The rear seat child locks on 5,658 recalled 2016 Volkswagen CCs, Golf Rs, Tiguans, and e-Golfs can disengage due to vibration. Unrestrained children in the backseat who accidentally open a door could fall out. Dealers will contact owners.
Mercedes-AMG will reportedly celebrate its 50th birthday with a limited-edition megacar designed to run alongside the Bugatti Chiron. Called R50, the model will benefit from a carbon fiber monocoque and a 1,300-horsepower hybrid drivetrain.
Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system won't use Mobileye's EyeQ camera image-processing hardware in future versions. EyeQ3 will continue to be part of the current Autopilot version but the next generations won't be used.
Volkswagen has announced that its 2.0-liter diesel settlement program has been preliminarily approved by a U.S. District Court judge. The program allows drivers to either sell their vehicle back or receive a free emissions modification.
Audi has announced plans for three electric cars by 2020, as well as future autonomous and fuel-cell vehicles. Audi will trim some model lines to clear investment resources for future technologies development.
Porsche announced that it's ramping up for production of the marque's all-electric Mission E. New jobs will be 40 percent more than originally estimated. The Mission E four-seater electric luxury car is due by the "end of the…