Environment http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en Germany Shuts Door to Fracking http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/germany-shuts-door-fracking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Gas producers like Wintershall or Exxon Mobil, had initially agreed to a five-year moratorium on their extraction projects, but ended up losing patience with German authorities.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/germany-shuts-door-fracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/germany-shuts-door-fracking#comments Energy Management Environment Public Policy The Latest Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:36:00 +0000 297231 at http://www.industryweek.com Spencer Platt,Getty Images VW Said to Pay Diesel Owners Up to $7,000, Fund Clean-Air Grants http://www.industryweek.com/environment/vw-said-pay-diesel-owners-7000-fund-clean-air-grants <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The environmental remediation program is a key priority for regulators looking to undo the damage of 482,000 diesel cars that emit up to 40 times the permitted amounts of smog-forming nitrogen oxides.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/vw-said-pay-diesel-owners-7000-fund-clean-air-grants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/vw-said-pay-diesel-owners-7000-fund-clean-air-grants#comments Environment The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:17:00 +0000 296231 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images Ford's Crown Jewel, the F-150, Has a Big Problem After Overhaul http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/fords-crown-jewel-f-150-has-big-problem-after-overhaul <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The F-150 makeover took six years and cost Ford more than $1 billion. The problem: some versions of the truck don't meet the government's 2016 emission and fuel-economy mandates.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/fords-crown-jewel-f-150-has-big-problem-after-overhaul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/fords-crown-jewel-f-150-has-big-problem-after-overhaul#comments Environment Growth Strategies Public Policy Global Economy Leadership The Latest Thu, 16 Jun 2016 19:40:00 +0000 292781 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Are Any Automakers Playing by the Rules? http://www.industryweek.com/quality/are-any-automakers-playing-rules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More proof that Volkswagen likely represented just the tip of a proverbial iceberg: a new German probe into the car industry shows that 16 other brands also showed emissions irregularities.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/are-any-automakers-playing-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/are-any-automakers-playing-rules#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Environment Quality Regulations Global Economy Leadership Operations The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:20:00 +0000 289801 at http://www.industryweek.com Thomas Niedermueller, Getty Images VW Profits Whiplashed by Dieselgate Scandal http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/vw-profits-whiplashed-dieselgate-scandal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Volkswagen actually sold more vehicles worldwide during the first quarter (more than 2.5 million overall) but the company’s net profit slumped by 20.1% to 2.31 billion euros. Depending on whether you believe VW or industry analysts, the worst could still be ahead.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/vw-profits-whiplashed-dieselgate-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/vw-profits-whiplashed-dieselgate-scandal#comments Companies & Executives Environment Quality Treasury & Cash Management Finance Global Economy Leadership Operations The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Tue, 31 May 2016 14:32:00 +0000 288261 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images Fiat Chrysler Suspected of Emissions Cheating, Too http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/fiat-chrysler-suspected-emissions-cheating-too <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to the Bild am Sonntag newspaper and testing by the German Federal Motor Vehicle Office, a Fiat model auto has displayed an emission control system that shut down after 22 minutes, just two minutes after a standard test.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/fiat-chrysler-suspected-emissions-cheating-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/fiat-chrysler-suspected-emissions-cheating-too#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Environment Quality Global Economy Leadership Operations The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Mon, 23 May 2016 14:03:00 +0000 285821 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Nissan to be Fined for Emissions Cheating in South Korea http://www.industryweek.com/environment/nissan-be-fined-emissions-cheating-south-korea <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>State tests showed the Qashqai switched off its emission reduction device when the car temperature reached 35 degrees Celsius to stop the vehicle from overheating, whereas other cars waited until the temperature reached 50 degrees.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/nissan-be-fined-emissions-cheating-south-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/nissan-be-fined-emissions-cheating-south-korea#comments Environment The Latest Mon, 16 May 2016 17:29:00 +0000 283561 at http://www.industryweek.com Nissan General Motors' Opel Unit in Hot Seat Over Emissions http://www.industryweek.com/environment/general-motors-opel-unit-hot-seat-over-emissions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tests on a number of Opel's diesel models had uncovered "hitherto unknown devices" that deactivate filtration systems in the engines of two of the best-selling models, Astra and Zafira.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/general-motors-opel-unit-hot-seat-over-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/general-motors-opel-unit-hot-seat-over-emissions#comments Environment The Latest Fri, 13 May 2016 19:02:00 +0000 282871 at http://www.industryweek.com Audi: VW Diesel Scandal Will Weigh On Us Through 2016 http://www.industryweek.com/environment/audi-vw-diesel-scandal-will-weigh-us-through-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Audi CEO: Rules were broken and “ethical boundaries have been transgressed. ... The burden resulting from the diesel issue has not been relieved.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/audi-vw-diesel-scandal-will-weigh-us-through-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/audi-vw-diesel-scandal-will-weigh-us-through-2016#comments Companies & Executives Environment Quality Regulations Global Economy Leadership Operations The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Thu, 12 May 2016 15:27:00 +0000 282481 at http://www.industryweek.com Miguel Villagran, Getty Images Nissan Eyes Salvage Job With $2.2 Billion Stake in Mitsubishi http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/nissan-eyes-salvage-job-22-billion-stake-mitsubishi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Carlos Ghosn has already saved Nissan. Now after his company has scooped up more than one-third of Mitsubishi, can he provide the lifeline for Japan’s smallest automaker?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/nissan-eyes-salvage-job-22-billion-stake-mitsubishi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/nissan-eyes-salvage-job-22-billion-stake-mitsubishi#comments Competitiveness Environment Global Economy The Latest Thu, 12 May 2016 13:45:00 +0000 282391 at http://www.industryweek.com Harold Cunningham, Getty Images; inset, Justin Sullivan, Mark Renders, Getty Images