Regulatory

Berlin Ordered to Impose Partial Ban on Diesels

October 09, 2018 at 12:32 PM

A German court has ruled that Berlin must ban older diesel-powered vehicles on some of its roads next spring.

Honda Plan Recall to Fix Fuel Problem in CR-V Crossovers

October 08, 2018 at 12:31 AM

Honda Motor Co. says it is preparing to recall an unspecified number of CR-V small crossover vehicles to fix a fuel system flaw that can push gasoline into the engine’s crankcase.

VW Says All Top Models Are Now WLTP-Certified

October 05, 2018 at 2:06 PM

Volkswagen AG, which has struggled more than other carmakers to meet Europe’s new emission testing rules, says all 14 of its top-selling models are now compliant and available for sale.

Toyota Recall Targets 2.4 Million Hybrids Worldwide

October 05, 2018 at 3:24 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to recall 2.4 million of its hybrid vehicles worldwide to fix a problem that could make the cars suddenly stall.

California May Offer Option to Trump’s Emission Rule Freeze

October 05, 2018 at 3:06 AM

The California Air Resources Board is mulling a formal counterproposal to the Trump administration’s plan to freeze future vehicle emission standards in 2021.

Europe Affirms Plan to Cut CO2 from Cars 40% by 2030

October 04, 2018 at 3:39 AM

The European Parliament has approved a plan that would slash 2021 carbon dioxide emissions from passenger vehicles and light vans 40% by 2030.

BMW Scoffs at EU’s Emission Target for Carbon Dioxide

October 03, 2018 at 2:56 AM

The European Union’s plan to slash allowable carbon dioxide emissions from cars 45% by 2030 is “dreaming,” declares BMW AG CEO Harald Krueger.

European Carmakers Warn Against CO2 Emission Limits

October 02, 2018 at 12:39 AM

Carmakers in Europe are warning of unintended consequences if the European Parliament approves a plan on Wednesday to slash allowable carbon dioxide emissions from cars 45% by 2030.

GM to Recall 3.3 Million Vehicles in China

October 01, 2018 at 3:36 AM

General Motors Co.’s venture in China is preparing to recall more than 3.3 million Buick, Cadillac and Chevrolet models to fix a suspension flaw.

California Votes to Enforce Current Car Emission Rules Through 2025

October 01, 2018 at 12:00 AM

The California Air Resources Board has voted to ban the sale of cars in the state that don’t meet current Obama-era air greenhouse gas emission standards for 2017-2025 models.

Honda Recalls 255,000 Cars to Fix Backup Camera Software

September 28, 2018 at 5:58 PM

A software flaw has prompted Honda Motor Co. to call back 255,000 late-model cars in Asia, Europe and North America.

Honda Recalls Another 1.4 Million Cars to Fix Takata Inflators

September 28, 2018 at 3:54 PM

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 1.4 million Acura and Honda brand vehicles in the U.S. to replace Takata airbag inflators that could explode when triggered by a crash.