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A mortifying end to Audi engineering guru's distinguished career?

il y a 11 heures 2 min
The scandal surrounding Volkswagen's fraudulent diesels threatens to end the career of one of Germany's auto engineering titans -- Audi product development boss Ulrich Hackenberg.

An ex-cosmetics exec gives Opel a makeover

il y a 11 heures 2 min
Massage seats and a perfume diffuser aren't features you'd expect on a mass-market compact car. But they're available in Europe on the redesigned Opel Astra, at the directive of the brand's marketing maven, Tina Mueller.

FCA concedes on Tier 2 without busting budget

il y a 11 heures 2 min
Facing a costly possible strike, FCA agreed to a revised new contract with the UAW that includes a path to nearly full pay for Tier 2 workers.

Ferrari to be valued at up to $9.82 billion in stock offering

10 oct. 2015 - 00:01
Ferrari will be valued at as much as $9.82 billion in an initial public offering when owner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sells a 9 percent stake in the Italian supercar manufacturer.

VW diesels, with operative emissions gear, are slower and thirstier, Consumer Reports finds

9 oct. 2015 - 21:00
Two Volkswagen models with 2.0-liter diesel engines are slightly slower and thirstier with their emissions systems active, according to road tests by Consumer Reports.

VW faces Nov. 20 deadline in California for fix to diesel violations

9 oct. 2015 - 19:05
California is giving VW until November 20 to come up with a plan to fix diesel models affected by its rigging of emissions tests, a spokesman for the California Air Resources Board said.

VW faces Nov. 20 deadline in California to fix diesel violations

9 oct. 2015 - 19:05
California is giving VW until November 20 to come up with a plan to fix diesel models affected by its rigging of emissions tests, a spokesman for the California Air Resources Board said.

Revised FCA contract deal boosts newer workers to top-wage status in 8 years

9 oct. 2015 - 18:22
A new tentative agreement between Fiat Chrysler and the UAW provides a wage progression that will get lower-paid Tier 2 workers to the same rate of pay -- $30 an hour -- as Tier 1 workers after 8 years on the job.

Revised FCA contract deal OK'd by UAW leaders for rank-and-file vote

9 oct. 2015 - 18:22
Leaders of UAW locals representing Fiat Chrysler workers have unanimously recommended a revised tentative agreement that calls for a longer, more substantial pay progression for lower-paid employees.

VW brand faces full-year loss on scandal costs, report says

9 oct. 2015 - 15:57
VW's core autos division will likely plunge into a loss this year as it is set to shoulder the bulk of the costs from the fallout of the company's rigging of diesel emissions tests, two company sources told Reuters today.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says fired employees go work for Apple

9 oct. 2015 - 15:12
Elon Musk called Apple a 'Tesla Graveyard' where his fired employees go to work. The Tesla CEO, in an interview with a German newspaper, dismissed the notion that Apple hires top engineers away from his company.

Texas sues VW claiming deception, diesel pollution

9 oct. 2015 - 13:30
Texas joined the Volkswagen litigation bandwagon, accusing the company's U.S. unit of violating state consumer protection laws and clean air standards by using rigged software in some of it diesel vehicles.

A Stanford professor's quest to fix driverless cars' major flaw

9 oct. 2015 - 12:18
As the autonomous car movement barrels ahead, Chris Gerdes is raising questions about ethical choices that must inevitably be programmed into the robotic minds expected one day soon to be driving along the nation's highways.

VW's 2016 diesel sales 'months' away

8 oct. 2015 - 23:00
Volkswagen of America isn't expected to begin selling 2016 models with 2.0-liter diesel engines for several months as the EPA plans to subject the vehicles to a battery of tests to ensure they comply with U.S. emissions laws.

3 Nishikawa Rubber execs indicted by U.S. for price-fixing

8 oct. 2015 - 22:03
Three executives affiliated with Japanese supplier Nishikawa Rubber Co. were indicted in federal court for their alleged roles in the auto supply chain's ongoing price-fixing scandal.

Ferrari pushing for $12.4 billion valuation in stock offering, report says

8 oct. 2015 - 21:11
Ferrari's coveted status as a maker of cars for the super rich is helping push up its value in an initial public offering to as much as $12.4 billion, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.

New FCA-UAW contract deal would raise Tier 2 pay to $29 an hour, report says

8 oct. 2015 - 18:42
Fiat Chrysler is offering so-called second-tier UAW members as much as $29 an hour -- up from $25 previously proposed -- under a new tentative agreement which avoided a strike by 40,000 union members, two people familiar with the matter told...

Older VW diesels will need software and hardware fixes, Horn tells lawmakers

8 oct. 2015 - 17:01
A software fix won't be enough to bring most of the 482,000 vehicles involved in its emissions violations scandal into compliance with U.S. clean air laws, Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn testified in a congressional hearing today.

Suppliers shouldn't pay for VW diesel scandal, executive says

8 oct. 2015 - 16:27
VW should not try to make up for the costs of its emissions scandal by putting pressure on suppliers to lower their prices, the head of a German engine parts maker ElringKlinger said today.

Fiat Chrysler workers skeptical of new UAW deal's impact on wages

8 oct. 2015 - 15:51
Workers outside the gates of a Fiat Chrysler plant in Kokomo, Ind.

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