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Trump and the Auto Industry: Update

By Cars.com Staff on Thu Jun 01 13:58:00 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — As he begins his term, President Donald Trump is focusing on U.S. manufacturing and, in particular, the automotive industry. We're following his comments and moves around this industry as they occur, so check back regularly to see what's… Read More

Trump and the Auto Industry: Update

By Cars.com Staff on Thu Jun 01 13:58:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — As he begins his term, President Donald Trump is focusing on U.S. manufacturing and, in particular, the automotive industry. We're following his comments and moves around this industry as they occur, so check back regularly to see what's… Read More

Justice Department Sues FCA Over Diesel Emissions

By Jennifer Geiger on Tue May 23 12:28:29 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Earlier this year, the EPA alleged that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles broke the law and violated the Clean Air Act by equipping two of its diesel vehicles with engine software that pollutes the air with excess nitrogen oxide emissions,… Read More

New Ford CEO Poised for Self-Driving Car Leadership

By Nick Kurczewski on Tue May 23 10:24:26 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Ford Motor Co. is, in a way, putting a mouth where its money is. This explains the sudden departure of Mark Fields, a long-time veteran of the Blue Oval brand, and the promotion of Jim Hackett, a relative… Read More

VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By Cars.com staff on Fri May 19 13:10:04 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 Volkswagen diesel cars from the 2009-2016 model years. Below is a timeline of major events; we'll… Read More

More VW Diesels Get Emissions Fix

By Kelsey Mays on Fri May 19 13:01:54 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The Volkswagen Group has received regulatory approval to fix more than 84,000 cars with a batch of diesel four-cylinder engines involved in its ongoing diesel-emissions scandal. The EPA and California Air Resources Board have approved a fix for… Read More

Uber and Out? Ride-Hail Firm Becomes Its Own Worst Enemy

By Nick Kurczewski on Mon Mar 06 11:52:34 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The past few weeks have not been kind to Uber, though that's nothing compared to what might be in store during the months ahead for the ride-hailing giant. While its service remains hugely popular, the San Francisco-based company… Read More

Trump Border Tax Could Add Thousands to Car Prices

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Feb 27 13:05:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Should a border adjustment tax under President Donald Trump take effect, it could add thousands of dollars to the price of your new car. That's according to Baum & Associates, an automotive forecaster based near Detroit, which modeled… Read More

VW Powers Up Electrify America Initiative

By Fred Meier on Thu Feb 09 11:14:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group has created a unit called Electrify America to manage the $2 billion pot of money it must spend over 10 years on electric vehicle charging stations and support for zero-emissions vehicles. The operation will dole out… Read More

Global Automakers Tout 'Made in USA' at D.C. Auto Show

By Fred Meier on Fri Jan 27 15:44:34 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Foreign automakers with plants and workers in the U.S. are making a point of their contributions to the U.S. economy in their displays at the 2017 Washington Auto Show, which opened to the public in Washington, D.C., today.… Read More

Trump's Big Border Tax: Answers for Car Shoppers

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Jan 26 09:40:30 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — President Donald Trump has threatened escalations in tariffs on foreign-made goods if U.S. manufacturers, including automakers, don't bring more manufacturing stateside. That could impact 4 in 10 cars that U.S. shoppers buy, and the effects — both good… Read More