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U.S. hearing into VW violations put industry, EPA under scrutiny

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive will field questions from U.S. lawmakers Thursday on how the company managed to evade pollution rules, kicking off a probe into the scandal and whether other automakers might be implicated.

Fiat Chrysler targeted with UAW strike deadline

11:54 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015 | UPDATED: 10/6/15 4:26 pm ET -- adds background
The UAW notified Fiat Chrysler that it will cancel contract extensions under which 40,000 unionized workers have been working since Sept. 14 and could go on strike. The union set a “strike deadline” of 11:59 p.m.

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Subaru hints at future vehicles with 2 Tokyo show concepts

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Subaru is about to shift to a new global platform that will underpin its entire lineup and propel what it hopes will be a new phase of growth.

VW to recall diesel models in Europe starting in January, Mueller says

6:03 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Volkswagen's CEO told a German newspaper that the company will launch a recall in Europe of cars with software designed to skirt diesel emissions...

U.S. House panel prepares to grill VW on cheating timeline

4:38 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW waited two months after acknowledging a software abnormality in its cars to tell regulators the algorithm was designed to cheat emissions tests,...

VW stops the music as diesel scandal buries culture of spending

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW's lavish parties typically featured a surprise guest, from the Pet Shop Boys to Robbie Williams to Justin Timberlake.

VW under pressure for answers as emissions scandal deadlines loom

11:03 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Hans Dieter Poetsch's first board meeting as chairman of Volkswagen on Wednesday could turn out to be his most important, coming just hours before a...

Mitsubishi sends Evo off with Final Edition

11:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Mitsubishi plans to drop the high-performance Lancer Evo but will offer a final, special edition in the U.S. as part of a farewell.

Tesla's Model X: What critics, analysts are saying

11:30 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Tesla's Model X is one of the most anticipated new nameplates of the year.

Toyota unveils new self-driving safety tech, targets 2020 autonomous drive

9:18 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Toyota said it will deploy autonomous driving systems by 2020 and take a big step forward this year by deploying technology that allows vehicles to...


Pischetsrieder, Bernhard deny involvement in VW diesel scandal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Former VW Group CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder and ex-VW brand chief Wolfgang Bernhard deny involvement in the automaker's use of software capable of...


Mueller says VW will cancel or delay nonessential investments: 'This won't be painless'

7:06 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller said the automaker will delay or cancel nonessential projects as pressure mounts to slash spending in the wake of the...


VW sued by West Virginia over clean diesel claims

6:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
West Virginia is suing Volkswagen AG for deceiving car buyers after the EPA said last month that the company had installed software to hide that its...


VW considers diesel fixes ranging from upgrade to new car, report says

2:34 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
VW Group is exploring options from a simple software upgrade to replacing cars as a fix for its rigged diesel vehicles.

Canada to pledge $763 million over 10 years to auto industry, report says

8:31 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper is set to promise more than $1 billion Canadian ($763 million) in assistance over 10 years for the automotive...

Mazda issues stop-sale for nearly 15,000 Mazda3 compacts

9:25 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Mazda is issuing a stop-sale and stop-delivery for its popular Mazda3 compact because of a defect in the fuel shut-off valve.

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Speth says brand's 'heart and the soul' will remain in the UK

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover is branching out of the UK with a factory in China and plans to build cars in Brazil and Slovakia.

Fiat Chrysler management shuffle boosts Kuniskis, Manley

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Fiat Chrysler has shuffled its North American upper management, giving more responsibility and brands to Dodge boss Tim Kuniskis and Jeep head Mike...

VW has no evidence against suspended top engineers, report says

1:41 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
VW has not found any evidence against three top engineers suspended as part of its internal investigation into the rigging of U.S.

Subaru preps midcycle update for Forester at Tokyo show

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Subaru will unveil an update of the Forester at this month's Tokyo Motor Show, freshening the crossover's styling and installing the company's latest...

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