The Truth About Cars » lawsuit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Snapchat Lawsuit: What Actually Happened on That Georgia Highway? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/snapchat-lawsuit-what-actually-happened-on-that-georgia-highway/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/snapchat-lawsuit-what-actually-happened-on-that-georgia-highway/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:30:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334058 The trial has all the ingredients needed to garner a nation’s attention: a young female driver, a speeding Mercedes, a dark, rain-slicked highway, a carelessly wielded phone, a potentially dangerous social media app, and a hard-working man left permanently disabled. The lawsuit against Snapchat and motorist Christal McGee by Wentworth Maynard, the driver of the Mitsubishi Outlander […]

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The trial has all the ingredients needed to garner a nation’s attention: a young female driver, a speeding Mercedes, a dark, rain-slicked highway, a carelessly wielded phone, a potentially dangerous social media app, and a hard-working man left permanently disabled. The lawsuit against Snapchat and motorist Christal McGee by Wentworth Maynard, the driver of the Mitsubishi Outlander […]

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Another Lawsuit Launched at Mercedes-Benz in Diesel Litigation Barrage http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/another-lawsuit-launched-mercedes-benz-diesel-litigation-barrage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/another-lawsuit-launched-mercedes-benz-diesel-litigation-barrage/#comments Fri, 08 Apr 2016 18:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321106 Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, Daimler, has been hit with a second lawsuit from a U.S. law firm that represents owners of diesel vehicles, despite recent evidence that could render the suit invalid. The suit from now-familiar firm Hagens Berman accuses the German automaker of employing an emissions “defeat device,” a la Volkswagen, in its diesel vehicles, according […]

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Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, Daimler, has been hit with a second lawsuit from a U.S. law firm that represents owners of diesel vehicles, despite recent evidence that could render the suit invalid. The suit from now-familiar firm Hagens Berman accuses the German automaker of employing an emissions “defeat device,” a la Volkswagen, in its diesel vehicles, according […]

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Volkswagen Sued by Dealer Group, Non-VW Diesel Producers Breath Sigh of Relief in Europe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-sued-dealer-group-non-vw-diesel-producers-breath-sigh-relief-europe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-sued-dealer-group-non-vw-diesel-producers-breath-sigh-relief-europe/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:30:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1320034 The Napleton Automotive Group of Illinois tread a well-worn path to its lawyers yesterday, this time filing a suit against Volkswagen for damaging its business model. Three Volkswagen dealerships owned by Napelton filed the suit, which seeks class-action status, alleging the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal amounts to “criminal racketeering,” Automotive News has reported. In addition to […]

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The Napleton Automotive Group of Illinois tread a well-worn path to its lawyers yesterday, this time filing a suit against Volkswagen for damaging its business model. Three Volkswagen dealerships owned by Napelton filed the suit, which seeks class-action status, alleging the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal amounts to “criminal racketeering,” Automotive News has reported. In addition to […]

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Porsche Not to Blame for Paul Walker Crash, Judge Rules http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/porsche-not-blame-paul-walker-crash-judge-rules/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/porsche-not-blame-paul-walker-crash-judge-rules/#comments Wed, 06 Apr 2016 19:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1319466 A federal judge has ruled against a lawsuit that claimed the Porsche Carrera GT driven by actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas was to blame for their fatal crash. The suit, filed by Kristine Rodas (widow of the driver), claimed that the Porsche lacked key safety features that contributed to the death of both men, […]

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A federal judge has ruled against a lawsuit that claimed the Porsche Carrera GT driven by actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas was to blame for their fatal crash. The suit, filed by Kristine Rodas (widow of the driver), claimed that the Porsche lacked key safety features that contributed to the death of both men, […]

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Talk to Our Committee to Avoid Lawsuits, Volkswagen Dealers Tell Automaker http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/talk-to-our-committee-to-avoid-lawsuits-volkswagen-dealers-tell-automaker/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/talk-to-our-committee-to-avoid-lawsuits-volkswagen-dealers-tell-automaker/#comments Sat, 02 Apr 2016 14:19:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1317242 Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. have formed a go-to team tasked with drawing compensation out of the automaker while avoiding a looming barrage of dealer lawsuits. The five-member committee was formed at a dealers-only meeting held yesterday at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas, one day before U.S. dealers were expected to […]

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Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. have formed a go-to team tasked with drawing compensation out of the automaker while avoiding a looming barrage of dealer lawsuits. The five-member committee was formed at a dealers-only meeting held yesterday at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas, one day before U.S. dealers were expected to […]

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BREAKING: Jury Says GM Sold Faulty Ignition Switches, But They Didn’t Cause Crash http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/breaking-court-finds-gm-liable-for-faulty-ignition-switch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/breaking-court-finds-gm-liable-for-faulty-ignition-switch/#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:39:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314738 A federal jury has concluded that while General Motors sold cars with defective ignition switches, they weren’t the cause of a Louisiana accident, Reuters is reporting. The two-week trial — the second related to the scandal — concerned the crash of a 2007 Saturn Sky on a New Orleans bridge that complainants Dionne Spain and Lawrence Barthelemy said was […]

