VW diesel emissions settlement approved by U.S. judgeTue, 26, Jul 2016
A federal judge granted preliminary approval for a $10 billion settlement in which Volkswagen AG will offer to buy back up to 475,000 polluting 2.0 liter diesel-powered vehicles.
BMW's 2017 diesels delayed by more stringent EPA emissions testsWed, 20, Jul 2016
The EPA's crackdown on diesels has delayed the certification and sale of four BMW models. BMW confirmed it is still awaiting production certification of all 2017 diesels and would not say now long this would take.
54.5 mpg target is off the table, U.S. regulators sayMon, 18, Jul 2016
The U.S. government is adjusting its CAFE goals for the 2025 model year, saying the industry won't hit fleetwide fuel economy averages of 54.5 mpg because demand for trucks and SUVs is higher than expected.
Ford hikes horsepower, torque on 2017 F-150's 3.5-liter EcoBoost engineTue, 12, Jul 2016
When the 2017 Ford F-150 arrives at dealership lots this fall, the new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine under the hood will have more power. The second-generation engine will have 50 more pounds-feet of torque and an additional 10 hp, raising the numbers to 470 pounds-feet of torque and 375 hp.
VW yet to ask EPA for sales OKMon, 11, Jul 2016
An EPA official said Volkswagen hasn't applied for the agency approvals needed to resume sales of new diesel-powered vehicles.
VW says U.S. diesel settlement won't be replicated in EuropeSun, 03, Jul 2016
Volkswagen's CEO rejected calls for the company to compensate customers in Europe over diesel emissions violations along the lines of its $15 billion deal in the U.S., telling a German newspaper a similar settlement would be inappropriate and unaffordable.