The past couple of years haven't been kind to diesels or the companies that make them. Among the hardest hit have been German manufacturers like Volkswagen, which has coughed up over $22 billion in fines and fixes so far, with many more opportunities for payouts down the road. (That said, U.S. automakers haven't gotten off scot-free: Fiat Chrysler is facing a Dieselgate crisis of its own.)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling the 2017 Dodge Challenger to address a problem with the car's transmission. A software glitch could allow owners to think their vehicle is in park when in fact, it's not.
2018 Mini Countryman
From Motor Authority
Mini will launch an electric version of its Hardtop in 2019, the brand confirmed on Tuesday.
Remember the stunning Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato coupe unveiled last summer?
The United Kingdom will ban the sale of vehicles powered purely by gasoline or diesel by 2040, environment minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday.
Tesla Model S after IIHS small-overlap frontal crash test, late 2016 [frame from IIHS video]
From Green Car Reports
The Tesla Model S has retaken its spot as the luxury sedan that gets the highest ratings from Consumer Reports after the electric car gained back automatic emergency braking that works at all legal road speeds.
Toyota has long been the laggard on battery-electric cars, claiming they're only suitable for shorter trips and promoting hydrogen fuel cells as the best zero-emission vehicle technology.
The U.S. Department of Transportation said yesterday the NHTSA is preparing to revise corporate average fuel economy requirements for model years 2022 through 2025.