North Carolina dealer sued in sex offense caseMon, 20, Feb 2017
VW, Bosch diesel settlements receive preliminary court approvalTue, 14, Feb 2017
A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a VW settlement to pay at least $1.22 billion to fix or buy back nearly 80,000 polluting 3.0 liter diesel-engine vehicles. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer also granted preliminary approval to Robert Bosch's settlement to pay $327.5 million to VW diesel owners.
Takata to plead guilty Feb. 27, court documents showTue, 07, Feb 2017
Takata is set to plead guilty Feb. 27 in federal court in Detroit to a single felony count of wire fraud to resolve a Justice Department investigation into ruptures of airbag inflators linked to at least 16 deaths worldwide, according to a court filing Tuesday.
FTC sued over sale of certified used carsTue, 07, Feb 2017
The Center for Auto Safety and five other groups filed a lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission for allowing used cars to be advertised as "certified" or safe despite being the target of an outstanding safety recall.
CDK, Reynolds sued over access to DMS dataMon, 06, Feb 2017
Motor Vehicle Software has filed an antitrust lawsuit against CDK Global, Reynolds and Reynolds and their joint company, Computerized Vehicle Registration. The suit charges the dealership software giants with illegally blocking the electronic vehicle-registration concern from accessing their DMS systems.
VW sued by first major German customer over diesel scandalMon, 06, Feb 2017
VW Group is being sued by German fish distributor Deutsche See for misrepresenting a fleet of vehicles it leased as environmentally friendly, making the company the first major German customer to sue VW over its emissions-cheating scandal.
Fight over Tesla's ex-Autopilot director shows talent war escalatingMon, 30, Jan 2017
M-B customers file fraud suit over partsMon, 30, Jan 2017
Rebuffed on their federal civil racketeering conspiracy claims, customers of a Belmont, Calif., Mercedes-Benz dealership are pursuing a new suit accusing the store, Sonic Automotive Inc. and Mercedes-Benz USA of fraud, negligence and consumer protection violations.