#EMISSIONS

Batteries

MAN Fuels Up with Hydrogen

Truckmaker eyes fuel cell and hydrogen ICE applications

Regulations

Ford Chides Rivals on California Emission Levels

Ads challenge other carmakers to beat federal fuel economy standards through 2026.

Regulations

California Seeks to Ban IC Vehicles in 2035

Goal creates another confrontation with federal regulators

Regulations

Daimler Will Pay $1.5 Billion for Diesel Emission Cheating in U.S.

Settlement covers 250,000 diesel sold in 2009-2011.

Business

A New Way to Combat Climate Change: Rocks

Audi partners with Swiss startup on CO2 sequestration 

Diesel

Court Won’t Reconsider Ruling on VW Emission Updates

VW vows Supreme Court plea to bar local enforcement

Regulations

Calif., 5 Carmakers Agree on Tougher Emission Rules

Seeking middle ground between Obama, Trump era standards

Business

Auto Alliance Backs VW Plea on Emission Updates

Arguing to block regional enforcement of pollution-tampering laws

Hybrid

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.

Batteries

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

Regulations

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

Batteries

All About EV Batteries

A deep dive into battery tech by a man who was instrumental in helping it get on the road

Business

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

Mobility

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.

Batteries

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