Takata failed to report 2003 airbag rupture to NHTSAFri, 23, Sep 2016
Japanese airbag supplier Takata said it failed to inform the U.S. auto safety agency of a 2003 rupture of one of its airbag inflators in Switzerland, according to an internal Takata report released by U.S. regulators on Friday.
VW emissions inquiry has found no evidence against Audi CEO, report saysFri, 23, Sep 2016
Investigators looking into Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal have found no suspicious facts against Rupert Stadler, the head of Audi, Reuters reported.
Toyota's Japan ad agency Dentsu to repay advertising overchargesFri, 23, Sep 2016
Ad agency Dentsu will pay an estimated 230 million yen ($2.3 million) back to customers, including Toyota, that it overcharged for Internet advertisements in a case likely to stoke concern that digital media transactions have lacked transparency.
Toyota says ad agency Dentsu disclosed 'irregularities' around transactions in JapanThu, 22, Sep 2016
Toyota says its longtime advertising partner, Japanese agency giant Dentsu, has informed it of "irregularities" related to some digital media business transactions. Reports have said the problem was about a division of Dentsu in Japan overcharging the automaker.
U.S. indicts two Japanese supplier executives for obstruction of justiceWed, 21, Sep 2016
A federal grand jury has indicted two Japanese executives on charges of conspiring to obstruct justice in a major escalation of the Department of Justice's ongoing price fixing investigation within the auto parts industry.
Buick-GMC dealership, three others, indicted in Pa. for fraudulent loan schemeThu, 15, Sep 2016
A federal grand jury has indicted a western Pennsylvania dealership and three men accused of wire fraud stemming from submitting bogus loan applications.
VW investors seek $9 billion in damages over emissions scandalWed, 21, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is facing claims for 8.2 billion euros ($9.14 billion) in damages in the legal district where the automaker is based. The company is being sued by investors who are angry at the drop in VW's stock price following the disclosure that the carmaker rigged U.S. diesel tests.
YEAR TWO: Despite settlements and new product, VW's diesel mess drags onSun, 18, Sep 2016
Volkswagen's U.S. boss sees hope in Americans' tendency to forgive and in the arrival next year of two critical crossover models that are designed to appeal to American tastes. But this long-awaited run of fresh product will coincide with a messy new phase in the diesel scandal.
Audi CEO risks being drawn into VW scandal, report saysTue, 20, Sep 2016
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler risks being pulled into the emissions crisis that's engulfed parent VW Group for the last year amid a report by a German weekly magazine that witnesses inside the company alleged the executive had known about the engine manipulation since 2010.
Automakers head to Japan to decide Takata's fateTue, 20, Sep 2016
Global automakers are expected to descend on Tokyo at the end of the month to decide the fate of embattled supplier Takata Corp. Executives from customers, including GM and Ford, will review offers from several bidders for the company
Takata pushes ahead with sale by taking bids this week, report saysMon, 19, Sep 2016
Takata is said to be moving forward with an auction of the company as private equity groups and suppliers line up offers. Bidders for the troubled firm have been asked to submit their proposals by early this week, with Takata aiming to shortlist two to three candidates by October, Bloomberg reported.
VW has fixed less than 10% of rigged diesel cars in EuropeMon, 19, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is making slow progress on fixing cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe, having repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models, the company said on Monday.