Mercedes says it's ready for transformative eraSat, 25, Jun 2016
Mercedes-Benz executives say they're well-positioned to capitalize on technological and demographic changes that will transform the industry over the next 10 years.
Legal hassles possible for U.S. companies in wake of BrexitFri, 24, Jun 2016
International automotive companies should prepare for tricky legal issues -- especially on trademarks and trade treaties -- as the United Kingdom exits the EU. That's the advice from Jeff Sadowski, a suburban Detroit patent attorney for Howard and Howard.
UK 'Leave' vote deflates hopes for U.S.-EU trade dealFri, 24, Jun 2016
Britain's looming exit from the European Union is another huge setback for negotiations on a massive U.S.-EU free trade deal that were already stalled by deeply entrenched differences and growing anti-trade sentiment on both sides of the Atlantic.
Automakers call for tariff-free trade between UK and EU after Brexit winFri, 24, Jun 2016
Automakers called for tariff-free trade to be maintained between Britain and the EU after the U.K. voted for a Brexit, amid warnings that sales and production will be hit in Europe's second-biggest auto market after Germany.
Nissan sues South Korea over accusations of emissions cheatingFri, 24, Jun 2016
Nissan's South Korean unit said it has filed a lawsuit over claims by the government that the automaker had cheated on emissions with its Qashqai diesel SUV.
Fiat Chrysler, GM, Toyota near deals to resume Venezuela outputThu, 23, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler, GM and Toyota are close to agreeing to resume car production in Venezuela after the government allowed them to sell output in dollars, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the talks.
VW to pay diesel owners up to $7,000, report saysThu, 23, Jun 2016
Volkswagen will pay owners of its polluting diesel cars up to $7,000, and agree to fund a grant program to offset air pollution, under a $10 billion settlement being negotiated for submission to a federal judge next week, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the talks.
FCA dealers get software to prevent rollaways of recalled Jeep Grand CherokeesWed, 22, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler sent dealers new software allowing them to install a software-based “Auto Park” feature in 2014-15 Jeep Grand Cherokees intended to prevent the vehicles from moving when the driver's side door is open and the shifter is not in park. The automaker will begin notifying owners of the recalled SUVs beginning Friday.
Safety group head calls for 'drugged driving' standards, testsThu, 23, Jun 2016
As more states legalize marijuana, states need a standard test for driving under the influence of that drug, to match the tests they have for driving under the influence of alcohol, said the head of the National Safety Council.
IIHS may broaden small-overlap ratingThu, 23, Jun 2016
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said it may add passenger-side evaluations to its influential crashworthiness ratings program after it found that several small crossovers showed disparities in driver- and passenger-side protection in the group's tough small-overlap crash test.
FCA recalls 13,092 Maserati cars for rollaway riskThu, 23, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler's Maserati unit is recalling 13,092 Quattroporte and Ghibli luxury cars from the 2014 model year because they may roll away after drivers mistakenly believe they have engaged the vehicles in 'park' mode.
Mercedes cleared to sell 2017 E class in U.S.Wed, 22, Jun 2016
The redesigned 2017 E-class sedan is on its way to U.S. dealerships after Mercedes-Benz received its final necessary certification approvals earlier this week.