Laws/Law Enforcement http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53330/more en U.K. Green-Lights Driverless Cars on Public Roads http://wardsauto.com/politics/uk-green-lights-driverless-cars-public-roads <div class="node-body article-body">The announcement follows a 6-month government review that considered the best and safest ways to test automated vehicles that allow an individual to take control of the car if necessary. It also looked further ahead to the legal implications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/uk-green-lights-driverless-cars-public-roads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/uk-green-lights-driverless-cars-public-roads#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Autonomous Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:26:00 +0000 1228101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Government ministers to witness self-driving shuttle trials.</strong></p> New Zealand Raises Stink About Pest Aboard U.S. Cars http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-zealand-raises-stink-about-pest-aboard-us-cars <div class="node-body article-body">A government environmental official says without effective methods of eradicating the stink bug, ‟non-compliant vehicles may have to be turned away” from New Zealand ports. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-zealand-raises-stink-about-pest-aboard-us-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-zealand-raises-stink-about-pest-aboard-us-cars#comments Public Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific New Zealand Dealerships Sales & Marketing Laws/Law Enforcement Trade Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:19:00 +0000 1215421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Non-native pest would threaten New Zealand crops.</strong></p> Chairman, Son Look to Shed Stock in Hyundai Affiliate http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/chairman-son-look-shed-stock-hyundai-affiliate <div class="node-body article-body">Chairman Chung Mong-Koo and Vice Chairman Chung Eui-Sun earlier this month found no takers for 5 million shares of Hyundai Glovis with an asking price of roughly $1.3 billion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/chairman-son-look-shed-stock-hyundai-affiliate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/chairman-son-look-shed-stock-hyundai-affiliate#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Asia Pacific South Korea Hyundai Finance Labor & Human Resources Laws/Law Enforcement Restructuring Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:27:00 +0000 1208211 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Stock offering by CEO Chung (second from right) raises questions about Hyundai future.</strong></p> Japanese Regulators May Hike Supplier Oversight in Wake of Takata Recalls http://wardsauto.com/japanese-regulators-may-hike-supplier-oversight-wake-takata-recalls <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The comments by Japan's transport minister indicate possible changes to laws that prevent regulators from directly investigating supplier problems.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/japanese-regulators-may-hike-supplier-oversight-wake-takata-recalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Japan Politics Component Laws/Law Enforcement Supply Chain Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:55:00 +0000 1201791 at http://wardsauto.com Illinois Dealers Win Cut in New-Vehicle Lease Tax http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/illinois-dealers-win-cut-new-vehicle-lease-tax <div class="node-body article-body">Customers who lease a vehicle now pay taxes only on money due at lease inception and on monthly lease payments, not on the vehicle’s full purchase price.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/illinois-dealers-win-cut-new-vehicle-lease-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/illinois-dealers-win-cut-new-vehicle-lease-tax#comments Public Dealers Sales & Marketing Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Dealerships Sales & Marketing Dealership Management Laws/Law Enforcement Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:38:00 +0000 1201271 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Audi A4 among most popular leased cars in U.S.</strong></p> Implications of the Pursuit of the Driverless Car http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/implications-pursuit-driverless-car <div class="field-byline"> Robert Huey </div> <div class="field-deck"> Industry Voices </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stakeholders need to stay ahead of the regulatory curve, as laws on the state and federal levels will change in tandem with technological developments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/implications-pursuit-driverless-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/implications-pursuit-driverless-car#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers Politics Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Politics Autonomous Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Mon, 05 Jan 2015 12:33:00 +0000 1189411 at http://wardsauto.com 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>