24, Oct 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released new guidance for how automakers should approach cybersecurity amid growing scrutiny prompted by high-profile vehicle hacks and the spread of car connectivity technologies.
Volkswagen pressured by EU to show damaged cars will be fixedMon, 24, Oct 2016
Volkswagen is facing renewed pressure to repair the damage caused by its diesel emissions scandal, with the European Union calling on the carmaker to start compensating affected consumers and show clear proof that vehicles will be fixed within the coming year.