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.
VW investors seek $9 billion in damages over emissions scandalWed, 21, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is facing claims for 8.2 billion euros ($9.14 billion) in damages in the legal district where the automaker is based. The company is being sued by investors who are angry at the drop in VW's stock price following the disclosure that the carmaker rigged U.S. diesel tests.
Chinese allege earlier Autopilot deathMon, 19, Sep 2016
News of a second crash involving Tesla Motors' semiautonomous driving system has raised questions about how early Tesla knew drivers may have been misusing the technology.
VW being sued by BlackRock as more investors, governments take legal actionFri, 16, Sep 2016
BlackRock, the world's largest money manager, is joining a growing list of investors and governments lining up to sue Volkswagen AG almost a year after the German carmaker admitted to duping emissions tests for as many as 11 million diesel cars.
Investors sue Porsche SE over VW scandalWed, 14, Sep 2016
Porsche SE, the main shareholder of VW Group, is facing lawsuits from investors claiming the firm did not disclose the financial risks of VW's emissions scandal.
Imaginary VW deadline prompts flood of investor lawsuits in GermanyWed, 14, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group investors are rushing to file more lawsuits in Germany to meet a deadline that lawyers say may be imaginary. Shareholders who want to sue are concerned that Sept. 19, the first business day after the one-year anniversary of VW's admission of cheating, may be the deadline to file.
GM settles final 2 bellwether cases over defective ignition switchesMon, 05, Sep 2016
GM said it settled the last two so-called bellwether cases stemming from a faulty ignition switch linked to 124 deaths and 275 injuries. The settlement came on the eve of what would have been the fourth in a series of test trials intended to help GM and the plaintiffs define settlement options in 234 injury and death lawsuits consolidated in Manhattan federal court.
Aisin Seiki, 3 other suppliers settle consumer suits over price fixingFri, 02, Sep 2016
Four more auto-parts suppliers agreed this week to pay $30 million in consumer settlements -- with one paying an additional $5.9 million to U.S. dealerships -- as part of class-action lawsuits that sprung from a massive U.S. antitrust price-fixing probe.
California's VW diesel-cheating agreement approved by judgeFri, 02, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group's agreement with California to resolve unfair competition claims tied to the company's emissions-cheating scandal won final approval from the federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits in the U.S.