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Class Action Lawsuit Filed by Police Officers against Ford

Class Action Lawsuit Filed by Police Officers against Ford

State troopers in Washington have filed a class action lawsuit against the Ford Motor

Hoverboard Fire Lawsuit Moves Forward

Hoverboard Fire Lawsuit Moves Forward

The 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a Tennessee family’s lawsuit

Safety Group Calls on Feds to Investigate Unintended Braking Incidents in Nissan SUVs

Safety Group Calls on Feds to Investigate Unintended Braking Incidents in Nissan SUVs

Nissan recently announced its “field actions” concerning a software update that is supposed to improve the performance of its automated braking system. The update comes following a petition filed by the Center for Auto Safety that called for an investigation into claims that certain Nissan SVUs had a defect in their auto emergency braking systems.

Uber Drivers Seek Compensation and Reclassification as Employees

Uber Drivers Seek Compensation and Reclassification as Employees

Uber Technologies faces ongoing legal action linked to a number of issues. As a result, the company has been forced to pay millions of dollars in settlements to drivers and consumers.

In January 2017, Uber was ordered to pay $20 million to drivers after the company was accused of misclassifying them as independent contractors and paying them less than they’d promised.

Volkswagen Faces Billion Dollar+ Fine for Cheating on Emissions Tests

Volkswagen Faces Billion Dollar+ Fine for Cheating on Emissions Tests

Volkswagen will pay a $1.2 billion fine for cheating on engine emissions testing. The decision was recently announced by the company and German public prosecutors. Both sides are hoping to put the scandal to rest with the settlement.

Volkswagen’s actions had a serious impact on the automobile industry and significantly impacted the sale of diesel engine vehicles.

Luxury German Vehicle Makers Allegedly Violated Collusion Laws

Luxury German Vehicle Makers Allegedly Violated Collusion Laws

According to news reports, several German automakers held secret meetings to discuss “clean diesel” technology, costs, suppliers, and pricing. Their activity was conspiratorial and likely violated a number of laws.

Vehicle manufacturers named in the investigation include:

Audi
Bentley
BMW
Mercedes-Benz
Porsche
Volkswagen and Daimler

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