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Fears of a full-blown global trade war moved closer to reality last week as the United States delivered on a threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports,
California, Connecticut and Maryland have demonstrated the greatest commitment toward developing an electric vehicle market among states that mandate automakers hit sales targets for zero-emission vehicles, according to a...
Concerns about self-driving cars displacing workers are overblown and should be balanced against overwhelming potential advantages in the transportation segment, a new report says.
The Center for Auto Safety has asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate certain Kia and Hyundai vehicles built in the United States for potential noncrash fire risk.
There is little national security basis for the Trump administration's threatened tariffs on imported autos and parts, but they can't be dismissed as political theater or a negotiating ploy.
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers has written nine governors whose states follow California's ZEV program asking for tangible steps to help increase sales, including more investments in EV charging infrastructure,...
After losing the fight to forestall U.S.
First-order negative effects of tariffs on the auto industry and the broader economy would be modest, but the damage increases if trading partners retaliate with restrictions on U.S. exports.
An influential congressman threatened to subpoena Larry Thompson, the independent monitor appointed by the Justice Department to oversee Volkswagen AG's internal reform effort
Global suppliers and even U.S. automakers will need to be extra careful about who they do business with to avoid getting tripped up by legal problems.
Japanese supplier Maruyasu Industries will pay a $12 million fine after pleading guilty to conspiracy charges related to price fixing, bid rigging and distribution of steel tubes.
A dozen states on the Eastern Seaboard have signed on to a strategy for building out electric vehicle charging infrastructure to make fuel access easier and encourage people to buy electric cars.
Automakers and others sense an opportunity to create a national high-octane standard that satisfies Big Oil, agribusiness, regulators and the auto industry.
President Trump pressed automakers to build more vehicles in America and launched a fresh attack on NAFTA, which has benefited the companies, while auto executives urged him to work with California to keep nationwide vehicle...
Representatives for the oil, biofuel and fuel retail industries told a House panel that state and federal governments are giving the EV market preferential treatment -- at their expense.
Front-crash prevention systems, better headlights and SUV design improvements are ways automakers can contribute to reducing pedestrian deaths, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said.
GM CEO Mary Barra says the automaker supports updated federal fuel efficiency standards, but that does not undercut GM's commitment to reducing emissions.
NHTSA, worried that too many model year 2006 Ford Rangers and Mazda B-Series pickups with defective Takata airbags remain on the road, pleaded with owners to schedule a free repair.
Changes outlined in a draft proposal may be more than automakers bargained for when they requested a rewrite of 2022-25 model year emissions targets.
Two Senate Democrats say consumers should be entitled to free loaners or rental cars on any type of safety recall, not just ones with high-risk parts or the rare "do not drive" order.
The departure this month of a little-known White House bureaucrat could affect the pace, if not the substance, of administration deliberations over a new set of emissions and fuel-efficiency rules.
The EPA's proposal to reset fuel economy standards for model year 2022-25 vehicles will be heavily motivated by consumer demand, administrator Scott Pruitt told a House panel Thursday.
Under a revised trade pact with the U.S., Korea will double the annual quota for U.S. light-vehicle imports to 50,000 per Detroit 3 automaker, recognize U.S.
Under a new initiative, the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration has reminded 40,000 motorists that their vehicles have been recalled for safety defects and should be taken to a franchised dealership to be fixed at no...
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