U.S. seeks to expedite Takata airbag replacementsFri, 09, Dec 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation today said it will press the auto industry to accelerate the pace of replacements for defective Takata airbag inflators and signaled a likely widening of the industry's largest ever recall.
Ex-Ford boss Mulally in mix for secretary of state, Trump adviser saysFri, 09, Dec 2016
President-elect Donald Trump's short list for secretary of state has grown, with former Ford CEO Alan Mulally now under consideration for the job as the nation's top diplomat, a top adviser said today.
Mulally met with TrumpThu, 08, Dec 2016
Ford leads automakers in patents for first timeFri, 09, Dec 2016
VW's lost, destroyed phones justify more scrutiny, FTC saysFri, 09, Dec 2016
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking to further question VW Group's U.S. officials about whether evidence including mobile phones was destroyed amid the probe of diesel vehicles rigged to cheat emissions tests.
Global automaker group seeks to block EPA from finalizing mpg rulesWed, 07, Dec 2016
Trade groups representing nearly all automakers in the U.S. market have now asked the EPA to refrain from finalizing a rule to slash tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions through 2025 until after President Barack Obama leaves office.
Trump picks foe of Obama climate agenda to run 'out-of-control' EPAThu, 08, Dec 2016
President-elect Donald Trump officially announced his intent to tap Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator, saying Pruitt will “reverse” the agency's “out-of-control anti-energy agenda.”
Nissan to focus on cost, technology with emphasis on what it can controlThu, 08, Dec 2016
Nissan, the Japanese automaker that's become symbolic of what it means to be a truly global manufacturer, has a simple plan to navigate an unprecedented level of uncertainty around policy and regulation: focus on what's in its control.
New headlight criteria mean fewer vehicles get highest IIHS safety ratingThu, 08, Dec 2016
Trump to pick foe of Obama climate agenda to run EPA, report saysWed, 07, Dec 2016
President-elect Donald Trump will pick an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to stem climate change to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source told Reuters today.
'Mystery device' helps thieves steal cars with push-button ignitions, report saysWed, 07, Dec 2016
The National Insurance Crime Bureau today said it obtained and tested a so-called “mystery device” that can allow a thief to break into a vehicle without leaving behind any of the traditional pieces of evidence such as broken glass.