U.S. starts criminal investigation into Ford emissions certification

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The U.S. Justice Department has started a criminal investigation into Ford Motor’s emissions certification process in the country, the automaker revealed on Friday, saying it was working with the probe and still carrying out its own internal review. Ford stated the Justice Department had informed it earlier this month of the criminal investigation, which made […]

Fiat Chrysler gets U.S. approval to sell new Ram pickup

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV stated on Tuesday it has got approval from U.S. regulators to sell its new 2019 Ram 3500 pickup truck after the automaker had raised concerns a prolonged government shutdown could postpone the new heavy duty vehicle. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted certification for the gasoline and diesel-powered versions of the […]

U.S. regulators approve repair for 326,000 Volkswagen diesels

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board approved a repair for 326,000 Volkswagen diesel cars, the companies and the automaker stated. The repair will include hardware and software upgrades, consisting of replacing an emissions catalyst however will lower vehicle fuel economy scores by as much as 2 miles per gallon. The world’s […]

Harley-Davidson to Pay $12 Million Fine Due To Motorcycle Emissions

Harley-Davidson agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and stop offering unlawful after-market gadgets that trigger its bikes to emit too much contamination, the U.S. Justice Department stated on Thursday. The settlement resolves government accusations that Harley sold roughly 340,000 super tuners allowing motorcycles from 2008 to contaminate the air at levels higher than […]

Ford’s Plug-In Hybrid Marks a New Record

The 2017 Ford Fusion Energi, plug-in hybrid of Ford, can run 610 miles on a complete tank of gas and battery charge, as per USA Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approximates, a 60-mile boost from the previous year’s design. The company states the boost in overall mileage makes the Fusion Energi the greatest combined variety of […]

General Motors to Provide to SUV Owners Affected by False Fuel Labels

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General Motors revealed how it will compensate owners who bought 2016 Chevrolet Traverse, 2016 Buick Enclave, and 2016 GMC Acadia crossovers with incorrect fuel economy labels. General Motors is providing debit cards valued at $450 to $1,500 to cover the inconsistency in between the overstated fuel economy scores and the main Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

EPA to Volkswagen: Build EVs in U.S. as Penance for Diesel Cheating

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It appears like money repayments typically aren’t the only means Volkswagen will certainly attempt to offset mounting emissions-cheating software on its diesel automobiles. The German car manufacturer might additionally wind up structure electrical autos in the United States, at the request of the federal government. Based upon a write-up in the German paper Welt am […]

EPA Proposes to Prohibit the Conversion of Street Cars to Racecars

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The Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to pass regulations that would restrict the conversion of road cars into racecars. Meant as an attempt to curb greenhouse gases, the suggested policy will considerably influence competing enthusiasts and the aftermarket sector ought to it pass. Automobiles presently made use of purely for racing are exempt from the […]