Fuel Efficiency

UK wants to delay air pollution report until Sept. 15 - May's spokesman

The British government is seeking to delay publishing a report on tackling air pollution until Sept. 15, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.<p>The government had until 4 p.m. (1500 GMT) on Monday to come up with a plan to improve air quality and meet nitrogen dioxide limits set …

21st Century

Audi and angry dealers to reach consensus in days

Audi AG and its China dealers are to stop their months-long row "in days" over its plan to develop a second joint venture in the country, said senior …

China

VW Will Pay $4.3 Billion After Being Sentenced for Conspiracy and Fraud

The VW diesel scandal is inching towards its end, in the US at least.<p>Volkswagen was sentenced Friday in federal court after pleading guilty in January to multiple criminal charges and $4.3 billion in penalties surrounding its diesel emissions scandal.<p>The sentence, read by U.S. district judge Sean …

Fraud

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Boasting a 200 hp turbocharged engine, combines both versatility and premium amenities for all life may have in store

<b>2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Review</b><p>Volkswagen introduced at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the recently created <b>2017 Volkswagen Tiguan</b>. For this situation, …

Engineering

Locked-And-Loaded Electric Audi SUV Starts Taking Deposits (Yes, Another Tesla Competitor)

Audi has not one - but two! - 310 mile range all-wheel drive all-electric SUVs coming, the first one in 2018, and the other in 2019.<p>Audi is now …

Tesla

Canada Finally Get a VW Diesel Settlement; Dealers are Selling 2015 TDIs

April has brought good news to diesel lovers and haters on both sides of the border.<p>After spending the winter (and the better part of last fall) …

Canada

Only 30% of recalled diesel vehicles rectified so far: Volkswagen

<b>New Delhi:</b> Over a year into the exercise, German auto major Volkswagen has been able to rectify only 30% of the 3.4 lakh recalled diesel vehicles it …

Tesla recall, Shanghai electric concepts, diesel VWs return, Model S changes : The Week in Reverse

<i>Which makers showed plug-in electric concepts in Shanghai that were conspicuously absent from the New York auto show?</i><p><i>What caused Tesla to recall more</i> …

Tesla

Baseball America Prospect Report (April 23)

<b>SEE ALSO</b>: Top 100 Prospects<p><b>SEE ALSO</b>: Top 10 Prospects<p><b>SIGN UP</b>: Get the BAPR!<p><b>THE LINEUP</b><p><i>Newsmakers from Sunday’s action:</i><p><b>Tyler Mahle, rhp, Reds</b>. …

Fantasy Baseball

Hunt for endangered Beetle stick shift comes up empty

<b>Q: My daughter drives a hand-me-down 2003 VW New Beetle with a 1.8-liter turbo engine and</b> <b>five-speed manual transmission. We are thinking of buying her a new car next year when she graduates college. She wants another Beetle, and she likes driving a stick. Looking online, I can't seem to find</b> …

Engineering

Volkswagen denies its Dieselgate fix causes breakdowns

Volkswagen Dieselgate fix causes break downs and reduced performance, says report<p>Volkswagen has denied claims that its Dieselgate fix for the EA189 …

Volkswagen

Uber drags taxi owners to Bombay HC for protesting, seeks Rs 12 cr as compensation for sullying brand

<b>Mumbai:</b> App-based car service provider Uber India has approached the Bombay High Court seeking Rs 12 crore in damages from taxi owners and drivers …

Uber

Truck drags car 4 miles down highway in California

Dramatic video shows tractor-trailer dragging car 4 miles down California's Cajon Pass after the sedan became wedged under the truck.

Driverless Cars

Petrol and diesel may be delivered at home soon, says petroleum ministry

The move is aimed at reducing long queues at fuel pumps in the country, the petroleum ministry said on Twitter.<p>The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural …

Oil

Volkswagen put on probation, hit with criminal fine

A federal judge in Detroit on Friday sentenced Volkswagen to three years of probation and ordered the automaker to pay a $2.8 billion criminal fine tied to the emissions cheating scandal, which it settled earlier this year.

