Tag: hot legal action

Damages from VW? German Diesel Drivers Face Uphill Battle in Court

<img data-attachment-id="1690726" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Volkswagen logo vw logo sign," data-image-description=" U.J. Alexander/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1690726″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While Volkswagen Group’s diesel lawsuits are more or less settled in the United States, […]

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Ghosn, Nissan Fined $16 Million by SEC

<img data-attachment-id="1679096" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,597" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="nissan logo nissan sign dealership" data-image-description=" FotograFFF/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-450×269.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-610×364.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679096″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-610×364.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”364″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-610×364.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-450×269.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-768×458.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-120×72.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Nissan and its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, […]

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Gas War: Antitrust Probe Opened Into Automakers Endorsing California Emissions Pact

<img data-attachment-id="1676860" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-e1559922080206.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="gasoline gas pump" data-image-description=" Nithid Memanee/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676860″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1012712692-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> The Justice Department has opened an antitrust probe into four automakers that formed a pact with California to compromise on tailpipe emissions, effectively circumventing federal regulators, last July. Over the summer, Ford […]

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UAW Corruption Probe Continues as Jewell Heads to Prison

<img data-attachment-id="1683840" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="UAW HQ" data-image-description=" James R. Martin/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1683840″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Former union vice president Norwood Jewel has become the highest ranking UAW member to be convicted […]

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Billion-dollar Lawsuit Accuses Ford of Falsifying Pickup Fuel Economy

<img data-attachment-id="1497705" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg" data-orig-size="1024,634" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Ford badge emblem logo" data-image-description=" Image: Ford Motor Co. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1497705″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” alt=”Ford badge emblem logo” width=”610″ height=”378″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-75×46.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-768×476.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-120×74.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As if preordained to coincide with Ford’s announcement of its […]

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Supreme Court Rules Police Can Draw Blood From Drivers Without Warrant

<img data-attachment-id="1679610" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,665" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="drunk driver pulled over" data-image-description=" Paul Biryukov/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679610″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_538729846.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Supreme Court has ruled that police may order blood drawn from an unconscious person […]

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BMW Being Sued Over Perceived Failure to Build Up Mini Brand

<img data-attachment-id="1583412" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England.jpg" data-orig-size="1281,884" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5.6","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D800","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1399988727","copyright":"","focal_length":"70","iso":"1600","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Mini Cooper 5-door production line Oxford" data-image-description=" Image: BMW UK ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-450×311.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1583412″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg” alt=”Mini Cooper 5-door production line Oxford – Image: BMW UK” width=”610″ height=”421″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-75×52.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-450×311.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-768×530.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-120×83.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England.jpg 1281w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Like most […]

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AutoZone Enters $11 Million Settlement With California Over Improper Waste Disposal

<img data-attachment-id="1678524" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,768" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="autozone" data-image-description=" Mahmoud Masad/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942-450×346.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942-610×468.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678524″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942-610×468.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”468″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942-610×468.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942-75×58.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942-450×346.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942-768×590.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942-120×92.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1320035942.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ignoring the personal pride associated with maintaining a vehicle yourself, disposing of motor oil is an annoying chore. […]

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The Death Wobble: FCA Sued Over Alleged Jeep Wrangler JK Steering Issues

A Jeep Wrangler owner has accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles of ignoring an alleged safety issue with the vehicle’s steering system; one that leads to the notorious “death wobble.” The term is one Jeep fans are already familiar with and basically entails sudden, violent vibrations from front-end steering components, usually taking place on the highway. On Wednesday, […]

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Wells Fargo Settles for $386 Million in Auto Insurance Suit

<img data-attachment-id="1677116" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="wells fargo logo" data-image-description=" Kristi Blokhin/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677116″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Wells Fargo will reportedly pay customers a minimum of $386 million to settle class-action claims that […]

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