President gives automakers year to push for reset of mileage rulesWed, 15, Mar 2017
Automakers will get another year to dispute fuel economy standards the Trump administration will scrutinize, overruling an Obama-era ruling that the industry is capable of meeting tougher mileage and emissions rules.
U.S. said to ponder what size diesel penalty VW can withstandTue, 27, Sep 2016
The U.S. Justice Department is assessing how big a criminal fine it can extract from Volkswagen over emissions-cheating without putting the German carmaker out of business, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
VW 'regrets' Washington state's $176M fine for polluting dieselsFri, 29, Jul 2016
Safety group head calls for 'drugged driving' standards, testsThu, 23, Jun 2016
As more states legalize marijuana, states need a standard test for driving under the influence of that drug, to match the tests they have for driving under the influence of alcohol, said the head of the National Safety Council.
Automakers, facing U.S. fines, try novel ways to reach owners of recalled vehiclesTue, 08, Mar 2016
Automakers, facing stiff fines for lackluster recall completion rates, are going to new lengths to reach owners of the millions of cars with known safety defects that remain on the road. Honda has even hired private detectives to track down owners of older vehicles. In addition to mailing the standard notification letters, General Motors has advertised recalls on Yahoo, YouTube and Pandora.
Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington stateWed, 03, Feb 2016
VW scandal to be focus of talks between Germany, U.S., report saysFri, 23, Oct 2015
Beijing angered by U.S. duties on Chinese tiresMon, 15, Jun 2015
Can simplified trims and options help Chevy compete in D.C.?Mon, 01, Jun 2015
General Motors recently began shipping cars and crossovers to Chevrolet dealers in the Washington, D.C., market with a guarantee attached: They'll get 500 bucks for any vehicle that sits on the lot longer than 90 days. But there's a catch: To qualify for the guarantee, dealers must order those vehicles from a short, predetermined list of trim packages and features - ones that GM believes are sweet-spot combinations that will move quickly.