The professor doesn’t think VW cheated in the name of better efficiency. He speculates cost was the driver. Continue Reading...
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General Motors is no longer being fined $7,000 per day by federal safety regulators for failing to provide adequate information in the controversial ignition switch recall and subsequent investigation. Continue Reading...
There’s more fallout from General Motors’ toxic ignition recall. Another high-level engineer is stepping down from his post. Continue Reading...
GM’s ongoing ignition switch scandal has left it with more than a bit of egg on the face; try an entire omelet. Continue Reading...
Some might have expected a small riot after news surfaced that Hyundai inflated its mpg claims on more than 1 million recently sold cars, but the media brouhaha was worse than any other backlash — so far. Continue Reading...
Left in the wake of Hyundai’s debunked fuel economy claims, brands that vowed to catch up are unexpectedly well-positioned. As gas mileage lurches to the forefront of many driver’s minds, car buyers are considering which product will be the least thirsty. It’s an issue that easily put Hyundai atop many lists until recently when the… Continue Reading...
An investigation by NASA has cleared Toyota‘s electronics systems of causing the unintended acceleration phenomenon that was widely reported in 2010. The Department of Transportation, who oversaw the investigation, released a statement claiming “NASA engineers found no electronic flaws in Toyota vehicles capable of producing the large throttle openings required to create dangerous high-speed unintended… Continue Reading...
Ford’s European headquarters in Cologne, Germany has been raided by German officials as part of an investigation into a kickback scandal by the German prosecutors office. While Ford itself is supposedly not the target of the investigation, employees at Ford have been implicated in the scandal, and Ford, as well as the German government are… Continue Reading...
Toyota has officially spoken out against allegations that it planted a story in the Wall Street Journal that absolved the company of an responsibility in their unintended acceleration scandal. The mess began after The Wall Street Journal published a story citing “people familiar with” the investigation who claimed that the evidence pointed to driver error… Continue Reading...