Honda says U.S. driver seriously injured by Takata inflator ruptureWed, 19, Apr 2017
Honda said a driver of a 2002 Accord was seriously injured after a Takata airbag inflator ruptured during a March 3 crash in Las Vegas.
More consumers become skeptical about self-driving tech, J.D. Power study findsTue, 18, Apr 2017
More consumers are becoming skeptical of self-driving vehicles even as they increasingly want semiautonomous safety technology, a J.D. Power and Associates study found.
Why one man is spending millions to get Musk to break ties with TrumpMon, 17, Apr 2017
What started out as Doug Derwin's personal political protest has now morphed into a full-on public campaign to force Musk to sever all ties with President Trump.
German automakers discuss publishing real-world fuel economy dataThu, 13, Apr 2017
Germany's automakers are discussing whether to follow the lead of French rival PSA and publish a more realistic guide of cars' fuel consumption to boost consumer confidence.
Trump's border tax loses momentum -- maybeTue, 11, Apr 2017
Trade barriers seem to be off the front burner for the Trump administration lately, but analysts and industry executives at the NADA/J.D. Power Automotive Forum on Tuesday warned against getting complacent.
Automakers aim to strike deal with EPA, Calif. over 2025 emissions targetsTue, 11, Apr 2017
A trade group representing automakers hopes to reach a deal with California and the Trump administration over vehicle fuel efficiency standards. The White House plans to hold negotiations with car companies and California over the mpg rules.
Trump taps Lyft executive for key transportation postThu, 06, Apr 2017
President Donald Trump plans to nominate a Lyft executive, Derek Kan, as undersecretary of transportation for policy. Kan's selection comes as Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao reviews self-driving vehicle guidance issued by the Obama administration.
Former FBI director to oversee nearly $1 billion in Takata restitution fundsThu, 06, Apr 2017
A federal judge plans to name former FBI director Robert Mueller to oversee nearly $1 billion in Takata restitution funds as part of a Justice Department settlement.
White House seeks to slash EPA funds for emissions testingTue, 04, Apr 2017
The Trump administration would nearly eliminate federal funding for the EPA's budget for light-vehicle emissions and fuel-economy testing but will seek to raise fees on the auto industry to pay for some tests. Automakers are concerned the proposed cuts could delay certification of new vehicles and getting products to consumers.
A review of emissions rules won't stop r&dMon, 03, Apr 2017
The government might ease back on vehicle emission regulations, but that won't stop the spending necessary to be competitive, says Ben Patel, Tenneco's new chief technical officer.
Ford recalls F-250 pickups that could roll while in parkSat, 01, Apr 2017
Ford said it is recalling about 52,600 F-250 pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada because the vehicles could roll after the driver moves the automatic transmission lever into park position.
Borg Warner sees hybrid, electric car parts growth despite U.S. uncertaintyFri, 31, Mar 2017
Borg Warner said it expects to see sales grow for global hybrid and electric vehicle parts, even as a review of fuel economy standards in the United States threatens to slow emissions improvements.