Regulatory

China Rolls Out Strict Auto Emission Standards

July 02, 2019 at 3:49 PM

China has implemented tough new pollution limits for passenger vehicles that would slash their emissions by at least 40% by 2023.

Mazda Recalls 33,000 Cars for Wiring Fault, Loose Wheels

July 02, 2019 at 1:43 PM

Mazda Motor Corp. is launching two recalls in the U.S. to fix hazardous electrical and wheel lug flaws.

JLR Repeats SUV Recall to Fix Door Latch Flaw

July 01, 2019 at 10:56 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. is again recalling 65,400 Land Rover SUVs in the U.S. with doors that may open unexpectedly when the vehicle is moving.

Audi Recalls Targets Faulty Airbag Sensor

June 28, 2019 at 12:35 AM

Audi AG is recalling 138,900 cars in the U.S. to fix a faulty electrical connection that could switch off the passenger-side airbag system.

California, Canada to Partner on EVs, Clean Fuel

June 27, 2019 at 1:14 AM

The governments of Canada and California have agreed to swap environmental technical data, share methods of promoting low-carbon fuels and coordinate efforts to push the sale of zero-emission vehicles.

Nissan Faces Likely Fine Over Ghosn Pay Reporting

June 26, 2019 at 2:56 PM

Japanese regulators are expected to fine Nissan Motor Co. as much as 4 billion yen ($37 million) for not reporting a like amount of compensation for former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

FCA, VW Face $2.9 Billion Fine Over EU Emission Rules

June 26, 2019 at 1:59 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Volkswagen Group will face combined fines of €2.6 billion ($2.9 billion) for failing to meet 2021 emission limits in Europe, AlixPartners LLC predicts.

Porsche Recalls 99,700 Vehicles for Rollaway Flaw

June 24, 2019 at 9:38 AM

Porsche AG is recalling 99,700 sedans and SUVs in the U.S. that could roll away after drivers shift the transmission into Park.

Daimler Issues Third Profit Warning as Diesel Woes Grow

June 24, 2019 at 12:57 AM

Daimler AG says its operating earnings this year won’t grow after all because of ballooning regulatory costs related to diesel emissions.

White House Rejects Last Pleas on Fuel Economy Rules

June 21, 2019 at 12:32 AM

The Trump administration appears determined to freeze vehicle fuel economy standards this summer, after shrugging off dire consequences predicted by the auto industry.

UAW to Oppose Trump Plan to Freeze Emission Limits

June 19, 2019 at 3:43 PM

The United Auto Workers union is scheduled to testify tomorrow that it opposes the Trump administration’s plan to freeze fuel economy standards at 2020 levels.

GM Continues Effort to Avoid Takata Airbag Recall

June 19, 2019 at 11:41 AM

General Motors Co. is hoping for the fourth consecutive year to be excused from recalling more than 6 million vehicles fitted with Takata airbag inflators that could explode in a crash.