Tag: Law and Order

Elon Musk: I’m Not Sure What *You* Think ‘Pedo’ Means, But…

<img data-attachment-id="1217129" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-e1527713383365.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" 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="Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011" data-image-description=" Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1217129 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” alt=”Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011″ width=”610″ height=”406″> Man, it never ends. Removed from the many, many issues at play both inside […]

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UAW Director Arrested As Sources Finger Union Prez

Organized labor is helping keep the high-end cigar industry profitable, federal investigators implied Thursday. Following a years-long investigation into widespread corruption among the union’s upper ranks, agents arrested UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson yesterday, hitting him with charges of embezzlement, mail and wire fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy. Pearson, 58, took over his position […]

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Embattled Nissan CEO Aims to Fast-track His Exit

<img data-attachment-id="1664882" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hiroto_Saikawa-e1552067752617.jpg" data-orig-size="2222,1843" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Nissan","camera":"","caption":"President, CEO and Representative Director, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"\u00a9 2017 Nissan","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Hiroto Saikawa","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Hiroto Saikawa" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hiroto_Saikawa-e1552067752617-422×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hiroto_Saikawa-e1552067752617-610×506.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1664882 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hiroto_Saikawa-e1552067752617-610×506.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”506″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hiroto_Saikawa-e1552067752617-610×506.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hiroto_Saikawa-e1552067752617-75×62.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hiroto_Saikawa-e1552067752617-422×350.jpg 422w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hiroto_Saikawa-e1552067752617-768×637.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hiroto_Saikawa-e1552067752617-120×100.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ask Japanese media about Hiroto Saikawa’s status at Nissan […]

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Nissan CEO Vows to Repay Funds Gained Through Stock ‘Scheme’

Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa finds himself in hot water after an internal investigation revealed the head of the embattled automaker violated company procedure by taking part in a stock scheme that paid out more than it should have. Saikawa, like other executives linked to the scheme, apologized and vowed to repay the excess compensation, claiming he […]

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UAW Probe Update: Former Assistant to Union Veep Pleads Guilty

<img data-attachment-id="920082" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/GM-Renaissance-Center.jpg" data-orig-size="627,417" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"GM","camera":"NIKON D3","caption":"The General Motors headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan following the close of trading on the new GM's first day as a public company Thursday, November 18, 2010. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)","created_timestamp":"1290100109","copyright":"\u00a9 2010 Steve Fecht\/General Motors. This image is protected by copyright but […]

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Report: UAW Probe Ramps Up As Feds Raid Union Boss’s Home

The long-running federal probe into dirty dealings between domestic automakers and the United Auto Workers cranked up a few notches on Wednesday, with federal agents reportedly raiding the home of UAW President Gary Jones and ex-UAW boss Dennis Williams. Sources told The Detroit News that raids were carried out in three states as investigators attempt […]

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All Fired Up: Walmart Sues Tesla

<img data-attachment-id="1496185" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-e1485185829903.jpg" data-orig-size="924,694" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Walmart front" data-image-description=" Image: Walmart ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1496185 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-610×458.jpg” alt=”Walmart” width=”610″ height=”458″> No, Walmart was not using fleets of pricey electric vehicles to get 56-cents-a-pound bananas to budget-conscious shoppers; rather, the chain had outfitted a slew of its stores with rooftop […]

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UAW Corruption Probe Targets Union’s GM Department, Turns up a Warehouse of Watches

<img data-attachment-id="987106" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-e1492698450918.jpg" data-orig-size="3827,2153" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"AP","camera":"","caption":"The General Motors logo is displayed atop the Renaissance Center in Detroit. The automaker, while doing much better following the government bailout, is still lagging some of its competitors.","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"gm_hq","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="General Motors Renaissance Center HQ" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-987106 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” alt=”General Motors Renaissance Center” width=”610″ height=”343″> […]

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Another Erie GM Dealer Hit for Fraud, Former NIADA Prez Indicted