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A federal jury has concluded that while General Motors sold cars with defective ignition switches, they weren’t the cause of a Louisiana accident, Reuters is reporting. The two-week trial — the second related to the scandal — concerned the crash of a 2007 Saturn Sky on a New Orleans bridge that complainants Dionne Spain and Lawrence Barthelemy said was […]

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Volkswagen Targeted by Federal Trade Commission Lawsuit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-targeted-federal-trade-commission-lawsuit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-targeted-federal-trade-commission-lawsuit/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:41:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314250 It wasn’t so clean, was it? The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Volkswagen on March 29, claiming the automaker’s “Clean Diesel” ad campaign was a deception that tricked buyers into purchasing its supposedly eco-friendly vehicles. By filing the complaint against Volkswagen, the FTC (which can’t levy fines) would be able to seek compensation for […]

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It wasn’t so clean, was it? The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Volkswagen on March 29, claiming the automaker’s “Clean Diesel” ad campaign was a deception that tricked buyers into purchasing its supposedly eco-friendly vehicles. By filing the complaint against Volkswagen, the FTC (which can’t levy fines) would be able to seek compensation for […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Mitsubishi Has a Plan, Volvo Wants You Online, and FCA Throws Down http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mitsubishi-plan-volvo-wants-online-fca-throws/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mitsubishi-plan-volvo-wants-online-fca-throws/#comments Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:26:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311778 Mitsubishi confirms it is going to shoehorn another SUV into its lineup to tempt those utility-hungry Americans. That, Volvo wants everyone to buy S90s from their beds, Fiat Chrysler isn’t having a dealer’s trash talk, UAW bolsters its ranks, and your gas is going up … after the break! Mitsubishi thinks bigger Mitsubishi Motors isn’t […]

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Mitsubishi confirms it is going to shoehorn another SUV into its lineup to tempt those utility-hungry Americans. That, Volvo wants everyone to buy S90s from their beds, Fiat Chrysler isn’t having a dealer’s trash talk, UAW bolsters its ranks, and your gas is going up … after the break! Mitsubishi thinks bigger Mitsubishi Motors isn’t […]

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Volkswagen Gets a New Diesel Deadline, But There Won’t Be Another http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-gets-new-diesel-deadline-wont-another/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-gets-new-diesel-deadline-wont-another/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2016 19:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311194 After missing today’s deadline for a U.S. emissions fix, Volkswagen has been issued a new one, and will now face a summer trial if the date passes without a plan to cure its diesel ills. The extension of the deadline until April 21 was issued by U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer, who had earlier set the March […]

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After missing today’s deadline for a U.S. emissions fix, Volkswagen has been issued a new one, and will now face a summer trial if the date passes without a plan to cure its diesel ills. The extension of the deadline until April 21 was issued by U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer, who had earlier set the March […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford Soothes Investors, Dodge Gets its DiCaprio Moment, and Kentucky Aims for Volkswagen’s Center Mass http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-ford-soothes-investors-dodge-gets-dicaprio-moment-kentucky-aims-volkswagens-center-mass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-ford-soothes-investors-dodge-gets-dicaprio-moment-kentucky-aims-volkswagens-center-mass/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1310346 Ford is doing so well, you’d be a damn fool to ever think of not investing in Ford, says Ford. That, hiring a crop of cranky old people paid off for Dodge, Kentucky joins the let’s-sue-Volkswagen party, Honda gets a Hoosier boost, and ethanol continues to suck … after the break! Big Blue isn’t leaking […]

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Ford is doing so well, you’d be a damn fool to ever think of not investing in Ford, says Ford. That, hiring a crop of cranky old people paid off for Dodge, Kentucky joins the let’s-sue-Volkswagen party, Honda gets a Hoosier boost, and ethanol continues to suck … after the break! Big Blue isn’t leaking […]

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Volkswagen Investors Want an Expensive Pound of Flesh http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304297 The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota Brings on Brains, Sergio Leaves the Cake in the Oven, and GM Takes the Stand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:58:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1303545 The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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Former Volkswagen Employee Claims Unlawful Firing Over Data Deletions http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/former-volkswagen-employee-claims-unlawful-firing-over-data-deletions/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/former-volkswagen-employee-claims-unlawful-firing-over-data-deletions/#comments Sun, 13 Mar 2016 17:40:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302873 A former employee, who was fired after news of Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal broke, is claiming in a lawsuit that he was let go from the automaker after noticing data related to the scandal was being deleted, several German language outlets are reporting (via Automotive News). The lawsuit, filed by a former employee of Volkswagen Group […]

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A former employee, who was fired after news of Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal broke, is claiming in a lawsuit that he was let go from the automaker after noticing data related to the scandal was being deleted, several German language outlets are reporting (via Automotive News). The lawsuit, filed by a former employee of Volkswagen Group […]

