VW charges in U.S. breach German constitution, says defendant's lawyerTue, 17, Jan 2017
Hyundai, Kia plan $3.1 billion U.S. investment, consider new plantTue, 17, Jan 2017
Hyundai and Kia said they will spend $3.1 billion in the U.S. in the next five years, joining other vehicle manufacturers in announcing investment plans amid threats from President-elect Donald Trump of higher levies on auto imports from Mexico.
GM plans to announce $1 billion in U.S. investments, creating 1,000 jobsMon, 16, Jan 2017
General Motors, days after being called out by President-elect Donald Trump for expanding operations in Mexico, plans to announce U.S. investments totaling at least $1 billion that would create more than 1,000 jobs, two people with knowledge of the plan said late Monday.
BMW to push on with Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threatMon, 16, Jan 2017
BMW plans to finish construction of a $1 billion plant in Mexico undeterred by threats from President-elect Donald Trump that he will impose a 35 percent tariff on cars imported into the U.S. from its southern neighbor.
Suppliers say recruits are demanding more moneyMon, 16, Jan 2017
Trump team signals auto border tax also could hit CanadaFri, 13, Jan 2017
The Trump administration is signaling Canada could face the same retaliatory trade measures as Mexico, in what would be an even bigger disruption to automakers such as Toyota and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Canada overstated size of auto grant poolWed, 11, Jan 2017
U.S. fuel economy inched lower in December, report saysFri, 13, Jan 2017
The average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks sold in the United States in December was 24.9 mpg, down 0.1 mpg from November, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute said in its report this week.
VW criminal probe moves forward as U.S. pursues unindicted co-conspiratorsWed, 11, Jan 2017
Justice Department officials confirmed that unindicted co-conspirators remain in their ongoing investigation of Volkswagen AG's diesel emissions scandal and that three of the six VW executives already publicly charged are still employed by the automaker.
Ford owes suppliers payouts after Mexico car plant abortedThu, 12, Jan 2017
VW officials destroyed files, emails as diesel cheating unraveled, U.S. prosecutors sayThu, 12, Jan 2017
Volkswagen's plot to cheat emissions tests was quickly unraveling by 2015. On August 19, an employee told regulators for the first time that VW's diesel cars were designed to behave differently during tests, leading some executives and engineers to begin deleting files and emails, U.S. prosecutors claim.
In Canada, automakers seek to offset carbon emissions costsWed, 11, Jan 2017
Canadian auto industry executives are asking government ministers to mitigate the costs of reducing carbon emissions under a new program designed to help fight climate change, two sources familiar with the matter said.