Volkswagen

VW to pay $US2.8b for US emissions

German carmaker Volkswagen has been ordered to pay $US2.8 billion ($A3.7 billion) as a criminal penalty in the US as it struggles to end a …

21st Century

Volkswagen nears approval of $2.8 billion criminal penalty

• Trending Videos CBSN Live »<p>CBS This Morning<p>Volkswagen will pay billions in fines for emission...<p>Newsmakers<p>Return to …

Dealers of impure fuel may soon face stiffer sanctions - Auto Industry News

Eric Tipan / | April 22, 2017 09:27<p>House Bill seeks stiffer penalties for adulterated fuel<p>It may feel like you’re saving extra bucks by purchasing …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Over 10,000 Units Impacted By BS-III Ban: Ashok Leyland

Ashok Leyland on Friday (21 April) said 10,664 units of its commercial vehicles were impacted by the Supreme Court ban on BS-III vehicles but the …

2017 Toyota Highlander and Sienna Transmissions Are Updated to Shift Smoother

After we bought the popular 2017 Toyota Highlander SUV and 2017 Sienna minivan to test Toyota’s new eight-speed automatic transmission, we discovered …

Transportation

Gas Guzzlers' Gains in Fuel Efficiency Go Farther Than Fuel Sippers' Do

Americans are used to judging cars by mpg. The bigger the number, the better.<p>But miles per gallon is a measure of fuel efficiency, not consumption, and confusing the two causes drivers and policy makers to overlook—or even pass up—big savings available from modest improvements to the fuel economy …

Electric Vehicles

Whatever Regulators Decide, Engineers Still Focus on Improving Fuel Efficiency

Timing isn’t everything, although it often determines the way complex issues pan out. In January, the EPA hurriedly completed its midterm review of 2021–2025 fuel-economy standards 15 months ahead of deadline, beating President Donald J. Trump to office. The inevitable White House reaction followed …

Transportation

Junkyard Gem: 1996 Volkswagen Jetta Trek Edition

The third-generation Volkswagen Jetta sold well in the United States, and VW went for the mountain-bike enthusiast market in 1996 by working with Trek Bicycles to issue a special Trek Edition Jetta. This car came with a matching Trek mountain bike plus roof racks to haul the bike to the nearest …

Volkswagen

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

Theranos Secretly Bought Outside Lab Gear, Ran Fake Tests<p>An investor said in newly unsealed court filings that Theranos used a shell company to buy commercial-lab equipment, then pretended it was using its own technology in demonstrations for prospective partners and investors.<p>Trump Administration …

Markets

When It Comes To Clean Cars, Is The California Way The Right Approach?

California’s strict zero-emissions vehicle strategy may not be the most consumer-friendly and egalitarian way to tackle the problem.<p><i>Capital & Main is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political, and social issues.</i><p>advertisement<p>Eric Noble works in the automobile …

Tesla

How to stop the construction industry choking our cities

Building firms need to start treating diesel emissions in the same way as asbestos, says air pollution expert<p>Poor air quality, with diesel the biggest culprit, is now thought to be the cause of 40,000 deaths in the UK each year.<p>But while cars and lorries have attracted most attention, less reported …

Environment

Volkswagen emissions scandal settlement approved by courts in Ontario, Quebec

Affected motorists can begin filing for compensation beginning April 28<p>Courts in Ontario and Quebec on Friday approved a class action settlement with …

British Columbia

Dizzying costs for Volkswagen in diesel cheating case

Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) will pay a $2.8B criminal penalty for its actions with diesel emissions cheating devices.<p>The federal judge in the case …

Business

How GM got caught in the grip of Venezuela's chaos

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>General Motors halted operations in Venezuela on Thursday after the car maker's plant in the country was seized by public …

Latin America

Tesla will recall 53,000 cars globally to fix a parking brake issue

Tesla Inc said on Thursday it would recall 53,000 of its Model S and Model X cars globally to fix a parking brake issue. Shares of the U.S. luxury …

Tesla