Maserati salesman killed in crash after filming self on Facebook going 111 mphWed, 18, Jan 2017
An employee at Mike Ward Maserati in Highlands Ranch, Colo., died in a car crash last weekend after he uploaded a Facebook Live video of himself accelerating from 0 to 111 mph in one of the store's cars.
Tesla to build motors, gearboxes in GigafactoryWed, 18, Jan 2017
VW charges in U.S. breach German constitution, says defendant's lawyerTue, 17, Jan 2017
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.
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.
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.
Detroit should build its own innovation hub, iPhone co-creator saysWed, 11, Jan 2017
Denso to open r&d lab at University of MichiganTue, 10, Jan 2017
German supplier ZF to create 800 U.S. jobs, mostly in MichiganTue, 10, Jan 2017
Ford, Mich. officials mum on incentives for Flat Rock plant investmentTue, 10, Jan 2017
Ford and Michigan officials are being tight-lipped about state economic incentives the automaker will receive for the $700 million investment in its Flat Rock Assembly Plant for future production of electrified vehicles.
High-level VW executives could face U.S. charges, report saysMon, 09, Jan 2017
U.S. prosecutors are planning to charge high-level Volkswagen executives based in Germany over the automaker's diesel-cheating scandal, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg, after the FBI arrested a manager in the U.S. for allegedly misleading regulators.