Who led charge for deal to aid VW dealers?Mon, 29, Aug 2016
In March, a panel of VW dealers set out to negotiate a compensation deal with VW that would avert a lawsuit against the factory. But when the deal finally came together, it was disclosed by someone else: the lawyer for a dealer who defied the six-member committee and sued.
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.
Updates aim to nudge Mazda upscaleMon, 22, Aug 2016
Mazda, the little automaker that could, is chugging into the near-premium space with updates to its core models.
Tesla cooperating with French authorities investigating car fireTue, 16, Aug 2016
Tesla Motors is cooperating with French local authorities investigating a fire involving one of its Model S cars during a test drive in Biarritz, it said on Tuesday.
Diesel decline not a problem for BorgWarnerMon, 15, Aug 2016
BorgWarner sees its markets slow a bit -- but they're still growing.
GM wants more diesels, CVTsMon, 08, Aug 2016
General Motors plans to step up use of diesel engines and lightweight continuously variable transmissions to help it meet tightening fuel-economy standards.
Average U.S. fuel economy rises slightly in July, study findsMon, 08, Aug 2016
The average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks sold in July in the U.S. edged up 0.1 mpg from the previous month to 25.4 mpg, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.
Mitsubishi blames 'collective failure' for mileage fraud, 'starting from the management'Tue, 02, Aug 2016
An investigation of practices at Mitsubishi found a corporate culture where workers couldn't push back against management demands and infighting between departments contributed to a fuel-economy manipulation scandal that's led to a rescue from Nissan.
Diesel 'defeat devices' used more than you thinkMon, 01, Aug 2016
In the wake of the VW diesel emissions scandal, it has become clear that other automakers in Europe make liberal use of officially sanctioned devices that spew nearly as many toxins as VW's.
Dana reimagines seals for the fuel cell eraMon, 01, Aug 2016
Dana has joined a research consortium that aims to develop a cheaper fuel cell. The consortium, dubbed Project Inspire, has given itself three years to do so.