GM cleared in second lawsuit involving faulty ignition switchesThu, 25, Aug 2016
A Texas jury on Thursday said a GM ignition switch was not to blame for a fatal 2011 crash, according to a statement from the company. The verdict in Harris County, Texas, is the second in favor of GM this year in a lawsuit over a recalled ignition switch that has been linked to nearly 400 injuries and deaths.
Bosch calls VW owners' diesel-cheating claims in U.S. 'wild and unfounded'Tue, 23, Aug 2016
Bosch rejected as "wild and unfounded" car owners' claims in the U.S. that 38 of its employees conspired with VW Group to develop technology that enabled diesel vehicles to evade pollution-control tests.
Bosch had key role in VW emissions fraud, lawyers claimThu, 18, Aug 2016
Bosch began playing a key role in developing Volkwagen's emission-cheating technology as early as the late 1990s, lawyers for VW owners said in a U.S. court filing that includes detailed allegations against the German supplier.
VW, U.S. hold talks to settle criminal probe over diesel emissionsMon, 15, Aug 2016
Volkswagen AG and the U.S. Justice Department have held preliminary settlement talks about resolving a criminal probe into the automaker's diesel emissions violations, sources told Reuters. VW confirmed it is working on a final settlement.
Barra tells Texas jury GM flubbed fatal ignition flawMon, 15, Aug 2016
GM failed to designate a flawed ignition switch linked to multiple deaths and injuries as a safety concern, CEO Mary Barra told jurors at a Texas trial. Barra's video testimony, clipped from a previously unseen deposition taken for multiple lawsuits, is the CEO's first to jurors weighing the company's liability to accident victims allegedly harmed by faulty ignition switches that GM knowingly put in cars for years.
German court to speed up VW investor lawsuitsTue, 09, Aug 2016
A German court will adopt a rarely used class-action style procedure to more efficiently process up to 170 claims by investors seeking damages from VW Group over the automaker's emissions scandal.
VW seeks dismissal of U.S. investor class-action lawsuitWed, 03, Aug 2016
Volkswagen asked a U.S. court to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of investors, arguing the tribunal cannot hear disputes over shares trading mostly in Germany.