Environment http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en Electric Cars Soon Will Cost Less Than Gasoline Autos, Research Shows http://www.industryweek.com/energy/electric-cars-soon-will-cost-less-gasoline-autos-research-shows <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance indicates that falling battery costs will mean electric vehicles will be cheaper to buy in the U.S. and Europe as soon as 2025.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/electric-cars-soon-will-cost-less-gasoline-autos-research-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/electric-cars-soon-will-cost-less-gasoline-autos-research-shows#comments Energy Environment Innovation The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Fri, 26 May 2017 13:07:00 +0000 693621 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Miles Willis, Getty Images SolarWorld Joins Case to Impose Duties on Cheap Imports http://www.industryweek.com/trade/solarworld-joins-case-impose-duties-cheap-imports <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The case threatens to upend the American solar market and has drawn vociferous opposition from the industry’s leading trade group. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/solarworld-joins-case-impose-duties-cheap-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/solarworld-joins-case-impose-duties-cheap-imports#comments Environment Regulations Trade The Latest Fri, 26 May 2017 12:17:00 +0000 693561 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>SolarWorld plant in Hillsboro, Ore.</p> Source: SolarWorld Exxon Investors Amass to Back Climate Change Plan Board Opposes http://www.industryweek.com/environment/exxon-investors-amass-back-climate-change-plan-board-opposes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The shareholder move seeks to push Exxon to publish an annual assessment on how the 2 degree Celsius global warming reduction target set by the Paris Agreement will affect its portfolio long term.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/exxon-investors-amass-back-climate-change-plan-board-opposes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/exxon-investors-amass-back-climate-change-plan-board-opposes#comments Environment Finance The Latest Thu, 25 May 2017 17:29:00 +0000 692451 at http://www.industryweek.com GM Accused in Lawsuit of Using VW-Like Defeat Devices http://www.industryweek.com/environment/gm-accused-lawsuit-using-vw-defeat-devices <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>People who own or lease more than 705,000 GM Duramax diesel trucks filed a class-action lawsuit on May 25, claiming GM installed multiple such devices in two models of heavy-duty trucks from 2011 to 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/gm-accused-lawsuit-using-vw-defeat-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/gm-accused-lawsuit-using-vw-defeat-devices#comments Environment The Latest Thu, 25 May 2017 16:01:00 +0000 692141 at http://www.industryweek.com US Sues Fiat Chrysler for Diesel Emissions Violations http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-sues-fiat-chrysler-diesel-emissions-violations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The EPA alleges that nearly 104,000 vehicles with 3.0 liter EcoDiesel engines were equipped with software “defeat devices” that caused the vehicles’ emission control systems to perform differently, and less effectively, during certain normal driving conditions than on laboratory emissions tests.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-sues-fiat-chrysler-diesel-emissions-violations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-sues-fiat-chrysler-diesel-emissions-violations#comments Environment The Latest Tue, 23 May 2017 17:51:00 +0000 689081 at http://www.industryweek.com US Said to Ready Lawsuit Over Fiat Chrysler Diesel Engines http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/us-said-ready-lawsuit-over-fiat-chrysler-diesel-engines <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A suit would mark an escalation of the U.S. government’s months-long inquiry and could expose Fiat Chrysler to significant penalties.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/us-said-ready-lawsuit-over-fiat-chrysler-diesel-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/us-said-ready-lawsuit-over-fiat-chrysler-diesel-engines#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Environment The Latest Thu, 18 May 2017 14:03:00 +0000 684301 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images 'Excess' Diesel Truck and Car Emissions Killed 38,000 in 2015: Study http://www.industryweek.com/environment/excess-diesel-truck-and-car-emissions-killed-38000-2015-study <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Researchers calculated that diesel NOx pollution will cause more than 183,000 premature deaths per year by 2040.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/excess-diesel-truck-and-car-emissions-killed-38000-2015-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/excess-diesel-truck-and-car-emissions-killed-38000-2015-study#comments Environment The Latest Mon, 15 May 2017 16:51:00 +0000 680521 at http://www.industryweek.com VWs Piling Up, Awaiting Buyback Fix or Scrap Yard http://www.industryweek.com/quality/vws-piling-awaiting-buyback-fix-or-scrap-yard <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Volkswagen has a little more tha 26 more months to buy back or repair at least 85% of all 2.0-liter diesels in the United States: “Nothing like this has ever been done.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/vws-piling-awaiting-buyback-fix-or-scrap-yard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/vws-piling-awaiting-buyback-fix-or-scrap-yard#comments Environment Quality Safety Global Economy Operations The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:30:00 +0000 637221 at http://www.industryweek.com Dean Mouhtaropoulos, Getty Images Largest Manufacturing Companies Stick with Climate Pledge after Trump Pivot http://www.industryweek.com/environment/largest-manufacturing-companies-stick-climate-pledge-after-trump-pivot <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Companies say their pledges reflect their push to cut energy costs, head off activist pressure and address a risk to their bottom line in the decades to come.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/largest-manufacturing-companies-stick-climate-pledge-after-trump-pivot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/largest-manufacturing-companies-stick-climate-pledge-after-trump-pivot#comments Environment The Latest Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:07:00 +0000 625021 at http://www.industryweek.com Exxon Dealt a Blow as Texas Judge Sends Climate Suit to NY http://www.industryweek.com/environment/exxon-dealt-blow-texas-judge-sends-climate-suit-ny <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alan Jeffers, a spokesman for Irving, Texas-based Exxon, denied in a statement that the decision was a setback, even though the fight over the Texas court’s jurisdiction has been central to the case. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/exxon-dealt-blow-texas-judge-sends-climate-suit-ny" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/exxon-dealt-blow-texas-judge-sends-climate-suit-ny#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Environment The Latest Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:50:00 +0000 624451 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images