Google, automakers object to California rules for self-driving carsWed, 19, Oct 2016
Google and automakers objected to California proposals to set new, mandatory rules for testing self-driving cars in the state, which industry officials said could hobble their efforts in the home to much of self-driving vehicle testing and development.
Online auto shopping plummeted during hurricane, study saysWed, 19, Oct 2016
Vehicle online-shopping traffic plummeted nearly 60 percent in coastal cities such as Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., the weekend Hurricane Matthew traveled up the East Coast, research from Jumpstart Automotive Media shows.
VW said to seek final approval of U.S. emissions deal without agreed fixTue, 18, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Group is asking for a final sign-off on its $14.7 billion U.S. settlement with drivers caught up in its emissions scandal even as the automaker continues to seek regulators' approval for a fix for vehicles with "defeat device" software.
LG Chem expects GM to sell over 30,000 Bolts next yearTue, 18, Oct 2016
LG Chem, a battery supplier for General Motors' upcoming Bolt electric vehicle, said today it expected the automaker to sell more than 30,000 of the cars next year.
VW sued by Missouri over diesel emissionsMon, 17, Oct 2016
The state of Missouri sued Volkswagen, becoming the 17th U.S. state to take legal action against the German automaker over diesel emissions violations. Missouri's lawsuit adds to the financial risks for Volkswagen from suits filed by state regulators who are seeking financial penalties in addition to any federal or civil claims the automaker will pay.
Dealer bets millions on a hoard of VipersMon, 17, Oct 2016
A North Carolina Dodge dealership has secured for itself a veritable nest of Vipers to sell to enthusiasts long after the long-running sports coupe ends production next year.
Every brand wants piece of the action in AmericaMon, 17, Oct 2016
Think the U.S. market is competitive now? With sales at historic highs, a number of overseas makers are seeking to set up shop in a landscape known to be hostile to newcomers.
Subaru reconsiders move into N.J. HQMon, 17, Oct 2016
Subaru of America is reconsidering plans to move into new headquarters being constructed in Camden, N.J., because an income tax agreement between New Jersey and Pennsylvania is being scrapped.
Election outcome pivotal for auto agendaMon, 17, Oct 2016
In the coming years, lawmakers will weigh in on the midterm evaluation of the Obama administration's signature 2025 fuel economy regulations and whether auto safety regulations need new fundamental changes for the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles, underscoring the stakes for the industry when the mix of red and blue on Capitol Hill is decided on Nov. 8.
ChargePoint urges judge to revise VW settlementWed, 12, Oct 2016
ChargePoint, the world's largest electric vehicle charging network, has asked a U.S. judge to order changes to Volkswagen AG's $2 billion agreement with the Justice Department to boost zero emission vehicle infrastructure.
GM to add 650 jobs in Tenn. to meet demand for XT5, GMC AcadiaTue, 11, Oct 2016
General Motors said it would add a third shift and 650 jobs at its factory in Spring Hill, Tenn., to meet higher demand for its recently launched Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia crossover SUVs.
Toyota raises concerns about California self-driving oversightTue, 11, Oct 2016
A Toyota official raised concerns about California's plans to require compliance with a planned U.S. autonomous vehicle safety check list, calling it "preposterous."