Trump's review of emissions rules may only slow march to higher mpg
Emissions rules set by the EPA may take a backseat to consumers demanding vehicles that guzzle less gas and automakers having to meet tougher standards if they want to export...
VW's temporary Michigan home for diesel vehicles flagged for local violation
VW's efforts to put its diesel emissions violations behind it hit a minor speed bump this week when a Michigan city filed a lawsuit against the owners of the dilapidated...
Ford sees lower 2017 profits with most of the hit in Q1
Citing front-loaded product launch costs and engineering expenses, Ford said that much of the year-over-year decline it expects from its 2017 financial performance will occur...
Toyota brings Lexus to India with eye on growing affluence
Toyota is bringing Lexus to India more than two decades after introducing the marque in China, an acknowledgment of the second-most populous country's potential for luxury...
CFPB fines Experian $3 million over misleading credit scores
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Experian $3 million for deceiving consumers about the nature and use of the credit scores it presented to consumers.
Mustang owners sue Ford, claiming 2016 Shelby GT350 overheats, loses power
Disgruntled Shelby GT350 Mustang owners are suing Ford in federal court for about $228 million, claiming the automaker sold them 2016 model-year performance cars that...
VW finance arm makes record 2016 profit despite diesel scandal
Volkswagen's finance division reported record earnings last year, despite the carmaker's emissions scandal, and held out the prospect of another strong result in 2017.
German motor authority sued over VW scandal by environmental lobby
A German environmental group has filed a suit against country's KBA motor authority, accusing it of failing to act robustly enough over VW Group's diesel emissions scandal.
Superior Industries offers $715 million for Europe's Uniwheels
Wheel supplier Superior Industries has launched an offer to buy Uniwheels for around $715 million after winning the support of the German company's biggest shareholder.
Spain's Gestamp sets price range in $3.8 billion IPO
Spanish supplier Gestamp will price its IPO at 5.6 to 6.7 euros per share, valuing the company at around $3.
Canada aims to end Uber's tax advantage over taxis
The federal budget tabled Wednesday by the Liberal government took aim at ride-sharing providers such as Uber, looking to end a tax advantage they have over traditional taxi...
Mercedes faces complaint from China's Chery over EQ name
Chinese automaker Chery has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes's use of the "EQ" name for a subbrand of electric vehicles, throwing up a...
Cost of mpg fuel standards could be 40% lower, report says
Technologies such as turbochargers, advanced transmissions and lighter materials -- aluminum instead of steel, for example -- could reduce fuel efficiency compliance costs by...
GM plans digital signage push across U.S. dealerships
GM plans to make digital signage part of its dealership facility requirements for the first time, starting next year.
Toyota says Sienna and Yaris get more USB ports, additional safety tech
Toyota is upgrading the Sienna minivan and Yaris hatch at next month's New York auto show. Technology is on the menu for both.
Toyota gets license to Microsoft's connected vehicle patents
Microsoft said it will license all of its connected vehicle patents to Toyota in its most wide-ranging intellectual property agreement with an automaker.
The emissions tester that checked VW sees opportunity in Trump
The Swedish vehicle inspector whose technology identified emissions discrepancies in Volkswagen diesel engines sees Donald Trump as an opportunity-in-waiting.
Daimler employees probed in Germany for potential emissions fraud
German prosecutors have opened an investigation against employees at Daimler. The employees are being investigated over diesel-manipulation allegations, Bloomberg reported.
Uber pledges to fix company's 'Cult of the Individual'
Uber plans to outline diversity goals and publish the results of a sexual harassment investigation over the coming weeks, part of a commitment to fix its corporate culture.
GM taps into Canada's nerds, 'crappy' weather
It seems the Great White North is a blessing for those conducting automotive research and development.
AutoCanada names Mark Warsaba to No. 2 role following president's resignation
AutoCanada appointed Mark Warsaba as its new COO just days after the company's president, Thomas Orysiuk, resigned.
Why VW patriarch Piech's parting will be bitter
Ferdinand Piech's plan to burn all bridges to his life's work and sell his indirect stake in VW Group shows that he has become increasingly embittered, family members believe.