Takata pleads guilty to U.S. fraud charge linked to faulty airbagsMon, 27, Feb 2017
Takata pleaded guilty to a felony charge as part of an expected $1 billion deal with the Justice Department that includes compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty airbag inflators. The plea removes a major obstacle to the potential sale or restructuring of the embattled Japanese supplier, which is expected to intensify a search for a buyer or financial backer.
Conn. auction bill 'deader than dead'Mon, 27, Feb 2017
A proposed Connecticut bill that would have required auctions to post their fees conspicuously has been dropped from consideration following pushback from local auction houses, according to a proponent of the bill.
Taking the car out after 40 yearsMon, 27, Feb 2017
Takata's guilty plea to be considered Monday by U.S. judgeSun, 26, Feb 2017
BMW may build Mini EV in Germany instead of UK, paper saysMon, 27, Feb 2017
Mexico warns U.S. it'll cut off NAFTA talks if tariffs proposedMon, 27, Feb 2017
Mexico's top trade negotiator doubled down on threats to break off talks to rework NAFTA, saying his country will walk away if the U.S. insists on slapping duties or quotas on any products from south of the border.
To reduce distractions, bring back knobsMon, 27, Feb 2017
Trump administration re-evaluating self-driving car guidanceSun, 26, Feb 2017
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said she was reviewing self-driving vehicle guidance issued by the Obama administration and urged companies to explain the benefits of automated vehicles to a skeptical public.
Organized labor's Trump predicamentSat, 25, Feb 2017
EPA rates VW's 2017 e-Golf at 126 mpg-e and boosts range to 125 milesWed, 22, Feb 2017
Ask-first approach to self-driving regsMon, 20, Feb 2017
Automakers urge new EPA chief to withdraw Obama CO2 rulesTue, 21, Feb 2017
A trade association representing GM, Toyota, Volkswagen and nine other automakers on Tuesday asked new EPA's new chief to withdraw an Obama administration decision to lock in vehicle emission rules through 2025.