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Muckraking Book Angered Auto Industry, Has Lasting Impact For Motorists

Fifty years later, Ralph Nader's automotive expose "Unsafe At Any Speed" remains relevant and vital for American drivers.


The EPA is boosting the amount renewable fuels in the US gasoline supply despite opposition by an unusual alliance.


The Ford Police Interceptors had the quickest lap times and sprints to 60 miles per hour in the latest round of tests of vehicles by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department and the Michigan State Police.


Bild am Sonntag says Volkswagen executives knew about irregular CO2 readings a year ago, countering VW's claim that it only found out this November.


CCTV in China caught the strange moment when several vehicles were clotheslined all at once.


In the latest legal battle ensuing from the aftermath of Paul Walker's death, the late actor's father has filed suit against Porsche, claiming inadequate safety equipment in the Carrera GT in which he died two years ago.


German prosecutors open another criminal probe into Volkswagen, this time into potential tax evasion over CO2 irregularities in about 800,000 cars in Europe.


Police stopped a van in Sichuan, China, last week and found it was stuffed with 35 people.


How The US Military Uses Contractors To Play The Bad Guys

There are a growing number of private air forces in the US which Americans are overwhelmingly unaware of.


A District Court Judge rules that attorney-client privilege protects certain documents between GM and law firm King & Spalding over the ignition switch defect.


EVs, Hydrogen Cars Will Still Have Easy Access

California is once again nearly out of the green stickers that give plug-in hybrids easy access to the state's high-occupancy vehicle lanes. They might only last several more weeks at the current rate.


Internal Takata documents reveal that from 2000 to 2010, US engineers raised concerns about altered data from airbag inflator tests.


Latest Development Comes After Admission Of Three Auxiliary Emissions Control Devices

The California Air Resources Board has ordered Volkswagen to come up with a plan for repairing approximately 15,000 cars sold in the state that contain illegal software that may circumvent emissions testing.


CO2 Emphasis Thought To Have Boosted Diesel Demand

The UK may implement a cash-for-crushing plan for diesel vehicles as it tries to get a handle on NOx and CO2 emissions.


A law that would require hybrids and EVs to have automatic audible alerts for pedestrians has been delayed until sometime next year, at the earliest.


2.0 TDI Only Needs A Software Update

Volkswagen has approved repairs for its 1.6- and 2.0-liter EA189 diesel engines in Europe, and it expects the recall to begin in January. The 2.0 only needs a software update, but the 1.6 also requires a small amount of new hardware, too.


Currnet BMW i3 Owners Excluded From Free Use Of New eVgo Fast Chargers

Tesla puts forth security principles for the "Internet of Cars." Some BMW i3 owners are upset about certain eVgo DC charger rollout details. Toyota introduces its first CNG car hauler.


The US Department of Justice is in the early stages of an investigation into supplier Bosch over its potential role in VW's diesel emissions scandal.


Audi will submit a software emissions fix for VW Group's 3.0-liter TDI V6 for the approval of the EPA and CARB. The solution could end the automaker's problem with that engine in the US.


A New Jersey woman made a fake 911 call last week to distract police so she could drive home drunk from a bar.

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