Diesel emissions are a serious problem--as serious as a heart attack (literally).
Jeeps and Ram pickups with the company's 3.0-liter diesel engines are one step closer to going back on sale in the U.S. after the automaker announced Friday it would resubmit those vehicles to federal testers.
Volkswagen is recalling more than 84,000 Passat diesels from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 model years, but surprisingly, the recall has nothing to do with the cars' emissions systems. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the Passat's heat shields might not do the one job they're designed to do: protect the underbody from heat.
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From Motor Authority:
Ford announced Monday that President and CEO Mark Fields will be replaced with former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett.
Lamborghini delivered a record 3,457 cars in 2016. With the arrival of its new Urus SUV, Lamborghini is predicting the number of deliveries to double.
Shelby American has had a busy week of new product reveals but the onslaught isn’t over just yet.
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From Green Car Reports:
Another small portion of Volkswagen's diesel scandal has been put to rest: the EPA announced its approval of modifications for 2012 through 2014 Passat TDI sedans.
It's all the buzz of the auto industry this morning: Ford has fired its CEO Mark Fields and will replace him with Jim Hackett, former CEO of Michigan furniture maker Steelcase.
The costs and prices of electric cars are endlessly debated, not only among owners and advocates but within the industry itself.