11th U.S. death related to Takata airbags reported by HondaThu, 20, Oct 2016
U.S. regulators and American Honda have confirmed the 11th U.S. fatality linked to a ruptured Takata airbag inflator.
Fiat Chrysler tech boss defends defeat-device claims before EU inquiryThu, 20, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler Chief Technical Officer Harald Wester defended the automaker before an EU inquiry against German government claims that its Fiat 500X diesel car cheated emissions tests.
Subaru prices redesigned 2017 Impreza $100 above outgoing carThu, 20, Oct 2016
Subaru, in a sign of ongoing weakness in the U.S. car market, is pricing the redesigned 2017 Impreza sedan and five-door just $100 above the outgoing 2016 model, despite a larger footprint and additional safety and communications equipment.
Hyundai recalls 62,811 Sonatas for loose sunroofsThu, 20, Oct 2016
Hyundai Motor America is recalling 62,811 Sonata sedans from the 2015-16 model years because the panoramic sunroof can come loose from the car and fall into traffic.
FCA to recall Jeep, Ram, Dodge vehicles in U.S.Wed, 19, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 182,743 Jeep Wranglers in the U.S. to fix potentially faulty wiring that may disconnect from the SUVs' impact sensors in a crash. The automaker is also recalling about 86,000 Ram trucks and Dodge Charger Pursuit sedans.
Barra made Clinton's long working list for VP pickTue, 18, Oct 2016
General Motors CEO Mary Barra was listed among 39 potential candidates to be Hillary Clinton's running mate in a hacked email released today by WikiLeaks.
VW said to seek final approval of U.S. emissions deal without agreed fixTue, 18, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Group is asking for a final sign-off on its $14.7 billion U.S. settlement with drivers caught up in its emissions scandal even as the automaker continues to seek regulators' approval for a fix for vehicles with "defeat device" software.
Dutch regulator weighs Tesla's use of 'Autopilot' nameTue, 18, Oct 2016
The Dutch agency that approved Tesla's "Autopilot" driver assistance system for use throughout Europe is considering what action to take on the name after several German organizations said it could be misleading.
LG Chem expects GM to sell over 30,000 Bolts next yearTue, 18, Oct 2016
LG Chem, a battery supplier for General Motors' upcoming Bolt electric vehicle, said today it expected the automaker to sell more than 30,000 of the cars next year.
Trump, Clinton stick to convention with campaign vehiclesSun, 16, Oct 2016
In the most unconventional of presidential campaigns, the two major party candidates' choices of vehicles have been decidedly conventional.
Volkswagen diesel scandal under Canadian government scrutinyMon, 17, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Canada is being investigated under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act for importing vehicles with software intended to defeat emissions testing.
PSA plans 2,000 job cuts amid Brexit, diesel decline fearsMon, 17, Oct 2016
PSA plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs, around 3 percent of its workforce, in France next year amid uncertainty over the effects of Brexit and falling diesel sales, a French radio station said.