#EMISSIONS

Diesel

BMW Goes All In on Sustainability

Comprehensive plan targets 7 million electrified vehicles on the road by 2030

Diesel

Ex-VW Manager Will Finish U.S. Prison Term in Germany

Two more years to serve for role in diesel emission cheating scandal

Regulations

Nevada to Give California’s Low-Emission Targets a Whirl

State vows to join 14 others that favor rougher emission rules.

Hybrid

GM’s Barra Says EV Switch Will Take Decades

GM sets its own pace for an all-electric future

Economics

Groups Sue U.S. Over Fuel Economy Rollback

Legal fight expected to reach the Supreme Court

Diesel

German Court Sides with VW Diesel Owners on Compensation

Court allows buybacks on diesels rigged to evade pollution standards.

Propulsion

Save the Environment, Drive a Jeep?

Making a case for adding green credentials to off-road performance

Production

GM Expands Renewable Energy Program in Michigan

Solar and wind sources will generate 100% of U.S. facilities by 2030 

Sales

German Carmakers Tout Scrappage Plan to Revive Sales

Cash-for-clunks could deliver cleaner air, faster production relaunch

Economics

How Much Will COVID-19 Impact Automotive R&D Spending?

Virtually all automakers and suppliers expect to reduce r&d spending this year, but company size and location make a difference.

Hybrid

McLaren Eyes Synthetic Fuels

Can the carbon-neutral technology eventually become a viable alternative to electric vehicles?

Quality

Vehicle Certification in a COVID-19 World: Ricardo Adds Remote Testing

Carmakers and certification authorities can watch from home during the process

Regulations

Canada Caught in the Middle in CO2 Rules Fight

Current regulations align with tougher standards

Regulations

U.S. Fuel Economy Hits All-Time High

Gains keep coming despite the boom in trucks and SUVs 

Car/Ride Sharing

Report: Ride-Hailing Services Significantly Increase Emissions

Researchers call for more pooled rides in electric vehicles

Regulations

VW Faces First U.S. Jury Trial Over Cheater Diesels

New phase begins over the company’s never-ending crisis

Regulations

VW Offers $900 Million to Diesel Owners in Europe

Volkswagen says it’s ready to begin paying €830 million in reparations in Germany to owners of diesels it rigged to evade European emission standards.

Regulations

U.S. Drops Antitrust Probe of CO2 Deal by 4 Carmakers, California

Is the fight over emission standards nearing an end?

Regulations

Europe’s Carmakers Seek Holistic Pollution Policy

European carmakers are pushing a 10-point plan to help reach the region’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.

Diesel

Jeep Diesels Face Ban in Europe

Jeep faces a partial sales ban in Europe unless it fixes diesel-powered Grand Cherokee SUVs that evade emission regulations.

Connectivity

VW Chief Call for “Radical Overhaul”

Volkswagen's CEO says the company will fade away without "radical" overhaul.

Mobility

Six Reasons Euros Might Like EVs

How are you going to get the people behind the wheel of an EV?

Regulations

VW in Talks to Settle German Diesel Claims

Volkswagen has shelled out billions of dollars in the U.S. over its diesel cheating scandal. Now it’s in talks to settle claims by more than 400,000 disgruntled customers in Germany.

Regulations

Panel Blasts Trump Plan to Freeze Emission Rules

A science advisor panel says the Trump administration would do the country more good by scrapping its plan to curb the tougher emission limits for cars currently due in 2021.