Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell stack for vehicle propulsion
For use in bus, rail, marine, mining, construction and aerospace vehicles, plus stationary power applications.
German automaker Audi to cut 9,500 jobs by 2025
Audi currently employs some 90,000 people around the world.
German prosecutors investigate Audi CEO in emissions case
Rupert Stadler is being investigated on suspicion of fraud and indirect improprieties with documents.
German automakers’ shares fall on diesel emissions concerns
Newsmagazine report claims the automakers have colluded for years over diesel technology.
Audi engineer charged with directing VW emissions cheating
Giovanni Pamio is accused of being a leader in a conspiracy that has cost VW more than $20 billion in criminal penalties
Ont. judge orders VW to pay $2.1B in class action emissions suit
Many will also have the choice to return their vehicle at the buy-back price as of mid-September 2015.
Audi’s German headquarters searched in emissions probe
VW and Audi vehicles with 2-litre diesel engines make up the bulk of those caught up in Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal.
Audi vet joins Tesla to lead production
The electric car maker wants to produce 500,000 vehicles per year by 2018, two years earlier than initially planned.
VW, Audi recall 850K vehicles to fix Takata air bag inflators
Covers vehicles from model years 2006 to 2014.
Global Volkswagen sales down 2.2% in November amid emissions scandal
US sales were down 15.3% to 45,300 units.
Emissions scandal cuts VW US sales by 25% in November
Automaker blames stop-sale orders for diesel-powered vehicles.
Ont. investigates Volkswagen for software that bypasses emissions controls
Government estimates there are 35,000 of the Volkswagen and Audi models in the province equipped with the software.
VW investigation focusing on development managers
The automaker’s top US manager will appear before Congress Oct. 8.
VW Canada halts some sales after emissions scandal
Software turns off controls on diesel models allowing them to boost power, exceed pollutant limits.
Automakers commit to automatic brakes in all cars
Technology is part of a new era in vehicle safety in which the focus is on preventing crashes rather than on protecting occupants.
Audi plans electric SUV with 500-kilometre range
Will feature three electric motors to take on Tesla Model X.
Newer cars burn excessive amounts of oil, survey finds
Consumer Reports finds Audi, BMW and Subaru among biggest offenders.
Automakers accelerate factory investments, jobs in Mexico
They’re lured by low wages and trade deals.
GM moving Cadillac headquarters to New York City
High-end brand will also become it’s own operating unit, giving it more freedom to chase global growth, GM says.
China fines Audi $40.5M, Chrysler $5.2M in auto monopoly probe
Business groups say the secretive and abrupt way the investigations are conducted is alienating foreign companies in China.
VW investing $600M to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs
SUV is part of a plan to increase US sales to 800,000 vehicles by 2018.
Daimler pays $845 million for 12% stake in Chinese partner
Automaker looks to increase its footprint in the fast growing Chinese car market.
Toyota tops Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings
Seven Japanese brands take top 10 spots, causing trouble for US and European competition.