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Jeep, Suzuki models found to have broken EU emissions rules

Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki Vitara diesel models face Europe-wide sales bans after Dutch regulators said they used "prohibited emissions strategies" that led them to emit higher levels of nitrogen oxide on the road than under testing conditions.

VW's Diess says former Seat CEO de Meo 'probably in talks' with Renault

VW Group CEO Herbert Diess said the automaker would like to keep Luca De Meo but accepts that he will leave the company.

Toyota credit outlook lowered by Moody’s on industry challenges

The outlook was changed to negative from stable, Moody’s said as it affirmed its Aa3 rating for the company -- the fourth-highest level. The Japanese giant has held that rating since 2011.

Renault's Senard dismisses talk of Nissan shareholding changes

The automaker's chairman said strengthening industrial cooperation between the partners and coming up with a coordinated response to the shift to electric cars were more urgent issues. 

Ford expects $2.2 billion Q4 hit because of pension plans

Ford said the "remeasurement loss" on pension and retirement liabilities is expected to reduce its quarterly net income by about $1.7 billion, although Ford said it will not impact its total adjusted earnings.

VW pleads guilty, faces $196 million fine in Canada for diesel scandal

VW pleaded guilty after being charged with 60 counts of breaching the Canadian Environmental Protection Act and providing misleading information. 

GM's remaining Mich. tax credits valued at $2.27 billion after $325 million reduction

The automaker agreed to voluntarily reduce the remaining value of its state tax credits from $2.6 billion is part of a deal that will require the company to maintain an in-state workforce of at least 34,750 and invest $3.5 billion in Michigan facilities by 2029.

GM, Ford limit China travel to guard against deadly virus

The automakers and other companies are restricting non-essential travel to Wuhan, the epicenter of the contagion that so far has killed nine people and seen cases spread across the region and even to the U.S.

Michigan, Tesla settle suit over direct vehicle sales

The settlement says Tesla may "operate under existing Michigan law; sell cars to Michigan customers as long as the sales contract indicates the sale took place in a state other than Michigan; and, indirectly own service and repair facilities in Michigan through a subsidiary."

Delaware judge delays DealerSocket's acquisition of Auto/Mate

The restraining order will be in place until a preliminary injunction hearing is held Feb. 11 before a judge in Delaware.