Regulatory

France Clears Opel of Diesel Cheating

March 20, 2017 at 9:34 AM

A French government consumer fraud agency reports no evidence that Adam Opel AG committed fraud by manipulating emission test results for diesel-powered vehicles.

BMW Expands Drivetrain Recall in N. America

March 10, 2017 at 10:36 AM

BMW AG is recalling 134,000 all-wheel-drive SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to replace defective drivetrain joint seals that could cause the front wheels to lose power.

New Study Slams U.S. Fuel Economy Targets

March 10, 2017 at 6:32 AM

A new analysis says current U.S. fuel economy goals for 2025 will hike car prices by more than $1,800 and eliminate 150,000 jobs by 2021.

Carmakers Fall Behind on U.S. Fuel Economy Goals

March 09, 2017 at 3:19 AM

Last year’s new-car fleet in the U.S. averaged fuel economy of 32.1 mpg, or 0.7 mpg short of its regulatory goal, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Audi Recalls 680,000 Cars in China

March 08, 2017 at 12:44 PM

Audi AG is calling back about 680,000 cars in China to service electric water pumps that could become clogged and cause a fire, Shanghai Daily reports.