Tesla adds more powerful battery optionTue, 23, Aug 2016
Tesla is giving its fans another thing to get charged up about with the introduction of a 100-kilowatt-hour battery pack for both the Model S sedan and Model X crossover.
GM's mid-trial bid to toss ignition-switch case denied by judgeTue, 23, Aug 2016
General Motors said a Texas judge denied its bid to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, after the company accused a car driver and his lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key.
Detroit Manufacturing Systems to open plant in ToledoTue, 23, Aug 2016
Detroit Manufacturing Systems LLC plans to announce Wednesday the groundbreaking of a new plant in Toledo to serve the nearby Jeep assembly operations.
GM asks judge to throw out ignition switch case over 'fabricated' keyMon, 22, Aug 2016
General Motors asked a Texas judge to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, accusing plaintiffs and their lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key during the ongoing trial.
Chevy expands Teen Driver tech to 9 nameplatesTue, 23, Aug 2016
Chevrolet today said it is expanding its Teen Driver technology this fall to nine nameplates, covering 64 percent of the brand's sales. The technology, which debuted on the 2016 Malibu sedan, mutes the audio system until front-seat occupants buckle their safety belts, warns the driver when exceeding a preset speed and allows parents to set a maximum audio volume.
VW production stoppages caused by defiant Bosnian supplierTue, 23, Aug 2016
In a year of almost non-stop crises following revelations of cheating on emissions tests, the force that brought VW factories to a halt wasn't regulators or a court ruling, but a defiant parts supplier from Bosnia-Herzegovina protesting at the cancellation of a contract.
Bosch calls VW owners' diesel-cheating claims in U.S. 'wild and unfounded'Tue, 23, Aug 2016
Bosch rejected as "wild and unfounded" car owners' claims in the U.S. that 38 of its employees conspired with VW Group to develop technology that enabled diesel vehicles to evade pollution-control tests.
VW says talks to end supplier dispute will resume on MondaySat, 20, Aug 2016
VW is seeking a negotiated settlement with suppliers in a dispute over contracts that is halting production at some of its plants. The automaker said talks will resume on Monday.
Daimler fights $45M compensation claim from supplier in VW disputeMon, 22, Aug 2016
Daimler is fighting a $45 million compensation claim from the supplier Prevent Group, which is also seeking damages from Volkswagen Group.
Gestamp to open r&d center near DetroitMon, 22, Aug 2016
Spanish metal stamper Gestamp's North American unit plans to open a new r&d center north of Detroit in Auburn Hills, Mich., later this year.
Mitsubishi recalls 82,436 vehicles for transmission problemsMon, 22, Aug 2016
Mitsubishi Motors is recalling 82,436 vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years because a transmission problem could delay acceleration.
Hyundai recalls '13 Elantras for deteriorating brake padsMon, 22, Aug 2016
Hyundai Motor America is recalling 64,500 Elantra sedans from the 2013 model year because the brake pedal stopper pads can deteriorate over time.