Government, Business, Fuel

Stellantis Forks Out $190 Million in US Fuel-Economy Fines

Stellantis NV paid $190 million in civil penalties in the first half of 2024 for failing to meet U.S. fuel efficiency standards, filings with regulators showed.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
July 19, 2024
Business, Equipment

Foreign Carmakers Outproduce Detroit Brands in US

Foreign-owned manufacturers churned out more vehicles in the U.S. last year than their rivals in Detroit, a first for the market that underscores major shifts in domestic auto production.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
July 9, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Spate of Self-Driving Probes Points to Higher Safety Bar

Companies offering driver-assistance systems and developing autonomous vehicles are entering a new phase of more exacting oversight.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
May 15, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

NHTSA Probes Zoox After Two Autonomous SUV Crashes

NHTSA has opened an investigation into Zoox, the autonomous vehicle subsidiary of Amazon.com Inc., after two incidents in which its SUVs suddenly braked and were rear-ended.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
May 13, 2024
Government, Business, Technology

EV Makers Win 2-Year Extension to Qualify for US Tax Credits

The Biden administration gave carmakers a partial reprieve in finalizing EV tax credit rules intended to loosen China’s grip on battery materials crucial to the car industry’s future.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
May 3, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

US Carmakers Hit Record Gas Mileage, but Below Fuel Standard

U.S. automakers achieved a record average of 26 miles per gallon for vehicles made in the 2022 model year, but still fell short of current fuel standards, according to EPA data on Dec. 20.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
December 21, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Carmakers Fight Air Bag Recall That May Cost $10 Billion

Carmakers like General Motors and Ford are lobbying against an extraordinary push by U.S. regulators to force a recall of as many as 52 million air bag inflators.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
December 20, 2023
Government, Technology, Fuel

Stellantis Petitions to Void California Emissions Agreement

Stellantis NV, owner of the Jeep and Ram brands, is petitioning against emissions standards adopted by California and 13 other states that it says give competitors unfair advantages.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
December 7, 2023
Government, Business, Fuel

Ford Says Strict Fuel Rules Will Cost It $1 Billion in Fines

Ford Motor Co. says it would face $1 billion in fines from 2027 to 2032 under stricter proposed average fuel economy rules that target SUV and truck manufacturers.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

Big Automakers: Future Fuel Economy Rules Unfairly Target Us

General Motors, Ford and Stellantis face a combined $10.5 billion in fines from 2027 to 2032 under stricter proposed average fuel economy rules, according to an estimate from their trade group.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
October 2, 2023