Laws/Law Enforcement http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53330/more en Report Says EC Probe Targets Top European Truck Makers http://wardsauto.com/report-says-ec-probe-targets-top-european-truck-makers <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Financial Times report centers on leaked documents from a European Commission investigation into the manufacturers' alleged collaboration in meeting emissions regulations. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/report-says-ec-probe-targets-top-european-truck-makers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Europe - Regional Emissions European Commission Finance Laws/Law Enforcement Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:38:00 +0000 1189801 at http://wardsauto.com Faurecia to Appeal Fine for Leaking Financial Info http://wardsauto.com/faurecia-appeal-fine-leaking-financial-info <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">French regulators fined the auto-parts manufacturer 100,000 euros for allegedly sharing financial information with stock analysts in 2012. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/faurecia-appeal-fine-leaking-financial-info" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe France Finance Laws/Law Enforcement Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:31:00 +0000 1189241 at http://wardsauto.com French Used-Car Dealers Hail Crackdown on Tax Fraud http://wardsauto.com/politics/french-used-car-dealers-hail-crackdown-tax-fraud <div class="field-byline"> Alan Osborn </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Concerns have been especially intense about the sale of expensive secondhand cars from Germany into France, hitting both the country’s new- and used-car car markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/french-used-car-dealers-hail-crackdown-tax-fraud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/french-used-car-dealers-hail-crackdown-tax-fraud#comments Premium Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional France Dealerships Laws/Law Enforcement Remarketing Trade Vehicles in Operation Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:39:00 +0000 1187741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tax loophole open to high-end cars such as &rsquo;12 Mercedes C-Class.</strong></p> Smuggling Stalls Growth of Colombia’s Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/politics/smuggling-stalls-growth-colombia-s-auto-industry <div class="field-byline"> James Bargent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Large numbers of tires are smuggled into the country as a result of anti-dumping measures Colombia has taken against China, which ensure high tariffs on legal tire imports remain in place.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/smuggling-stalls-growth-colombia-s-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/smuggling-stalls-growth-colombia-s-auto-industry#comments Public Auto Makers Politics South America Colombia Venezuela Laws/Law Enforcement Tariffs Trade Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:49:00 +0000 1171301 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Police examine parts smuggled into Colombia from Venezuela.</strong></p> Growth Opportunities Elusive for Indian Parts Makers http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/growth-opportunities-elusive-indian-parts-makers <div class="node-body article-body">Chinese components are priced so low that Indian manufacturers are seeking anti-dumping duties. But India also has a free-trade agreement with the ASEAN trade bloc that allows duty-free imports of parts made in those countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/growth-opportunities-elusive-indian-parts-makers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/growth-opportunities-elusive-indian-parts-makers#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific China India Auto Makers Suppliers Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Component Finance Globalization Laws/Law Enforcement Tariffs Trade Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:30:00 +0000 1175381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Magna seating design, engineering center in Pune, India, open for business.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Indian Road-Safety Proposals Get Automaker Pushback http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-road-safety-proposals-get-automaker-pushback <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers object most strongly to a rule that would require the recall of a vehicle if 100 customers complain of any defect that could harm a driver, passenger or pedestrian.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-road-safety-proposals-get-automaker-pushback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-road-safety-proposals-get-automaker-pushback#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India General Motors Honda Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Toyota Laws/Law Enforcement Safety Vehicles & Technology Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:38:00 +0000 1166861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bills aim to reduce India&rsquo;s annual traffic-death toll of 150,000.</strong></p> Korean Suppliers to Plead Guilty in U.S. Bid-Rigging Case http://wardsauto.com/korean-suppliers-plead-guilty-us-bid-rigging-case <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The U.S. Justice Department says parts makers Continental Automotive Electronics and Continental Automotive Korea will pay a $4 million fine for rigging bids for parts sold to automakers Hyundai and Kia.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/korean-suppliers-plead-guilty-us-bid-rigging-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific South Korea Politics Laws/Law Enforcement OE-Supplier Relations Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:44:00 +0000 1166431 at http://wardsauto.com Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Next Chip in CO2 Credit Game http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game <div class="node-body article-body">In 2017, California’s emissions rules will change and FCVs will carry the traveling credits automakers use to remain 50-state compliant. The rule change could lead to a shift in OEM capital investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Daimler General Motors Honda Hyundai Tesla Toyota Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Electric Vehicles Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel-Cell Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Bill Fay Bob Lee CARB fuel cell electric vehicles John Juriga Natural Resources Defense Council Roland Hwang Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:11:00 +0000 1165371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Former GM Vice </strong><strong>Chairman Steve Girsky and Honda </strong><strong>Executiv</strong><strong>e Vice President Tetsuo Iwamura </strong><strong>announce FCEV partnership in July 2013.</strong></p> Legislation Would Encourage Auto Employees to Report Defective Parts http://wardsauto.com/legislation-would-encourage-auto-employees-report-defective-parts <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A spokeswoman for U.S. Sen. John Thune says the bill is meant to "incentivize whistleblowers" in the auto industry to provide information about faulty parts not previously known to government regulators. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/legislation-would-encourage-auto-employees-report-defective-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Suppliers North America U.S. Politics Department of Transportation (DOT) Labor & Human Resources Laws/Law Enforcement Safety Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1164071 at http://wardsauto.com Top NHTSA Official Among Witnesses in U.S. Senate Airbag Hearing http://wardsauto.com/top-nhtsa-official-among-witnesses-us-senate-airbag-hearing <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Senate Commerce Committee hearing into defective airbags made by Takata will include testimony by NHTSA Deputy Administrator David Freidman, a Honda North America executive and an as-yet unnamed official with the Japanese supplier.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/top-nhtsa-official-among-witnesses-us-senate-airbag-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Airbags Laws/Law Enforcement Safety Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:14:00 +0000 1161521 at http://wardsauto.com