Alliance moves to block EPA from finalizing mpg rulesMon, 05, Dec 2016
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers late Monday urged congressional negotiators to include language in a short-term budget resolution that would bar the Obama administration from finalizing mpg rules before it leaves office next month. The EPA under law had to decide by April 2018 whether to modify the 2022-2025 model year vehicle emission rules requiring average fleet-wide efficiency of more than 50 miles per gallon.
BMW says 120 vehicles damaged in S.C. train derailmentMon, 05, Dec 2016
Lear venture advances on 3 projectsMon, 05, Dec 2016
Confusion en route to self-driving vehiclesMon, 05, Dec 2016
Panasonic in final talks to buy headlight maker ZKW, report saysMon, 05, Dec 2016
Panasonic is in the final stages of talks to buy Austrian automotive headlight maker ZKW Group for up to $1 billion, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, the Nikkei business daily reported today.
BMW accelerates EV, self-driving strategyMon, 05, Dec 2016
VW's Moia brand will challenge UberMon, 05, Dec 2016
VW Group will challenge ride-hailing company Uber with a new mobility services brand called Moia that eventually will have its own electric passenger vehicle. Establishing Moia, the group's 13th brand, is part of VW Group's aggressive push into electric vehicles and new technology services as it emerges from its diesel emissions scandal.
BMW's ride-hailing project takes on Uber with autonomous carsMon, 05, Dec 2016
BMW will test autonomous vehicles in Germany as it seeks to keep up with ride-hailing firms such as Uber. The automaker will test self-driving functions in Munich before expanding the project to other cities.
2017 Honda CR-VSun, 04, Dec 2016
Apple signals a readiness to join the self-driving car raceSun, 04, Dec 2016
Apple is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.
Ford open to deals with Trump to keep jobs in U.S., Fields saysFri, 02, Dec 2016
Ford is willing to work with Donald Trump to keep jobs in the U.S. if he puts the right policies in place, CEO Mark Fields said. Ford still plans to move its Focus compact and C-Max hybrid to Mexico from a Michigan factory, but the company believes it can work with the new president to encourage economic growth in the U.S.
Lusty and thrilling: What people are saying about Alfa Romeo's StelvioTue, 22, Nov 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles finally unveiled the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week, and the crossover quickly became a hot topic. Here’s what people are saying about the Alfa Romeo Stelvio.