California sets demands for emissions talks with automakers, White HouseSept. 22
California may reopen discussions on its greenhouse gas limits for cars and trucks for 2025, so long as automakers and the Trump administration embrace significantly tougher targets the state is seeking for later years.
Consumers Union wants mpg ratings for heavy-duty pickupsSept. 22
Consumers Union is pressing the government to publish and require fuel-economy estimates for heavy-duty pickups, after its tests found diesel-powered trucks underperformed gasoline ones.
U.S. to tackle 'challenging' issues in next round of NAFTA talksSept. 21
The United States will present new text proposals and begin to weigh into thornier issues -- such as rules of origin -- of the North American Free Trade Agreement in the third round of negotiations.
AutoNews Now: VW tries CEO bull sessions to engage workersSept. 22
VW tries CEO bull sessions to engage workers; A job for an outsider?; How Aston is shaking, stirring up marketing - without James Bond; NAFTA tough-talk time.
U.S. study argues for tougher rules of origin under NAFTASept. 22
Seeking to bolster its case for tougher rules of origin under NAFTA, the Trump administration released a new study that shows U.S. value-added content is declining for manufactured goods imported from Mexico and Canada.
Uber stripped of license to operate in LondonSept. 22
Unions, lawmakers and cab drivers have blasted Uber over working conditions and Transport of London said the Silicon Valley technology giant was not fit and proper to hold a private vehicle license.
Daimler, BYD plan new EVs for ChinaSept. 22
Daimler and BYD plan to expand their cooperation in China to bring new electric models to market under the Denza brand. Currently Denza sells just one model.
Fiat Chrysler recalls 50,000 Pacificas for seat belt issueSept. 21
FCA is scheduled to recall 50,000 Pacifica minivans following a report that "extreme handling maneuvers" could cause a second-row seat belt to unbuckle.
China said to mull relaxing restrictions on foreign EV makersSept. 20
China may allow foreign automakers to set up wholly owned EV businesses in its free-trade zones, Bloomberg reported. A relaxation of the country's joint venture rule would give companies such as Tesla the opportunity to set up fully owned manufacturing operations in China.
NRDC calls for investments leading to 100 mpg fleetSept. 19
The Natural Resources Defense Council's clean-energy plan says climate-change goals can be met through energy efficiency and renewable fuels at much lower cost than predicted.
Fiat Chrysler recalls 494,000 pickups for fire riskSept. 19
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it will recall 494,000 medium and heavy-duty Ram pickups worldwide because of a water pump that could overheat and potentially cause a fire.
3rd-grader schools EPASept. 18
A 9-year-old Washingtonian impressed the audience at a recent U.S. EPA hearing with a heart-warming plea to keep the Obama-era standards on greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy intact.