VW said to seek final approval of U.S. emissions deal without agreed fixTue, 18, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Group is asking for a final sign-off on its $14.7 billion U.S. settlement with drivers caught up in its emissions scandal even as the automaker continues to seek regulators' approval for a fix for vehicles with "defeat device" software.
VW sued by Missouri over diesel emissionsMon, 17, Oct 2016
The state of Missouri sued Volkswagen, becoming the 17th U.S. state to take legal action against the German automaker over diesel emissions violations. Missouri's lawsuit adds to the financial risks for Volkswagen from suits filed by state regulators who are seeking financial penalties in addition to any federal or civil claims the automaker will pay.
VW to pay $175 million to U.S. lawyers suing over emissionsFri, 14, Oct 2016
Volkswagen agreed to pay $175 million to U.S. lawyers suing the German automaker on behalf of 475,000 owners of vehicles that violate U.S. emissions rules, Reuters reported. In August, lawyers sought up to $332.5 million in fees and costs for their work in a $10 billion settlement.
JTEKT agrees to pay $62.5M to settle class-action lawsuits over price-fixingWed, 12, Oct 2016
Automotive-parts supplier JTEKT agreed to pay $62.5 million to settle class-action lawsuits over price-fixing allegations. JTEKT will pay $47.5 million to U.S. consumers, the company said Wednesday, and the remaining $15 million is expected to be paid to dealerships in two suits.
MyFord Touch frustrated top company execs, court documents showThu, 06, Oct 2016
Owners of cars and light trucks with MyFord Touch are not alone in their frustration and anger over the infotainment system's failure to perform tasks as simple as making a telephone call or navigation: it has also flustered some senior Ford executives.
Fiat Chrysler ordered to face Ill. dealership's antitrust suit over salesTue, 04, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler's U.S. unit failed to persuade a federal judge to throw out an antitrust lawsuit claiming it pushed dealers to submit fraudulent sales numbers to prop up the carmaker's share price.
Bosch sues S. Korea's Mando in U.S. on alleged patent infringementsFri, 30, Sep 2016
Bosch lodged a lawsuit in the U.S. against South Korean peer Mando alleging infringement of patents, a claim Mando later said was groundless. The suit claims some ABS brake systems and ESC electronic stability control products supplied by Mando, breach four of Bosch's patents.
VW hopeful for emissions deal with U.S. by year end, Mueller saysWed, 28, Sep 2016
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller said Wednesday he is hopeful the company can reach agreement by the end of the year with the U.S. government on the size of a fine to settle a criminal investigation of the company's alleged violations of U.S. clean air laws.
Tesla, Hoerbiger settle in court over falcon wing doorsMon, 26, Sep 2016
Tesla and the U.S. subsidiary of Swiss auto supplier Hoerbiger agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by the EV maker over problems with a proposed hydraulics system for the luxury Model X's "falcon wing" doors, court records show.