Litigation and Regulations
Trump's 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.
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.
California snubs free EVs, auto industry says in push back on new emissions mandateThu, 23, Mar 2017
The emissions tester that checked VW sees opportunity in TrumpWed, 22, Mar 2017
Daimler employees probed in Germany for potential emissions fraudWed, 22, Mar 2017
Fiat Chrysler faces French probe for emissions violations, report saysTue, 21, Mar 2017
VW CEO offices searched in Audi investigation, report saysSat, 18, Mar 2017
A German port pushes back against Trump's tough talk on tradeFri, 17, Mar 2017
Germany's Bremerhaven port once handled some 700,000 vehicles a year. That tally has since surged to 2.1 million, fueled by a sharp increase in trade. But President Trump's tough talk on foreign trade has many German workers worried.