Takata in talks with U.S. to resolve criminal allegations, report saysWed, 28, Sep 2016
Japan's Takata in talks with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve allegations of criminal wrongdoing related to its faulty airbags, The Wall Street Journal reported today.
U.S. indicts two Japanese supplier executives for obstruction of justiceWed, 21, Sep 2016
A federal grand jury has indicted two Japanese executives on charges of conspiring to obstruct justice in a major escalation of the Department of Justice's ongoing price fixing investigation within the auto parts industry.
Buick-GMC dealership, three others, indicted in Pa. for fraudulent loan schemeThu, 15, Sep 2016
A federal grand jury has indicted a western Pennsylvania dealership and three men accused of wire fraud stemming from submitting bogus loan applications.
VW diesel-cheat probe widens in U.S. to include Bosch, report saysFri, 16, Sep 2016
U.S. prosecutors are investigating whether German supplier Robert Bosch, which provided software to Volkswagen, conspired with the automaker to engineer diesel cars that would cheat U.S. emissions testing, two people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Supplier Alpha agrees to pay $9 million fine in U.S. price-fixing probeThu, 15, Sep 2016
Japanese door handle and lock supplier Alpha has agreed to pay a $9 million fine for its role in an international price-fixing conspiracy, the U.S. Justice Department said today.
N.C. Chevrolet dealership co-owner charged with sex crimeFri, 09, Sep 2016
A North Carolina Chevrolet dealership co-owner and TV pitchman was accused of a felony sex crime earlier this week. Mike Lallier, 63, of Reed-Lallier Chevrolet in Fayetteville, N.C., was arrested on Monday in Darlington County, S.C.
VW engineer pleads guilty in U.S. court to role in emissions cheating scandalFri, 09, Sep 2016
A Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty in a U.S. court today for his role in rigging emissions software on 2.0-liter diesels sold in the U.S., marking the first criminal charge in the U.S. government's probe into the VW scandal.
Justice Department group studying national security threats of self-driving vehiclesFri, 09, Sep 2016
The U.S. Justice Department has formed a threat analysis team to study potential national security challenges posed by self-driving cars, medical devices and other Internet-connected tools, a senior official said.
Fiat Chrysler's rising star executive swept up in criminal probe, report saysThu, 08, Sep 2016
Reid Bigland, the 49-year-old head of U.S. sales for Fiat Chrysler and CEO of FCA Canada, is at the center of U.S. criminal and regulatory investigations into whether the company fraudulently hyped its monthly sales numbers, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.