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Category: Regulations


Process, Production, Regulations

California’s new coronavirus curfew does not apply to Tesla

November 23, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Workers at Tesla Inc.’s California vehicle factory are deemed essential and are not impacted by the state’s latest restrictions to curb a new surge in coronavirus infections, the California health department said on Friday. Tesla and local California officials in […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

JLR seeks to block U.S. imports of Porsche, Audi, Lamborghini and VW crossovers

November 20, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Jaguar Land Rover filed a complaint on Thursday to block U.S. imports of Porsche, Lamborghini, Audi and VW crossovers it says are using its patented Terrain Response technology without permission. JLR, owned by India’s Tata Motors, said in its filing […]


Regulations

President-elect Joe Biden Recommits to Building Back Better – and Buying American

November 16, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

There’s still about two months to go before Joe Biden is sworn in as the new president, but the former V.P. and longtime Senator isn’t wasting any time advocating for his “Build Back Better” plan to rebuild the nation’s struggling […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

What a Biden White House could mean for Tesla

November 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

President-elect Joe Biden presents a mixed bag for Tesla and other electric car-makers. On the pro side, Biden’s stated goals for clean energy and manufacturing could mean new government incentives for American manufacturers, especially electric vehicle makers. But stronger enforcement […]


Regulations

Will We See an Economic Relief Package Before January?

November 4, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The election is over! The votes will now be counted and recounted, and everyone will send the lawyers in. But it looks like Kanye lost, Joe Biden is momentarily up on Donald Trump, the House is going to remain in […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

What a Trump or Biden win for president means for U.S. automakers

November 3, 2020

Via: CNBC

The outcome of Tuesday’s presidential election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to have widespread impact on the U.S. auto industry – from near-term consumer confidence to long-term regulatory and trade policies. In his […]


Regulations

VW braces for EU fine for missing CO2 emissions reduction target

November 3, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Volkswagen Group expects to be fined by the European Union this year for failing to achieve its CO2-reduction target for its new-car fleet — despite the automaker’s deal to pool emissions with Chinese-owned U.K. brand MG Motor. “We cannot provide […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Germany plans $2.3B in aid to help auto industry tech shift, report says

November 2, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Germany has agreed to a 2 billion euro ($2.3 billion) aid package to help the country’s automakers and suppliers switch to greener engines and automated driving, according to an economy ministry paper seen by Reuters on Monday. Under the program, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

12% of Vehicles Inspected Placed Out-of-Service

October 28, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Commercial vehicle inspectors put 12% of the 43,565 inspected commercial motor vehicles out-of-service for brake-related violations during Brake Safety Week Aug. 23-29, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance said Oct. 27. Brake Safety Week is part of CVSA’s Operation Airbrake program, […]


Regulations

Sen. Baldwin Aims to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Ships

October 21, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced legislation earlier this week to expand Buy America preferences for the federal government’s purchases of ships, a step toward rebuilding the country’s once mighty – and now nearly nonexistent – shipbuilding capabilities. The Made in […]