- Spanish police probe garages offering emission cheating Updated: Oct-03-15 10:36 am
MADRID - Spanish police have cracked down on a string of garages that allegedly provided customers with mechanical and software services that enabled their cars to cheat emission checks in a scam similar to that which has engulfed Volkswagen, a statement said Saturday.
- US regulator missed its best chance to catch VW cheating Updated: Oct-02-15 8:19 am
CHICAGO - More than a decade ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency helped develop a technology that ultimately was used by an independent laboratory to catch Volkswagen's elaborate cheating on car emissions tests. But EPA used the technology primarily to test trucks rather than passenger cars because such heavy equipment was a much bigger polluter.
- GM warns the Valley: Prepare to compete over driverless cars Updated: Oct-01-15 3:19 pm
MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Move that tiny self-driving pod out of the way.
- The Latest: Nordic nations ponder action against VW Updated: Sep-30-15 10:59 am
BERLIN - The latest developments in the Volkswagen emissions scandal. All times local.
- Tesla's first SUV, the Model X, is finally hitting the road Updated: Sep-30-15 1:04 am
FREMONT, California - Electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has mastered the sporty two-seater and the elegant sedan. Now, it wants to conquer the family hauler.
- Google's driverless car drivers ride a career less traveled Updated: Sep-29-15 5:16 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - After a friend recommended that he join a secret Google project six years ago, Brian Torcellini suddenly found himself on the road to an occupational oxymoron. He became a driver in a driverless car.
- VW faces daunting challenges in fixing emissions cheating Updated: Sep-27-15 6:10 pm
DETROIT - Volkswagen faces daunting challenges in fixing software that enables cheating on diesel engine emissions tests, a task that's becoming more urgent because of growing anger from customers.
- Spain requires VW subsidiary SEAT to return clean subsidies Updated: Sep-26-15 1:41 pm
MADRID - The Spanish government will require the Volkswagen subsidiary SEAT to return subsidies it had received to produce "efficient vehicles," a top minister said Saturday.
- No driver, no problem: Self-driving car developers Updated: Sep-26-15 10:30 am
FRANKLIN, New Jersey - "It's turning! It's turning," said Jonathan Colella, his eyes fixed at the wheels on the "Cockroach."
- VW CEO: 'I am endlessly sorry' brand is tarnished Updated: Sep-22-15 11:47 pm
DETROIT - Volkswagen AG's smog-test scandal escalated Tuesday as the company acknowledged putting stealth software in millions of vehicles worldwide. The crisis has already cost VW more than 24 billion euros ($26 billion) in market value.
- Q&A: A look at Volkswagen's emissions crisis Updated: Sep-22-15 1:35 pm
German automaker Volkswagen AG admits that it rigged U.S. emissions tests so it would appear that its diesel-powered cars were emitting fewer nitrogen oxides, which can contribute to ozone buildup and respiratory illness.
- For 7 years, VW software thwarted pollution regulations Updated: Sep-21-15 7:53 pm
DETROIT - Volkswagen became the world's top-selling carmaker trumpeting the environmental friendliness, fuel efficiency and high performance of diesel-powered vehicles that met America's tough Clean Air laws.
- Report says Apple moving forward on building a car Updated: Sep-21-15 4:36 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is speeding up work on a project that could lead to the California tech giant building its own electric car, according to a new report.
- Tech disruption hangs over automakers at Frankfurt show Updated: Sep-16-15 12:11 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - A sense of impending disruption hangs over all the shiny new cars at this year's edition of the Frankfurt International Motor Show.
- Businesses, organizations committing to electric vehicles Updated: Sep-16-15 12:05 pm
SHELBURNE, Vermont - A group of Vermont businesses, hospitals and schools are committing to advance their efforts to use electric vehicles in the state.
- 31 Detroit ambulances going green with new technology Updated: Sep-15-15 3:30 pm
DETROIT - Some Detroit ambulances are being retrofitted with new green technology that is expected to save the city cash on fuel use and reduce exhaust emissions.
- Amid China woes, European carmakers look to home market Updated: Sep-15-15 2:02 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - European automakers are shrugging off the threat to sales from China's struggling economy and focusing instead on growing demand in their home market, where competition is getting increasingly fierce, particularly for mass market cars.
- Toyota launches hydrogen-fueled sedan Updated: Sep-15-15 7:59 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Toyota is taking the next step in its quest for carbon-free travel with the launch of the Mirai hydrogen-fueled sedan.
- Google names auto veteran to lead self-driving car push Updated: Sep-14-15 12:12 pm
Google has hired auto industry veteran and former Hyundai U.S. CEO John Krafcik to run its self-driving car program.
- LA police, city vehicles go green with 160 new electric cars Updated: Sep-12-15 2:45 pm
LOS ANGELES - The sounds of city vehicles on Los Angeles streets are about to get a bit quieter.
- Hopi hotel partners with Tesla for charging station Updated: Sep-12-15 6:15 am
MOENKOPI, Arizona - People who drive electric cars now have another place to charge their vehicles in the Four Corners area.
- Automakers commit to put automatic brakes in all cars Updated: Sep-11-15 8:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Ten automakers have committed to the government and a private safety group that they will include automatic emergency braking in all new cars, a step transportation officials say could significantly reduce traffic deaths and injuries.
- Lake County making electric car chargers available to public Updated: Sep-11-15 4:31 am
WAUKEGAN, Illinois - Drivers will be able to charge their electric cars for free as part of a pilot program in one suburban Chicago county.
- Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.7M trucks for air bag, weld troubles Updated: Sep-10-15 2:18 pm
DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.7 million trucks to fix problems with air bags and welds in the steering system.
- Indianapolis car sharing service launches amid questions Updated: Sep-08-15 8:45 am
INDIANAPOLIS - An electric car sharing program that's launched in Indianapolis faces lingering questions about its city subsidies and complaints about the charging stations tying up parking spaces.