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Tesla Lawsuit Alleges Autopilot Safety Issues

The legal complaint called Tesla’s Autopilot “unsafe to use.”

April 22, 2017
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VW diesel scandal closed, Whistleblower named in book

The Volkswagen criminal case closed on Friday, with District Judge Sean Cox ordering the company to pay a $2.8 billion penalty for their emissions scandal. The case closes on a long line of scandals.

April 21, 2017
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Dealer Minute: Venezuela Seizes GM Plant, Brazen Truck Theft

This is your ‘dealer minute’ look at news from all around the nation.

April 21, 2017
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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Three Murders At Auto Dealership

A Houston man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole following his conviction for capital murder in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people at an auto dealership.

April 12, 2017
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Consumers Experiencing Delays Replacing Defective Takata Airbag Inflators

Prompted by the largest auto safety recall in American history, many consumers are arriving in auto dealerships in the South Bay, California region to replace potentially deadly Takata airbag inflators in their vehicles.

April 10, 2017
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Nissan Employees Rally For Union

Employees from the Nissan manufacturing plant in Canton, Miss. took labor concerns to a Nissan auto dealership in Nashville on Saturday. Nearly 100 people from seven states gathered to discuss unionizing and staged a rally as well.

April 3, 2017
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Supreme Court Patent Case Could Benefit The Auto Industry

The result of a Supreme Court case between two food companies has the potential to benefit the auto industry and its technology suppliers.

March 28, 2017
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CARB Advances 2025 Vehicle Emissions/Sales Program

For today’s story, the California state government is taking a hard stance of vehicle emission standards.

March 28, 2017
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NY DCA Fines Used Vehicle Dealers $2.4 Million

Today’s story is that of a group of three used vehicle dealerships, which are under investigation for allegedly defrauding customers.

March 23, 2017
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Trump Takes Action On Auto Industry Standards

President Donald Trump visited Michigan and made an announcement.

March 15, 2017
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EPA Plans To Review Its Methods For Detecting Vehicle Emissions Fraud

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General said it plans to review whether or not the agency’s internal controls are effective at detecting vehicle emissions fraud, according to a report by Reuters.

March 13, 2017
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Volkswagen Pleads Guilty In Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen has plead guilty to fraud, obstruction of justice and falsifying statements as part of a $4.3 billion settlement reached with the U.S. Justice Department in January over the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal.

March 10, 2017
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