<img data-attachment-id="1636948" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Premier-Plus-and-Suburban-Premier-Plus-special-editions-e1534280414628.jpg" data-orig-size="2572,1552" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"IQ3 100MP","caption":"2019 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Premier Plus Special Editions","created_timestamp":"1526330145","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.016666666666667","title":"2019 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Premier Plus Special Editions","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Premier Plus Special Editions" data-image-description=" General Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Premier-Plus-and-Suburban-Premier-Plus-special-editions-e1534280414628-450×272.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Premier-Plus-and-Suburban-Premier-Plus-special-editions-e1534280414628-610×368.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1636948 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Premier-Plus-and-Suburban-Premier-Plus-special-editions-e1534280414628-610×368.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”368″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Premier-Plus-and-Suburban-Premier-Plus-special-editions-e1534280414628-610×368.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Premier-Plus-and-Suburban-Premier-Plus-special-editions-e1534280414628-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Premier-Plus-and-Suburban-Premier-Plus-special-editions-e1534280414628-450×272.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Premier-Plus-and-Suburban-Premier-Plus-special-editions-e1534280414628-768×463.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Premier-Plus-and-Suburban-Premier-Plus-special-editions-e1534280414628-120×72.jpg […]

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The Hits Keep Coming: Daimler Looking at $1 Billion Diesel Fine, Report Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1516001" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698.jpeg" data-orig-size="3025,1701" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"MODEL-NAME","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"41","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo" data-image-description=" Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1516001 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” alt=”mercedes-benz logo” width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-75×42.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-768×432.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-120×67.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Suspected emissions manipulation could net Daimler AG, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, a steep fine, but it seems the […]

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Invoking the Racist Dog Whistles of the Past, ICE Arrests Nearly 700 Undocumented Immigrants in Mississippi

Friends and family console each other while U.S. immigration officials raided Koch Foods Inc., plant in Morton, Miss., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Photo: Rogelio V. Solis (AP) In what Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are touting as “the largest single-state immigration enforcement operation in our nation’s history,” nearly 700 undocumented immigrants were detained in raids […]

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Safety Boast Sparked Back-and-forth With Feds, Subpoenas, Docs Reveal

<img data-attachment-id="1582578" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1.jpg" data-orig-size="2040,1360" 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="tesla-model-3" data-image-description=" Tesla Model 3 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1582578 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” alt=”Tesla Model 3, Image: Tesla” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took exception to Tesla’s suggestion that a person is […]

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Opulence and Automakers: With Sentencing Looming, Former UAW Veep’s Lawyer Tries the Titanic Defense

<img data-attachment-id="1585718" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Norwood_FCA_Kickoff.jpg" data-orig-size="2400,1577" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.2","credit":"Rena Laverty","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1436854194","copyright":"","focal_length":"70","iso":"2500","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"UAW-FCA Opening Ceremony Proposal\rJuly 14,2015","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="UAW-Chrysler National Training Centre (Norwood Jewell on left)" data-image-description=" UAW-Chrysler National Training Centre (Norwood Jewell on left) ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Norwood_FCA_Kickoff-450×296.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Norwood_FCA_Kickoff-610×401.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1585718 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Norwood_FCA_Kickoff-610×401.jpg” alt=”UAW-Chrysler National Training Centre (Norwood Jewell on left), Image: UAW-Chrysler National Training Center” width=”610″ height=”401″ […]

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For the Love of God, Please Give Guy Fieri His Own ‘Law & Order’ Spinoff

Guy Fieri has spent 51 years on this earth in search of his true purpose in life. He has opened dozens of restaurants—from a chain of “California pasta grills” called Johnny Garlic’s to a barbecue and sushi joint (???) called Tex Wasabi’s—most of which have been technically successful, but objectively terrible. He has starred in […]

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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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Fiat Chrysler’s Reid Bigland Files Lawsuit Against… Fiat Chrysler

There’s drama in Auburn Hills tonight. And, by the sounds of it, for many days leading up to this point. Reid Bigland, Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. sales boss and the appropriately imposing head of the cash-cow Ram brand, has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against his employer. Bigland, who joined Chrysler in 2006 and soon found himself […]

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Congress Considers Mandating Rear Seat Child Alerts

<img data-attachment-id="1465634" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,932" 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="GM rear seat reminder dashboard" data-image-description=" Image: General Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-450×328.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-610×444.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1465634″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-610×444.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”444″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-610×444.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-75×55.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-450×328.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-768×559.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-120×87.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> U.S. lawmakers are considering legislation that would require automakers to install technology on […]

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