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.
VW's European customers frustrated as automaker reaches U.S. diesel dealFri, 22, Apr 2016
Lawyers say VW owners in Europe deserve a similar deal to a U.S. agreement that includes buybacks, fixes and "substantial" compensation for cars fitted with emissions-cheating software. About 8.5 million of 11 million VW Group cars equipped with rigged engines were sold in Europe.
Daimler opens internal emissions probe at U.S. requestFri, 22, Apr 2016
Daimler is conducting an internal investigation of its certification process for diesel exhaust emissions in the U.S. at the request of the Justice Department.
VW said to pay at least $10 billion in U.S. diesel-cheating dealThu, 21, Apr 2016
VW has agreed to set aside at least $10 billion to resolve civil claims by the U.S. government and lawsuits by American car owners over diesel vehicles rigged to cheat pollution controls, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.
GM cleared in 2012 van rollover accident, jury findsWed, 13, Apr 2016
General Motors bears no responsibility for a driver becoming paralyzed because of a rollover accident, a Missouri jury ruled.
Plaintiffs eye path ahead in GM ignition-switch casesTue, 12, Apr 2016
Lawyers for plaintiffs suing GM over injuries and deaths blamed on faulty ignitions switches plan to forge ahead with further trials this year despite promising recent developments for the company.
Paul Walker's daughter receives $10.1 million settlement in actor's deathFri, 08, Apr 2016
The 17-year-old daughter of late actor Paul Walker has reached a $10.1 million settlement with the estate of the man driving the car that crashed and killed them both in 2013, her attorney said on Friday.
GM wins dismissal of another ignition-switch caseFri, 08, Apr 2016
GM said plaintiffs' lawyers suing the company over a faulty ignition switch linked to nearly 400 injuries and deaths have chosen to dismiss what was scheduled to be the fourth in a series of six test trials over the defect.
Mercedes diesel owners file lawsuit in U.S. over diesel emissionsFri, 08, Apr 2016
Owners of Mercedes diesel cars filed a lawsuit in the U.S. saying the vehicles likely contained a "defeat device" used to skirt emissions rules, a claim that Mercedes denied again.
GM settles ignition-switch case before 3rd trialThu, 07, Apr 2016
General Motors agreed to settle a lawsuit that would have been the third case to go to trial over a faulty ignition switch linked to nearly 400 injuries and deaths.
VW dealer defies council, sues factory for damages from diesel scandalWed, 06, Apr 2016
Three Volkswagen dealerships owned by the Illinois-based Napleton Automotive Group sued the automaker, defying a VW dealer council effort to dissuade retailers from using courts to tackle grievances caused by the automaker's diesel-emissions crisis.
Porsche not liable for actor Paul Walker's death, judge rulesWed, 06, Apr 2016
A federal judge ruled it could not be proved that Porsche is responsible for the accident that led to the death of actor Paul Walker.