Accused of conspiring for eight years to block use of devices for both gas, diesel.
BERLIN — Top executives from German carmakers Volkswagen, BMW and Daimler are finalizing plans for a White House meeting on trade policy next week, German and U.S. officials said on Thursday. Officials from the carmakers, asking not to be named, said the meeting was tentatively set for Tuesday, and would include VW Chief Executive Herbert Diess, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and BMW production chief Oliver Zipse. President Donald Trump has been harshly critical of German automakers and what
EU acts in response to this week's dire climate-change report.
EU's Juncker says if U.S. enacts new tariffs, EU will do the same
Trade situation is shifting quickly
Trade concessions could mean an end to the dispute.
It could affect $294 billion of U.S. exports.
"We don't want to fight in public via Twitter."
Uber had argued that it was merely an app.
Did German automakers collude over decades?
Regulators around the world question oversight over emissions-testing policies that failed to stop 11 million VW diesels from being programmed to rig the system.
It's not legally binding, but a ban on internal combustion could potentially spread across the entire European Union.
Developing cars for different markets is very costly, and finding a way to unify regulations could dramatically reduce those costs.
An EU commissioner says that VW should treat each side of the Atlantic the same when it comes to diesel scandal customer payments.
A study launched by VW and Shell looks to biofuels as a better way to achieve climate goals. Others see it as an attempt to block fuel-economy targets.
Five projects will add more than 500 new CHAdeMO/CCS Combo fast chargers, making transcontinental EV travel easier.
In 2011 meetings, regulatory officials worried about just the sort of thing that VW did to defeat European diesel emissions tests.