Legal

EU Ordered to Restore Tougher Diesel Emission Rules

December 13, 2018 at 1:48 PM

A European high court has reversed a European Union decision two years ago that allowed new diesel vehicles to emit “excessively high” nitrogen oxides.

Nissan to Widen Ghosn Probe

December 12, 2018 at 10:52 AM

Nissan Motor Co. is preparing to widen its investigation into financial wrongdoing by former Chairman Carlos Ghosn to include the company’s alliance with Renault SA and its subsidiaries.

Report: Ghosn Kept List of Hidden Compensation

December 12, 2018 at 2:37 AM

Japanese prosecutors have found a list apparently created by former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn that charts compensation the company didn’t report but he expected to receive, The Nikkei says.

Argentina Convicts Two Ex-Ford Officials in Torture Case

December 11, 2018 at 5:48 PM

A court in Buenos Aires found two former executives of Ford Motor Co.’s factory guilty of aiding in the torture and kidnapping of 24 plant employees four decades ago.

Ghosn, Kelly and Nissan Indicted in Japan

December 10, 2018 at 10:50 AM

Prosecutors in Japan have indicted former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn, board member Greg Kelly and the company itself for grossly understanding Ghosn’s compensation for five years.

VW Denies Chairman Should Have Reported Diesel Cheating Earlier

December 10, 2018 at 1:53 AM

Volkswagen AG denies that Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch should have told investors about the company’s diesel emission cheating three months before the fact became public.

VW Gets Preliminary Approval on $48 Million Diesel Lawsuit

December 03, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Volkswagen AG has won preliminary approval by a U.S. court for a $48 million settlement of an investors lawsuit over the company’s diesel cheating scandal.

Report: Prosecutors Have Until Dec. 10 to Charge Ghosn

November 30, 2018 at 1:36 AM

Japanese prosecutors must file charges against ousted Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn no later than Dec. 10 or release him, Reuters says.

U.S. Judge Orders New Talks to Resolve FCA Diesel Settlement

November 29, 2018 at 12:09 AM

A federal court in San Francisco has ordered a new round of talks to resolve charges that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV used illegal emission control software in 104,000 diesels sold in the U.S.

Report: Nissan Auditor Repeatedly Flagged Ghosn Payments

November 28, 2018 at 5:02 PM

Nissan Motor Co.’s outside auditor repeatedly questioned the carmaker’s compensation practices for former Chairman Carlos Ghosn but was assured everything was proper, a source tells Reuters.

VW Ordered to Pay Owner Original Purchase Price for Aging Diesel

November 23, 2018 at 5:24 PM

A German court has ordered Volkswagen AG to reimburse the original purchase price of nearly €30,000 ($34,000) for a 2012 diesel it had rigged to evade emission standards.

Ghosn Likely to Remain in Jail for Another 10 Days

November 21, 2018 at 2:47 PM

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Chairman Carlos Ghosn is likely to be detained for another 10 days after being arrested on Monday in Tokyo, according to Kyodo News.