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Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

By Rod McGuirk | Sep 17
Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday.

Talks Carry On but No Deal Yet in UAW Strike Against GM

Talks Carry On but No Deal Yet in UAW Strike Against GM

By Tom Krisher and Mike Householder | Sep 17
Talks continued into the night but there was no end to the strike against General Motors.

No Deal: Auto Workers Strike Against GM in Contract Dispute

No Deal: Auto Workers Strike Against GM in Contract Dispute

By Tom Krisher and Mike Householder | Sep 16
More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike.

Activists Block Main Entrance to Frankfurt Auto Show

Activists Block Main Entrance to Frankfurt Auto Show

Sep 15
Activists blocked the main entrance to the Frankfurt Motor Show on Sunday in a protest against what they call the "climate and environment destroyers" produced by the auto industry.

U.S. Opens Probe into Nissan Rogue Automatic Emergency Braking

U.S. Opens Probe into Nissan Rogue Automatic Emergency Braking

Sep 13
The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that the automatic emergency braking on the Nissan Rogue can turn on for no apparent reason.

Merkel: Germany, Auto Industry Face 'Herculean' Climate Task

Merkel: Germany, Auto Industry Face 'Herculean' Climate Task

Sep 12
Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany's auto industry and the country as a whole face a "Herculean task" meeting the goals set for combating climate change.

Edmunds Compares Honda Insight and Toyota Corolla Hybrid

Edmunds Compares Honda Insight and Toyota Corolla Hybrid

By Carlos Lago | Sep 11
Car shoppers seeking high fuel economy have two particularly intriguing choices this year: The Honda Insight and the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

Climate Change, Trade Woes Reshape Frankfurt Auto Show

Climate Change, Trade Woes Reshape Frankfurt Auto Show

By David McHugh | Sep 11
The headwinds buffeting the auto industry are making themselves felt at the Frankfurt Motor Show, with companies confronting a slowdown in sales due to global trade uncertainty and pressure from governments to lower emissions of air pollutants.

Volkswagen Bets Big on Electric. Will Consumers Buy In?

Volkswagen Bets Big on Electric. Will Consumers Buy In?

By David McHugh | Sep 10
Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, the leading edge of a wave of new battery-powered vehicles about to hit the European auto market.

Nissan Board to Meet; Chief Faces Renewed Pressure to Resign

Nissan Board to Meet; Chief Faces Renewed Pressure to Resign

By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 9
Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa acknowledged Monday that he is working to pass over the helm at the Japanese automaker to the next generation, indicating he was ready to step down.

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