Laws/Law Enforcement http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53330/more en VW Emissions Scandal Echoes GM India Controversy http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-emissions-scandal-echoes-gm-india-controversy <div class="node-body article-body">Despite evidence that VW misrepresented emissions data to Indian authorities, the automaker need look no farther than a similar case involving General Motors India to see its actions might not carry a severe penalty.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-emissions-scandal-echoes-gm-india-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-emissions-scandal-echoes-gm-india-controversy#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Engines India Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous Audi General Motors Volkswagen Emissions Laws/Law Enforcement Sales Results Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:51:00 +0000 1400041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>VW says test-rigging software in up to 11 million EA189 diesel engines.</strong></p> Open Oz Roads to Self-Driving Cars, Volvo Exec Says http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/open-oz-roads-self-driving-cars-volvo-exec-says <div class="node-body article-body">“I am confident that within three or four years we can have cars with autonomous-drive features being driven on prescribed roads if state governments change their laws to accommodate them,” Volvo Australian chief Kevin McCann says.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/open-oz-roads-self-driving-cars-volvo-exec-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/open-oz-roads-self-driving-cars-volvo-exec-says#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Australia Autonomous Vehicles Technology Miscellaneous Volvo Car Autonomous Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:14:00 +0000 1398751 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Autonomous Volvo XC90 trial included driver-operated car.</strong></p> Price-Fixing Suit Would Target Spanish Car Dealers http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/price-fixing-suit-would-target-spanish-car-dealers <div class="node-body article-body">Rosa Guirado, one of three attorneys preparing the civil lawsuit, says the case for damages in the Spanish price-fixing case is stronger than in the Volkswagen diesel-emissions fraud scandal.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/price-fixing-suit-would-target-spanish-car-dealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/price-fixing-suit-would-target-spanish-car-dealers#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Industry Spain Dealer Miscellaneous Auto Makers Dealerships Sales & Marketing Laws/Law Enforcement Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:07:00 +0000 1397001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Audi, other defendants&nbsp;already fined </strong><strong>&euro;</strong><strong>224</strong><strong> million by government.</strong></p> New EPA Discovery Further Dents VW’s Credibility http://wardsauto.com/industry/new-epa-discovery-further-dents-vw-s-credibility <div class="node-body article-body">The latest round of vehicles uncovered during recently heightened federal test activity of VW vehicles would add thousands of units to an expected recall by the automaker.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/new-epa-discovery-further-dents-vw-s-credibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/new-epa-discovery-further-dents-vw-s-credibility#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines Diesel U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Audi Porsche Volkswagen Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Diesel Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Laws/Law Enforcement Restructuring Turbocharger Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:59:00 +0000 1388831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Audi A7, Q5 3.0L TDI V-6 now implicated in VW emissions-cheating scandal.</strong></p> Self-Regulation Foundation of Indian Auto Safety http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/self-regulation-foundation-indian-auto-safety <div class="node-body article-body">Market response is the major force for ensuring vehicle fitness in India, as the country has no specific law or procedures for recalls or liability for compensation.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/self-regulation-foundation-indian-auto-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/self-regulation-foundation-indian-auto-safety#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Engines India Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Ford General Motors Honda Volkswagen Emissions Laws/Law Enforcement Regulatory Agencies Safety Vehicles & Technology Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:20:00 +0000 1384851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Older Honda CR-Vs included in India&rsquo;s biggest-ever recall.</strong></p> VW Faces Uphill Slog in Emissions Recall http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-faces-uphill-slog-emissions-recall <div class="node-body article-body">Legally, experts say, VW has few levers to pull. Unless a state requires annual emissions inspections, owners are free to keep their TDIs as-is.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-faces-uphill-slog-emissions-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-faces-uphill-slog-emissions-recall#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines Diesel U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Audi Volkswagen Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Diesel Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Laws/Law Enforcement Product Development Restructuring Fri, 16 Oct 2015 10:54:00 +0000 1372671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Owners relish Volkswagen 2.0L 4-cyl. turbodiesel.</strong></p> Former Exec at Chinese Automaker FAW in Bribery Probe http://wardsauto.com/former-exec-chinese-automaker-faw-bribery-probe <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Zhang Xiaojun is suspected of taking bribes while servibng as an executive vice president in the Audi sales division at the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture. </div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/former-exec-chinese-automaker-faw-bribery-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Industry China Miscellaneous Labor & Human Resources Laws/Law Enforcement Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:19:00 +0000 1369621 at http://wardsauto.com Key F&I Word for Regulators: Transparency http://wardsauto.com/f-i/key-fi-word-regulators-transparency <div class="field-byline"> David Missimer </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For auto dealers, following the rules needn’t be hard – nor become an embarrassing and costly oversight.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/f-i/key-fi-word-regulators-transparency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/f-i/key-fi-word-regulators-transparency#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America Industry F & I Retail U.S. Dealer IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Dealerships Retail Laws/Law Enforcement Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:09:00 +0000 1357371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>David Missimer</strong></p> German Investigators Contact EPA on VW Affair http://wardsauto.com/german-investigators-contact-epa-vw-affair <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">A spokesman for Germany's transport ministry confirms investigators have contacted the U.S. regulator regarding Volkswagen's misrepresentation of diesel-emissions tests.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/german-investigators-contact-epa-vw-affair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines Diesel U.S. Germany Technology Miscellaneous Diesel Emissions Laws/Law Enforcement Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:03:00 +0000 1358791 at http://wardsauto.com WRAPUP 3-Germany investigates VW's ex-boss over fraud allegations http://wardsauto.com/wrapup-3-germany-investigates-vws-ex-boss-over-fraud-allegations <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>* R&amp;D heads of VW brand, Audi, Porsche suspended - sources</p> <p>* New data shows huge gap between car tests and real world</p> <p>* Some analysts criticise choice of new CEO, VW shares fall</p> <p>By Andreas Cremer</p></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wrapup-3-germany-investigates-vws-ex-boss-over-fraud-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Engines Diesel Germany Technology Miscellaneous Diesel Emissions Labor & Human Resources Laws/Law Enforcement Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:00:40 +0000 1357861 at http://wardsauto.com