Legal

U.S. Indicts 6th UAW Official in FCA Corruption Case

March 18, 2019 at 1:50 PM

Federal prosecutors have charged Norwood Jewell, a former United Auto Workers union vice president, for participating in the misuse of worker training center funds at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

SEC Sues VW, Winterkorn Over Diesel Emissions

March 15, 2019 at 12:16 PM

Volkswagen AG and former CEO Martin Winterkorn have been charged by the SEC with “massive fraud” for selling securities at the same time their diesels were violating U.S. pollution laws.

VW Could Face SEC Sanctions Over Diesel Cheating

March 15, 2019 at 1:14 AM

Volkswagen AG says it may be sanctioned by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding its diesel emission cheating, which was revealed in September 2015.

Mahindra Taking Cautious Approach in U.S.

March 14, 2019 at 3:08 PM

India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. is moving forward with a revised strategy to sell vehicles in the U.S., despite ongoing legal battles with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

Lawsuit Targets Tesla CEO Musk’s “Unchecked” Tweeting

March 08, 2019 at 2:49 PM

A new lawsuit filed in Delaware by institutional investors hopes to stop CEO Elon Musk from continuing to tweet inaccurate statements about the company.

Autoliv, TRW Fined $416 Million for Price Fixing in Europe

March 06, 2019 at 12:22 AM

The European Commission has fined Autoliv and TRW for conspiring to rig prices for seatbelts, airbags and steering wheels supplied to BMW and Volkswagen Group.

Ghosn Granted Bail in Japan

March 05, 2019 at 12:02 AM

Former Nissan-Renault Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been granted bail after being detained for 107 days in a Tokyo jail on charges of financial wrongdoing.

SEC Seeks Contempt Charge Against Musk

February 26, 2019 at 12:41 AM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk faces a contempt charge for violating his settlement last October with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Europe Targets Five Carmakers in Antitrust Probe

February 25, 2019 at 12:32 AM

The European Commission is investigating possible collusion on auto parts pricing by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, PSA and Renault, Der Spiegel reports.

New Lawyer Declares Ghosn's Woes an “Internal” Matter

February 20, 2019 at 9:20 AM

Carlos Ghosn’s new lead lawyer blasts Nissan Motor Co., prosecutors and Japan’s courts for their handling of the ex-chairman’s financial woes.

Jury Awards Ford SUV Rollover Victim $152 Million

February 18, 2019 at 12:11 PM

A jury in Alabama has awarded $152 million to a 24-year-old man paralyzed in a rollover crash in 2015, Reuters reports.

German Prosecutors May Fine Bosch Over Diesel Cheating

February 08, 2019 at 6:52 PM

Prosecutors in Stuttgart are pondering whether to fine Robert Bosch GmbH for supplying Volkswagen AG with software used by the carmaker to evade diesel emission standards.