Nissan Motor stated on Monday it had improperly evaluated exhaust emissions and fuel economy for 19 vehicle models sold in Japan, the second case in less than one year where misconduct has been found in its inspection processes. Nissan stated it had discovered sample test environments for emissions and fuel economy in final vehicle tests
Cars have become a necessity for almost everyone today which is why more than 1 billion vehicles were being driven all around the world according to a report published a few years ago. The numbers have only risen and this is the reason which has also led to increased number of casualties on the road.
Volkswagen has lost a legal challenge to block prosecutors from examining unpublished documents regarding its emission scandal, with Germany’s top court ruling on Friday that files seized from a U.S. law firm can be reviewed. It indicates the data from the files may be made public as part of any criminal proceedings, thus giving more
PSA is seeking to sell part of the research and development arm of its Opel affiliate as it makes efforts to revive profitability to the loss-making unit, Le Monde newspaper reported on Tuesday. The newspaper stated PSA and Opel had already sounded automobile engineering companies over the last few months so that they can submit
Hyundai Motor’s unionized workers in South Korea voted to strike over stalled wage talks, adding to the woes of the company that is bracing for possible new U.S. tariffs amid falling profits. Its shares slid to eight-year lows following the union, which has voted to strike annually for the last six years, stated on Monday
So, you are used to flying to big cities. Your job requires you to travel a lot. Not spending every day in a cubicle is a blessing and a curse. While you have the opportunity to see the world, you deal with a lot of stress. Those who have never planned a multi city trip
Hyundai Motor cautioned the U.S. administration that enforcing up to 25 percent tariffs on imported vehicles from South Korea would harm a security alliance between the two countries over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. The tariffs would hike production expenses at Hyundai’s U.S. factory by about 10 percent and “jeopardize” its U.S. investment strategy, the top
General Motors has warned that higher tariffs on imported automobiles under consideration by the Trump administration could cost jobs and result in “a smaller GM” while isolating U.S. businesses from the international market. The administration in May started an investigation into whether imported vehicles pose a national security threat, and U.S. President Donald Trump has
Ground effects are bodywork modifications car lovers make to their cars, primarily to improve aerodynamics and performance. A body kit should also improve the look and style of your vehicle, giving it a sportier or racier edge. The problem is that when these mods are only done to improve style, quite often the performance and
A German court has ordered Volkswagen’s truck unit MAN to pay 300 million euros ($350 million) to shareholders in the unit, putting a long-running court battle over its buyout offer to an end. Minority shareholders in MAN will get a gross yearly payment of 5.50 euros per share, which is 2.20 euros more compared to
Ford Motor’s long-time top lobbyist is departing from the automaker to join SoftBank Group, which is ramping up its Washington efforts, the companies stated on Friday. Ziad Ojakli, a Ford group vice president who is heading the Detroit automaker’s government relations strategy for 14 years and was a White House aide under President George W.
BMW has given a contract worth just more than a billion euros ($1.16 billion) to China’s lithium battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd, the German automaker stated on Thursday. The deal will permit China’s biggest lithium battery maker to construct a factory to produce cells for electric vehicles in Europe, BMW spokesman Glenn Schmidt stated.
General Motors has agreed to move its Vietnamese operation to VinFast Trading and Production LLC and distribute Chevrolet vehicles through the local automaker, in a move that could assist drive up its modest sales in the country. The U.S. automaker will move full ownership of its Hanoi factory to VinFast for the Vietnamese company to
Canada’s trade minister previous week met senior officials from General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV in Detroit, as Ottawa takes its lobbying effort straight to the Big Three automakers to avert possible U.S. auto tariffs. The Liberal government is depending on industry partners to push Canada’s cause in the White House and others, using
BMW would have to shut down its Mini and Rolls-Royce plants located in Britain if Brexit seriously disrupts its supply chain, an executive at the German automaker told the Financial Times. The warning comes after concerns voiced previous week by the head of Siemens’ operations in Britain, who informed Reuters that the nation should stay