Nissan sues South Korea over accusations of emissions cheatingFri, 24, Jun 2016
Nissan's South Korean unit said it has filed a lawsuit over claims by the government that the automaker had cheated on emissions with its Qashqai diesel SUV.
IIHS may broaden small-overlap ratingThu, 23, Jun 2016
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said it may add passenger-side evaluations to its influential crashworthiness ratings program after it found that several small crossovers showed disparities in driver- and passenger-side protection in the group's tough small-overlap crash test.
Faraday cleared to test self-driving cars on California roadsTue, 21, Jun 2016
Faraday Future plans to begin testing prototype self-driving electric vehicles on California roads later this year after winning approval from the state.
Mercedes awaits E-class certificationMon, 20, Jun 2016
A certification slowdown means Mercedes-Benz dealers will have to wait longer than expected to sell the redesigned 2017 E-class sedan.
Cheap cars fueling Mexico's sales boom often lack airbags, ABSSun, 19, Jun 2016
In the past few years, auto sales in Mexico have surged to record levels, thanks to plentiful financing and aggressive competition to get small, cheap cars into the hands of the working class. But that focus on a low sticker price has held back safety, consumer advocates say.
Time for Chinese regulators to punish the copycatsMon, 20, Jun 2016
Over the years, most major Chinese carmakers have outgrown their copycat phase. They've built their own car design teams and tapped foreign design talents to lead them. Yet, China's regulators still protect domestic companies that continue to copy foreign models.
GM seeks to dismiss claims for recalled vehicles' lost valueFri, 17, Jun 2016
A lawyer for General Motors on Friday asked a U.S. judge to bar "unprecedented" claims on behalf of millions of customers who say their vehicles lost value because the GM brand was damaged by dozens of recalls, including one for a faulty ignition switch.
Regulations have saved a lot of American livesMon, 20, Jun 2016
Voters and their representatives chose to act on automotive safety -- often over vociferous industry objections. And it was the right choice.
Michigan governor vetoes aftermarket parts billThu, 16, Jun 2016
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed a bill Thursday that would limit access to aftermarket-repair parts, saying the law would increase costs to consumers and hurt the state's aftermarket industry.
BMW recalls X3, X4 to repair child restraint anchor barsWed, 15, Jun 2016
BMW is recalling 188,670 X3 and X4 crossovers in the U.S. to fix potentially faulty lower anchor bars used in securing child restraint seats.
Takata selling shares in automakers to raise cashTue, 14, Jun 2016
Takata, the embattled airbag maker behind the biggest automotive safety recall, said it's selling shares it owns in automakers to raise funds as the company faces compensation claims for its defective devices.
Tesla to clarify how customers may disclose problemsFri, 10, Jun 2016
Tesla Motors on Friday revised a nondisclosure clause in its customer repair agreements after a U.S. regulator took issue with the practice, while the electric carmaker's CEO separately called most customer reports of suspension problems in its Model S sedan fraudulent.