VW argues penalties sought by U.S. over diesel scandal are excessiveWed, 25, May 2016
Volkswagen argued in a court filing that fines sought by the U.S. government to penalize the company for rigging diesel vehicles to cheat emissions tests are excessive.
Cruise Automation ex-partners settle dispute after GM dealThu, 19, May 2016
The two co-founders of Cruise Automation, the self-driving car startup acquired by General Motors for a reported $1 billion, settled their dispute and will dismiss their lawsuits against each other.
VW Group faces U.S. patent probe over hybridsWed, 18, May 2016
The U.S. International Trade Commission launched an investigation into whether Volkswagen AG and its subsidiaries infringed upon hybrid electric vehicle patents owned by Baltimore-based Paice.
BMW i3 can suddenly lose power under range extender, lawsuit claimsWed, 18, May 2016
A BMW i3 owner in the U.S. filed a lawsuit claiming that the EV can experience a sudden loss of power when a feature designed to nearly double its driving range is deployed.
VW seeks dismissal of some U.S. emissions claimsWed, 18, May 2016
VW asked a California judge to dismiss some claims in a suit filed by the U.S. government over diesel vehicles rigged to cheat pollution controls. VW said the U.S. suit lacks facts to support claims that any VW defendants knew about defeat devices in vehicles with 3.0-liter engines.
Former executive at Corning unit charged with price-fixing, bid-riggingThu, 12, May 2016
A former executive at a Corning unit was charged with conspiring to fix prices and rig bids by a federal grand jury as part of the Justice Department's ongoing probe of auto suppliers for antitrust practices.
VW, U.S. dealers to hold talks on financial relief over emissions violationsWed, 11, May 2016
Volkswagen agreed to begin talks with U.S. VW dealers seeking compensation for financial damages caused by the company's diesel emissions violations. The form and amount of the settlement package sought by a dealer committee is unclear, though dealers will likely be asked to waive scandal-related legal claims against the automaker in exchange for a payout.
Attempted murder? How store struck backMon, 02, May 2016
When an online review falsely accused Huntington Beach Mazda's staff of attempted murder and elderly abuse, dealer John Patterson went into action to mitigate the damage.