Apr 26, 2016

Daimler, Ford brace for scrutiny after emission scandals

Carmakers have to be clearer about the way they certify their fuel economy and emission ratings as regulators ramp up scrutiny over the gap between laboratory results and on-road conditions, according to Daimler AG Chief Executive Officer Dieter Zetsche. “You can only be transparent ...

Ex-minister among seven killed in Quebec plane crash amid wind alert

Mar 30, 2016

Ex-minister among seven killed in Quebec plane crash amid wind alert

A small plane crashed Tuesday off an island in eastern Quebec, killing seven people, Quebec provincial police said. Among those killed was former federal Cabinet minister and political commentator Jean Lapierre. Other members of his family were also believed to be among the victims. ...

Feb 19, 2016

Mazda, MMC expand Takata-linked recalls by 2 million vehicles

Mazda Motor Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. added more than 2 million vehicles to worldwide recalls linked to Takata Corp. air bags in response to the latest confirmed death caused by rupturing safety devices. Mazda is calling back 1.89 million vehicles globally, a spokesman ...

Lack of charging stations hurting EV growth

Sep 20, 2014

Lack of charging stations hurting EV growth

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The growth potential of electric vehicles is being hampered by a lack of charging stations nationwide, industry experts say. Some analysts in the industry have noted that electric vehicle (EV) sales have been slower than anticipated since mass-produced electric vehicles debuted in Japan in ...

Aug 19, 2014

Mitsubishi to build fertilizer plant in Turkmenistan

Mitsubishi Corp. said Tuesday it has won a contract to build an agricultural fertilizer plant in Turkmenistan with a Turkish construction company. Together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., the trading company will be responsible for the plant’s design and for procuring its equipment. The ...