Regulatory

Ford Recalls Cars Again for Fuel System Defect

July 09, 2019 at 11:24 AM

Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 58,000 vehicles in North America with a defect that could deform the fuel tank and interfere with engine performance.

New Zealand Plans Fees, Discounts to Drive EV Sales

July 09, 2019 at 1:03 AM

New Zealand’s transport ministry plans to launch a “green car” program in 2021 that offers discounts for electric cars and impose new fees for high-emission vehicles.

Revival Plan for Opel: EVs and PSA Platforms

July 09, 2019 at 12:02 AM

PSA Group figures its Opel brand will be able to meet carbon dioxide emission targets in Europe by building new models on lighter platforms and injecting its lineup with electrified cars.

FCA Recall Targets Jeep Transmission Flaw

July 08, 2019 at 4:20 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobile NV is recalling 98,700 Jeep Cherokee SUVs worldwide to fix a flaw that could cause the transmission to unexpectedly shift into neutral.

Honda Airbag Recall Targets 1.68 Million U.S. Vehicles

July 08, 2019 at 11:05 AM

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 1.68 million of its vehicles in the U.S. to again replace Takata Corp. airbag inflators that could explode in a crash.

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.