8,668 Articles
1 / 413

The West Virginia State Attorney General is suing VW for violating the consumer protection act there. If the automaker loses the case, it could face serious financial losses, including large payments to consumers and the state government.


Plug In America Podcast

A video demonstrates pressing the Tesla Model S park button while moving. The ACEEE has some comments on EPA's Phase 2 GHG program proposal. Listen to the Plug In America podcast.


US officials are asking why ISIS appears to be using a large number of Toyota trucks, ABC News reports.


Volkswagen continues to investigate the source of the evasive diesel engine software internally, but it's reportedly not turning up evidence against three suspended top engineers.


Renault-Nissan CEO Says Regulations Could Limit Rollout Of Self-Driving Cars

According to Nissan, government regulations, not technology, will be the limiting factor in adopting autonomous self-driving cars.


CARB Pushes EPA To Adopt Stricter Engine Emissions Rules

Toyota and Air Liquide are building a hydrogen station in Belgium. CARB asks the EPA for stricter emissions rules. Proterra adds a 35-foot EV bus to its lineup.


A motorcycle rider in Florida managed to flee police while driving distracted last Thursday.


With the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership unveiled, we're now seeing the potential impact the free-trade deal would have on the auto industry.


Also, VW's Diesel Scandal Is Apparently An American Conspiracy

European automakers don't think their diesels will be able to hit upcoming EU standards, so they're asking for a break. Whether legislators go along with it remains to be seen.


Plus: Notes On Mazda's Sports Car, The Rock And Ford, And Tesla's Model X

We curate the week's events with a focus on Volkswagen's continuing diesel-emissions scandal. Plus, other news and notes from around the industry.


Hyundai and Kia could be on the hook to pay at least $28.9 million to Paice LLC for patent infringement, but they are appealing.


Feds Seek Assistance From Some Experts, Ignore Help From Other Ones

Cars have become hacking targets, but documents show the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is struggling to address automotive cyber threats.


German prosecutors are stepping back from their initial investigation into Martin Winterkorn for alleged fraud in the emissions scandal. They say there's not yet enough evidence to focus on him in the case.


Smokers who light up in vehicles with children inside will face fines in England and Wales due to a new ban that went into effect Thursday.


NRG Undergoes Restructuring

11 North American and European governments form the International ZEV Alliance. NRG shakeup could affect eVgo charging network. Zero Motorcycles will launch its 2016 lineup at AIMExpo.


Multiple reports indicate that Bosch warned VW in 2007 against using the engine management software VW used to skirt diesel emissions tests. A VW engineer warned the company again in 2011.


The government incentives that buyers of VW's diesels received in 2009 could be used to form a fraud case against the automaker by prosecutors in the US.


The United States Postal Service has placed an order for over 9,000 Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo vans that will be specially equipped for collecting and delivering the mail across the country.


With Marijuana's Rise, More States Find Firm Answers Are Hard to Come By

As more states consider rescinding bans on recreational marijuana use, lawmakers, police officers and transportation officials are urging each other to prepare for an increase in drugged drivers. Exactly how should they brace for a siege of stoned drivers? No one is quite sure.


Like The EPA, DOT Officials Chill Hope For Protections In Copyright Law

Independent researchers have uncovered major cyber-security weaknesses and emissions scams, but the government agencies that benefit most don't appreciate the help.


NHTSA says that flaws in the FCA US Early Warning Report data resulted in under-reported death and injury claims. The automaker says that it told the regulator as soon as the problem came to light.

1 / 413
Share This Post