Regulation And Safety
UPDATED: 11/14/17 4:38 pm ET - adds details

VW agrees to pay $69 million to settle New Jersey emissions suits

Volkswagen confirmed it has agreed to pay $69 million to settle New Jersey state diesel emissions claims, one of the last major outstanding diesel legal issues the German automaker faces in the U.S.

UPDATED: 11/3/17 12:37 pm ET - adds details

Coercion is not the American way

Regarding “Industry should speak up against Pruitt,” Oct. 16: Does Krishnan M. Anantharaman forget that many of the things Scott Pruitt is undoing were implemented during the Obama administration improperly and, in some cases, illegally.

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Software startup helps maintain shared vehicles

Stratim, a fleet management software startup, is looking to meet the anticipated need for timely vehicle service and maintenance as transportation moves from private ownership to shared mobility.

Private sector plays for overtime on NAFTA

Amid rising fears that President Donald Trump may fulfill his campaign threat to scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement, the business community is looking to stretch out the renegotiation process.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Law center wrong about add-ons

The “Auto Add-ons Add Up” study published by the National Consumer Law Center last month is too biased to be accorded the weight of empirically derived, credible research.

UPDATED: 11/10/17 4:01 pm ET - adds details
NTSB to probe autonomous shuttle crash in Las Vegas

Federal transportation safety officials headed to Las Vegas on Friday to investigate a collision this week between a self-driving shuttle bus on its first day of service and a truck, which was blamed on human error.

Ghosn says car ownership is here to stay

Personal car ownership isn't going anywhere, regardless of the rise of Uber and other ride-sharing services, according to the man who may oversee more auto sales than anyone else this year.

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