Kobe Steel scandal expands to engines and tiresOct. 13
U.S. lawmakers propose making it easier to meet mpg rulesOct. 12
A bipartisan pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced a bill to make it easier for automakers to comply with federal fuel efficiency requirements, as the Trump administration weighs softening standards that require nearly doubling the fuel economy of the nation's new vehicle fleet by 2025.
At NHTSA, staff shortages under Trump slow policy changesOct. 6
A lack of senior, politically appointed officials at NHTSA has nearly frozen key decision-making at the safety agency, former NHTSA officials, consumer groups, lawmakers and some business leaders say.
U.S. chamber warns against Trump's 'highly dangerous' NAFTA demandsOct. 6
Automakers, citing costs, consumer demand, say mpg standards unrealisticOct. 6
Automotive trade groups told federal regulators they should revise light-vehicle fuel efficiency mandates approved in the final weeks of the Obama administration because the costs would be onerous and the standards do not reflect how cheap gas prices are affecting consumer demand.
Safety groups slam Senate bill for lax oversight of self-driving carsOct. 3
U.S. NAFTA demands intensify risk of scuttling trade talksSept. 29
American officials are making proposals on battleground NAFTA issues that Canada and Mexico would never agree to, intensifying doubts of reaching compromise under a tight timeline, according to three officials familiar with the talks.
Supreme Court to rehear service advisers' overtime pay disputeSept. 28
Lynn Tilton wins SEC fraud trial she worked hard to avoidSept. 27
FCA to engage in settlement talks over diesel emissionsSept. 27
Uber says it will pull out of QuebecSept. 26
NAFTA talks intensify; U.S. seen putting off key demand on autosSept. 23
One key issue is America's goal to strengthen rules of origin for cars and light trucks, which dictate how much of a vehicle's components must originate from within North America to qualify for tax free status.