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It’s a Day That Ends With “Y”, Meaning More Bad News for Volkswagen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/day-ends-y-meaning-bad-news-volkswagen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/day-ends-y-meaning-bad-news-volkswagen/#comments Tue, 08 Mar 2016 20:25:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1299761 There’s never a dull moment at Volkswagen, and today the automaker finds itself fighting battles on so many fronts they’ll soon be wishing for General Eisenhower’s plotting table. As the company steels itself for further bad terrible financial news, German prosecutors have widened their probe into the diesel emissions scandal and targeted 17 Volkswagen employees. […]

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There’s never a dull moment at Volkswagen, and today the automaker finds itself fighting battles on so many fronts they’ll soon be wishing for General Eisenhower’s plotting table. As the company steels itself for further bad terrible financial news, German prosecutors have widened their probe into the diesel emissions scandal and targeted 17 Volkswagen employees. […]

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Not So Fast With That Lawsuit, Guys: Volkswagen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/not-fast-lawsuit-guys-volkswagen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/not-fast-lawsuit-guys-volkswagen/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:30:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1294778 An anticipated multi-billion dollar lawsuit from disgruntled Volkswagen shareholders is without merit, the embattled German automaker said on March 2. A document made public by Volkswagen states that the suit, which alleges a violation of disclosure obligations under capital markets law, is doomed to fail following an examination by legal experts from both inside and outside […]

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An anticipated multi-billion dollar lawsuit from disgruntled Volkswagen shareholders is without merit, the embattled German automaker said on March 2. A document made public by Volkswagen states that the suit, which alleges a violation of disclosure obligations under capital markets law, is doomed to fail following an examination by legal experts from both inside and outside […]

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Feinberg: Volkswagen Will Offer ‘Generous Solution’ to U.S. Customers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/feinberg-volkswagen-will-offer-generous-solution-to-u-s-customers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/feinberg-volkswagen-will-offer-generous-solution-to-u-s-customers/#comments Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281826 Kenneth Feinberg, the man behind Volkswagen’s claims fund, stated American VW TDI customers should expect an offer that will make them very happy in an interview published this weekend. When asked by Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (via Reuters) what he will offer the more than 500,000 Americans who own dirty diesels, he replied, “I can promise that there will be a […]

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Kenneth Feinberg, the man behind Volkswagen’s claims fund, stated American VW TDI customers should expect an offer that will make them very happy in an interview published this weekend. When asked by Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (via Reuters) what he will offer the more than 500,000 Americans who own dirty diesels, he replied, “I can promise that there will be a […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Don’t Leave Europe Out of the Party, Bizarre End To GM Lawsuit, and 2015’s Recall-mania http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271513 Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Let’s Talk Carbon Emissions, Volkswagen’s Bigger Headache, and Plug-in Porsches http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:15:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269977 FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Latest Headache for Volkswagen, New E-Class From $50K, and Dealers Surprised That You’re Surprised http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269257 Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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Fiat Chrysler Rebuffs Claims of Falsifying Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-chrysler-rebuffs-claims-falsifying-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-chrysler-rebuffs-claims-falsifying-sales/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267545 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday released a statement strongly denying claims made by a Illinois dealer that the automaker was strong-arming its dealers into reporting bogus sales and illegally paying complicit dealers to continue its long-running sales growth. This lawsuit is nothing more than the product of two disgruntled dealers who have failed to perform their obligations […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday released a statement strongly denying claims made by a Illinois dealer that the automaker was strong-arming its dealers into reporting bogus sales and illegally paying complicit dealers to continue its long-running sales growth. This lawsuit is nothing more than the product of two disgruntled dealers who have failed to perform their obligations […]

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Take a Break and Read This Story About GM’s Ignition Switch Lawsuit. Now. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/take-a-break-and-read-this-story-about-gms-ignition-switch-lawsuit-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/take-a-break-and-read-this-story-about-gms-ignition-switch-lawsuit-now/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266649 I realize for many of you the lunch hour is probably over by now, but there’s enough time before the end of the afternoon to read, digest and regurgitate repeatedly over Atlanta magazine’s epic telling of one family’s lawsuit against General Motors for their faulty ignition switches. Seriously, it’s great. Go read it. Take a […]

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I realize for many of you the lunch hour is probably over by now, but there’s enough time before the end of the afternoon to read, digest and regurgitate repeatedly over Atlanta magazine’s epic telling of one family’s lawsuit against General Motors for their faulty ignition switches. Seriously, it’s great. Go read it. Take a […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Pump the Brakes, Daimler’s Dig, and Chapo’s Crapwagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:09:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266585 Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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Dealer Accuses Fiat Chrysler of Falsifying Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dealer-accuses-fiat-chrysler-falsifying-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dealer-accuses-fiat-chrysler-falsifying-sales/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:14:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266201 An Illinois dealer said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, through its regional sales offices, was intimidating and bribing dealers to report bogus sales at the end of the month to reach inflated sales targets. Automotive News reported first on the lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by dealers of the Napleton Automotive Group accuses […]

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An Illinois dealer said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, through its regional sales offices, was intimidating and bribing dealers to report bogus sales at the end of the month to reach inflated sales targets. Automotive News reported first on the lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by dealers of the Napleton Automotive Group accuses […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford’s Self-driving Herd Gets Bigger, Takata’s All Alone, VW Sends The Cavalry http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257441 It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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