EPA sues Fiat Chrysler over alleged diesel emissions cheating

May 24, 2017

EPA sues Fiat Chrysler over alleged diesel emissions cheating

U.S. environmental regulators on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against automaker Fiat Chrysler, accusing the company of installing devices on its trucks that hid harmful emissions during testing. The company kept the software’s existence from regulators during the certification process for 104,000 3.0-liter light-duty diesel ...

/ May 9, 2017

Trump camp hollows out EPA science integrity board

The Trump administration will not reappoint half the expert members of a board that advises the Environmental Protection Agency on the integrity of its science. The decision is the latest in a series of moves that could benefit polluters. The chairwoman of the EPA’s ...

New negotiator to head Japan's FTA talks with EU next week

Mar 30, 2017

New negotiator to head Japan's FTA talks with EU next week

Japan and the European Union will hold working-level talks on a bilateral free trade agreement from April 3 to 5, with Tokyo’s contingent headed by a new chief negotiator, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday. The latest round of talks in the capital comes after ...

Abe, Merkel agree to work with U.S. to promote trade

/ Mar 21, 2017

Abe, Merkel agree to work with U.S. to promote trade

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed Monday that Japan and Europe should work together with the United States to promote free trade. “At a time when a protectionist movement is growing in the world, Japan and Europe must cooperate with ...

Abe to meet with EU leaders later this month

/ Mar 10, 2017

Abe to meet with EU leaders later this month

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Brussels on March 21 to meet with European Union leaders. At the meeting, Abe and the EU leaders, including EU Council President Donald Tusk, are likely to reaffirm their determination ...

Feb 18, 2017

Japan, EU agree to push bilateral trade deal

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday that he and European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom had confirmed their resolve to swiftly conclude free trade negotiations between the two economies. “We reaffirmed that it is extremely important (to reach) a broad agreement … as soon ...