Mitsubishi overstated fuel economy on 8 more models, report saysMon, 29, Aug 2016
Mitsubishi Motors overstated the fuel economy on eight more vehicle models, in addition to four others the embattled Japanese automaker admitted to earlier this year, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Tuesday.
VW scraps plans to sue South Korea over sales banMon, 29, Aug 2016
Volkswagen decided against suing South Korea which last month suspended sales of most of its models and slapped a fine of $15.93 million on the German carmaker for emissions and other violations.
VW diesel owners quick to pick buyback over emissions fixMon, 29, Aug 2016
Given the choice of fixing diesel-cheating VW models or getting their money back, car owners in the U.S. are lining up for the cash. Almost half of the 475,000 drivers of Volkswagen AG cars on U.S. roads in violation of pollution laws already have registered to participate in a settlement a month after the deal won preliminary court approval.
Chevrolet Bolt on track for a late '16 debutMon, 29, Aug 2016
The Chevrolet Bolt battery-electric hatchback is on track to be launched late this year, Chevrolet confirmed Monday, countering recent reports on various media and enthusiast websites that the car would be delayed for six months.
The car's extra senses: What tech does what?Mon, 29, Aug 2016
Automakers are increasingly turning to cameras, radar, lidar and other sensor technologies to make vehicles safer and more autonomous.
Toyota commits to Latin America product designMon, 29, Aug 2016
Toyota Motor Corp. is investing in design and manufacturing in South America to capitalize on the region's rebound when it comes.
4th-gen Kia Rio gets sportier designMon, 29, Aug 2016
Kia is giving a sporty look its Rio subcompact, which will be redesigned for the 2018 model year.
Pininfarina hints at future with plan for H2 SpeedMon, 29, Aug 2016
Pininfarina plans to build 10 copies of the wild H2 Speed Concept from the Geneva auto show in March.
Aston plans Vanquish Zagato roadsterMon, 29, Aug 2016
Aston Martin will build a limited-edition, open-top sibling car to the Vanquish Zagato coupe it debuted this year. Only 99 Vanquish Zagato Volantes will be built, with deliveries beginning next year.
VW closes Santa Monica studio in design shuffleMon, 29, Aug 2016
Volkswagen Group's Design Center California in Santa Monica will close in November. Meanwhile, Audi plans to open its first U.S. design studio in Malibu, Calif.
FCA tries to protect vehicle security codesSat, 27, Aug 2016
Fiat Chrysler is threatening serious repercussions to anyone who uses its internal DealerCONNECT software and provides outsiders with "key codes, radio codes and other anti-theft or security measures."
Driverless cars? Safety tech has work to doMon, 29, Aug 2016
The first wave of active safety technology - features such as emergency braking, lane-departure warning and adaptive cruise control - has reduced accidents. But experts say several aspects must be improved before today's advanced driver assistance systems, known as ADAS, can be depended upon in fully autonomous vehicles.