Miami AutoNation store settles gender discrimination lawsuit for $150,000Oct. 8
A Miami AutoNation dealership agreed to pay $150,000 to a former assistant parts manager to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against the store by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Buyers stalled, creditors sue in fallout of Reagor DykesOct. 1
Customers aren't getting their car and truck titles, creditors say vehicles are missing and lawsuits allege multimillion-dollar check-kiting schemes in the wake of Reagor Dykes Auto Group's bankruptcy.
Tesla without Musk? SEC suit raises unthinkable prospectSept. 28
It is nearly impossible to imagine Tesla without Elon Musk -- its chairman, CEO, largest shareholder and public face. But the SEC's lawsuit has raised questions about the executive's future at the EV maker.
Sudden collapse of a 'house of cards'Sept. 10
Described as a "house of cards" in court records, a once rapidly expanding dealership group with stores in Michigan, Pennsylvania and New Jersey is now facing lawsuits from Nissan and Hyundai's captive finance arms as the survival of its stores is in question.
Dream of being a dealer dashedAug. 6
'THOSE PESKY RATS'Aug. 20
DEALERS PREVAILApril 16
Waymo-Uber trial: High stakes in self-driving worldFeb. 4
Wrongful death suit targets Texas store, salesmanJan. 29
A fatal accident on the lot of a Waco, Texas, Ford dealership has sparked a $1 million-plus wrongful death lawsuit against the store and the salesman who struck the victim, a service department customer, with a 2017 Ford Expedition.
$42 MILLION VERDICTDec. 18, 2017
A Texas jury concluded that substandard car repairs aggravated the effects of a severe crash. The lawyer for the crash victims asserts that insurer pressure to cut costs caused the body shop to fix the car's roof with glue rather than OEM-specified welds.