GM accuses bankruptcy trust of secret $1 billion stock plotAug. 11
General Motors accused the trust set up to handle its bankruptcy claims of secretly plotting with plaintiffs' attorneys to make it pay $1 billion in stock as part of a $15 million class-action settlement.
VW diesel investigation adds another suspect in GermanyAug. 11
Uber investor sues to force former CEO Kalanick off boardAug. 10
The lawsuit accuses Travis Kalanick of concealing a range of misdeeds from Uber's board and plotting to retain power at the company even after he was forced to resign as chief executive in June following a series of scandals.
Japan's Takata files another attempt to stay U.S. airbag lawsuitsAug. 9
U.S. asks judge to dismiss Toyota acceleration case as monitoring endsAug. 8
Nissan agrees to $98 million settlement on Takata economic loss claimsAug. 8
Ex-FCA exec pleads not guilty in scandal involving UAWAug. 1
Former FCA analyst Durden pleads guilty to conspiracyAug. 8
Audi faces profit-linked fines in diesel cheat probeAug. 7
UK issues tougher guidelines to protect connected cars from hackersAug. 7
The UK government issued new guidelines requiring carmakers to put in place tougher cyber protection for connected vehicles to ensure they are better shielded against hackers.These include enabling systems to withstand corrupt, invalid or malicious data or commands, and allowing users to delete person data.
Munich prosecutors escalate Audi emissions-cheating probe to board levelAug. 4
Ex-FCA analyst faces 2 federal charges in FCA-UAW probeAug. 4
Former Fiat Chrysler financial analyst Jerome Durden was released on a $10,000 bond after he was charged in federal court on accusations of participating in a plot between the automaker and the UAW to pipe millions from an employee training fund for personal use.