Litigation and Regulations
Supreme Court case could change the game for automotive patent lawsuitsTue, 28, Mar 2017
Black Tesla worker says he faced racist taunts, violent threatsTue, 28, Mar 2017
Uber resumes self-driving car program in San Francisco after crashMon, 27, Mar 2017
Volvo sticks with Uber partnershipMon, 27, Mar 2017
Volvo is standing by its partnership with Uber, despite the ride-hailing company's string of public relations disasters, including a high-profile accident this weekend that led to Uber temporarily shutting down its self-driving testing program.
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crashSat, 25, Mar 2017
Calif. upholds Obama emissions rules, setting up clash with EPA over mpg targetsFri, 24, Mar 2017
California approved light-vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration has put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators over emissions rules that could be expensive for automakers and a headache for consumers.
Trump review of emissions rules may only slow march to higher mpgThu, 23, Mar 2017
Emissions rules set by the EPA may take a backseat to consumers demanding vehicles that guzzle less gas and automakers having to meet tougher standards if they want to export cars overseas, according to analysts. California and nine other states in the ZEV program -- eight in the northeast, plus Oregon -- are expected to move ahead on Friday with previously established targets.
VW's definitions of cooperation, truth lost in translationMon, 27, Mar 2017
Uber pushes back on possible Canadian taxationFri, 24, Mar 2017
Mustang owners sue Ford, claiming 2016 Shelby GT350 overheats, loses powerThu, 23, Mar 2017
Cost of mpg fuel standards could be 40% lower, report saysWed, 22, Mar 2017
Technologies such as turbochargers, advanced transmissions and lighter materials -- aluminum instead of steel, for example -- could reduce fuel efficiency compliance costs by 34 percent to 40 percent per vehicle from 2022-25, the International Council on Clean Transportation said in a new report.