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Criminal case filed against BMW over South Korea car fires

Criminal case filed against BMW over South Korea car fires

A group of BMW owners in South Korea filed a criminal complaint against the German automaker Thursday over alleged delays in recalling more than 100,000 cars after a spate of engine fires, their lawyer said.

Tesla's board says Musk started go-private talks last week

Tesla's board says Musk started go-private talks last week

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk started talks with the company's board last week about taking the electric car maker private, some board members said on Wednesday.

Tesla unveils Shanghai factory plans amid US-China trade row

Tesla unveils Shanghai factory plans amid US-China trade row

Tesla on Tuesday revealed plans to build a factory in Shanghai that would dramatically increase its notoriously constrained production capacity, with boss Elon Musk ...

Germany orders recall of 60,000 Audis over emissions

Germany orders recall of 60,000 Audis over emissions

Germany this week ordered the recall of tens of thousands of cars produced by Volkswagen subsidiary Audi over ‘illegal software’ designed to conceal levels of harmful emissions, the KBA vehicle licensing authority said ...

MEC closes maintenance centre of a car company

MEC closes maintenance centre of a car company

The MEC said a violation was registered against the company for flouting Article 14 of Law No 8 of 2008 on Consumer Protection.

Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

Dashcam footage of the first fatal self-driving car crash involving a pedestrian shows the Uber vehicle operator gasping in horror seconds before the impact.

German automakers biggest spenders on electric cars: study

German automakers biggest spenders on electric cars: study

Germany's massive car industry is the biggest investor worldwide in electric vehicles, a study published Monday found, as it scrambles under increasing pressure to adopt low-emissions technology.

Judges delay ruling on diesel bans for German cities

Judges delay ruling on diesel bans for German cities

German judges Thursday pushed back a decision on whether German cities can ban old diesel cars to reduce air pollution, with potentially dramatic consequences for a key industry ..

California wants 5 million 'green' cars on roads by 2030

California wants 5 million 'green' cars on roads by 2030

California Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order detailing aims to have five million electric cars on the state's roads by 2030 -- by accelerating the production of such vehicles using financial incentives and rebates.

Five things to see at the Tokyo Motor Show

Five things to see at the Tokyo Motor Show

From a car that wants to be your friend to another that burns off the fat: here are five hot vehicles on display at the Tokyo Motor Show.

Nissan suspected of forging inspection documents: reports

Nissan suspected of forging inspection documents: reports

Nissan factories routinely forged inspection documents for new vehicles, reports said Wednesday, as a scandal mounted around Japan's second-biggest carmaker that has already been hit with a costly recall.

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks, setting it on the bumpy road to making new vehicle sales all-electric by 2030.