Ala. dealership cited for safety violations after 3 employee deathsDec. 14
EV credit survives compromise tax billDec. 13
U.S. House and Senate negotiators have agreed to spare the electric-vehicle tax credit as part of a compromise package on tax reform, according to a Republican familiar with process, Bloomberg reported.
Ontario to introduce rebates to boost electric truck demandDec. 14
Canada's biggest province, Ontario, will introduce a new rebate program worth up to C$75,000 for buyers of electric trucks, in a move that could boost purchases of models by Tesla and rivals like China's BYD.
Cox sues CDK, cites anti-competitive practicesDec. 11
In a battle between two dealership vendor giants, Cox Automotive is suing CDK Global for anti-competitive business practices. CDK and Reynolds and Reynolds, which Cox called a co-conspirator but is not a party to the suit, have colluded to eliminate competition in dealership data integration, the federal lawsuit said.
Automakers question Calif. zero-emission mandate as feds reassess mpg rulesDec. 12
IIHS top safety picks dwindle under new criteriaDec. 7
Carmakers want Silicon Valley's tech without its patent warsDec. 7
Ex-VW exec Schmidt gets max 7 years, $400,000 fine for U.S. emissions violationsDec. 6
Oliver Schmidt, the former executive who spearheaded Volkswagen's multiyear efforts to keep its conspiracy to cheat on diesel emissions a secret from U.S. regulators, received the maximum sentence possible from a federal judge in Detroit.