China halts production of 500-plus gas-guzzling cars

2 Jan
Coal power plant in ChinaChina’s Vehicle Technology Service Center has announced a large-scale stop-sale of various gas guzzling cars, including some that are effective January 1st. The move is part of the Chinese government’s ongoing efforts to curb pollution and promote electric vehicles. All told, carmakers must halt production of 553 vehicles, including...

BMW issues stop-sale for i3 electric car

27 Nov
2018 BMW i3 and i3sBMW has told its dealers to hold all sales of its 2018 i3 electric car due to a compliance issue detected by the NHTSA. The German automaker will also recall about 30,000 examples of the BMW i3. The government agency found during routine testing that the i3 does not provide adequate protection in simulations of a very specific head-on collision...