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Mitsubishi Materials said its subsidiaries falsified data about products, including parts for cars, for at least a year. It is the latest in a series of quality assurance scandals in Japan.
EU antitrust regulators fined five suppliers a combined $40 million for taking part in cartels to fix prices for seat belts, airbags and steering wheels sold to Japanese automakers.
Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies, a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year.
Key Safety Systems said it signed the long awaited definitive agreement to acquire Takata for $1.6 billion. The announcement comes weeks after the formal deal was submitted in bankruptcy court.
Subaru said it was recalling 395,000 vehicles in Japan and that it expected to incur about $177 million in costs related to improper final inspection procedures at domestic plants.
Dyson is suing former CEO Max Conze for allegedly revealing confidential information, including details of the British company's plan to expand into the EV market.
VW said it obeyed the law in the payment of its works council chief, whose office was raided along with those of the company's chairman, finance chief and head of personnel.
Volkswagen confirmed it has agreed to pay $69 million to settle New Jersey state diesel emissions claims, one of the last major outstanding diesel legal issues the German automaker faces in the U.S.
The “Auto Add-ons Add Up” study published by the National Consumer Law Center last month is too biased to be accorded the weight of empirically derived, credible research.
Swedish automaker Volvo Car USA has pulled advertising from Sean Hannity's Fox News show, the automaker confirmed on Twitter Monday night.
The company is also challenging lawsuits accusing it of discrimination against gay and older workers. It has denied those claims. The suits also come amid a unionizing campaign by the UAW.
Thousands of car dealerships are poised to receive a payoff stemming from a multinational price-fixing conspiracy that snared 47 suppliers for rigging bids on commodity parts.
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