German prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros over emissions cheating

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Automotive provider Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties that allowed automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in the city of Stuttgart stated on Friday. The auto industry’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, where automakers utilized engine management control software to throttle back real-world […]

Japan auto lobby dismayed as Trump declares some imports security threat

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Japan’s automakers’ lobby stated on Tuesday that it was dismayed by the US President Donald Trump’s declaration that some imported vehicles and parts posed a threat to U.S. national security, as the industry braces for a potential increase in U.S. tariffs. Trump made the unprecedented designation of foreign automobiles on Friday but delayed for up […]

Most new vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech by 2023, says General Motors

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General Motors stated on Monday that majority of its global models will be capable of over-the-air software upgrades by 2023, as GM presents new vehicle electrical systems aimed to securely handle heavy data traffic and software downloads from the internet. General Motors and other established auto companies have been not that quick to catch up […]