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Michigan House Votes To Allow Unattended Driveway Idling
Michigan House Votes To Allow Unattended Driveway Idling

4 May 2017, 12:59 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Michigan's House of Reps voted against handing penalties for people leaving unattended cars in driveways. The bill was sent to the U.S. Senate for a final vote

 
Chinese Driver Draws Parking Spot With Chalk To Trick Cops, He Gets Caught
Chinese Driver Draws Parking Spot With Chalk To Trick Cops, He Gets Caught

2 May 2017, 18:09 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A Chinese van driver tried to trick police officers in Hong Kong by drawing a parking spot in chalk around his car. It did not work out for him thanks to CCTV

 
Mall Accidentally Gives Parking Tickets To Shoppers For Returning Too Soon
Mall Accidentally Gives Parking Tickets To Shoppers For Returning Too Soon

8 Apr 2017, 14:13 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A shopping center in New Zealand fined its visitors for allegedly violating their free four-hour parking rule by returning on the same day. Fines were voided

 
Police Official Turns Himself In After Using Mobile Phone While Driving
Police Official Turns Himself In After Using Mobile Phone While Driving

23 Mar 2017, 17:52 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Using a mobile phone while driving is against the law in most countries. In some, it is even forbidden to have it in your hands. Here's an example

 
Raven Demonstrates That Birds Can Hurt Your Car In Weird Ways
Raven Demonstrates That Birds Can Hurt Your Car In Weird Ways

26 Jan 2017, 17:40 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / To car owners, birds can be serious douchebags. They poop on cars all the time, and it can damage your paint. But what about getting a fine? Yup, it happened

 
FTC Wallops Audi Volkswagen Korea With $32 Million Fine for False Advertising
FTC Wallops Audi Volkswagen Korea With $32 Million Fine for False Advertising

7 Dec 2016, 15:49 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / South Korea took yet another stand against the Volkswagen Group by applying a $32 million fine for the false advertising of TDI-engined vehicles

 
Speeding Fines In The EU - How Much Will It Cost If You Go 13 Mph Above
Speeding Fines In The EU - How Much Will It Cost If You Go 13 Mph Above

1 Nov 2016, 18:05 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A vacation in Europe can turn into a nightmare if you exceed the speed limit in some countries, even by "just" 20 km/h. Some countries send speeders to jail

 
Ferrari's F1 Boss Arrested In Singapore Over Discarding Cigarette Butt
Ferrari's F1 Boss Arrested In Singapore Over Discarding Cigarette Butt

19 Sep 2016, 08:43 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Maurizio Arrivabene, the boss of Ferrari's Formula 1 team and a former executive in the tobacco industry, was arrested in Singapore after littering

 
Japanese Supplier Fined $130 Million For Price Fixing In USA
Japanese Supplier Fined $130 Million For Price Fixing In USA

21 Jul 2016, 15:48 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A Japanese supplier called Nishikawa has pleaded guilty in a scheme that involved price fixing for components installed in cars sold in the USA

 
VW Agrees to Pay $14.7 Billion In the U.S. Over Dieselgate, More to Follow
VW Agrees to Pay $14.7 Billion In the U.S. Over Dieselgate, More to Follow

28 Jun 2016, 15:51 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / After a wild nine months for the Volkswagen Group, the German automaker agrees to pony up $14.7 billion for the Dieselgate fiasco. This is but the start, though

 
Uber Gets A New Fine - $900,000 In France
Uber Gets A New Fine - $900,000 In France

10 Jun 2016, 08:08 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / French courts have decided to sanction Uber with $900,000 for its UberPOP service. The decision is not final, but it looks like they can't escape the fine

 
Uber Will Pay $10 Million Fine for "Misleading Safety Claims"
Uber Will Pay $10 Million Fine for "Misleading Safety Claims"

8 Apr 2016, 15:27 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Uber has agreed to pay over $10 million to settle a dispute regarding misleading safety claims. The company's background checks were not as thorough as expected

 
Fiat Chrysler Fines Reach $175 Million for Failure to Comply with TREAD Act
Fiat Chrysler Fines Reach $175 Million for Failure to Comply with TREAD Act

11 Dec 2015, 20:40 UTC · By: Mircea Iordache / The NHTSA has imposed another fine, this time of $70 million, for delaying to report crash, death, injury and other data

 
Volkswagen Fined $13.2 Million by Brazil’s Environmental Agency over Amarok Emissions
Volkswagen Fined $13.2 Million by Brazil’s Environmental Agency over Amarok Emissions

12 Nov 2015, 17:25 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Until now, Volkswagen did not receive any fine over its emissions defeat device. But today, Brazil's Environmental Agency decided to take action

 
Russian BMW M6 Owner Gets Special Letter After Failing to Pay $10,000 Worth Penalties
Russian BMW M6 Owner Gets Special Letter After Failing to Pay $10,000 Worth Penalties

12 Nov 2015, 10:22 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Some countries are unwilling to transfer the information regarding their bad drivers living abroad, and that's how this Russian BMW M6 owner got away with it

 
Guy Gets His Jeep Stuck in Mud; Towing Company Asks for $48,000 After They Get It Out
Guy Gets His Jeep Stuck in Mud; Towing Company Asks for $48,000 After They Get It Out

28 Oct 2015, 13:22 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / We all love a little bit of salt and pepper now and then, which in the automotive world can mean off-road fun. But this guy had to pay a lot for his adventure

 
Volkswagen Shares Drop 23% on Monday after Admitting Cheating on Emission Tests
Volkswagen Shares Drop 23% on Monday after Admitting Cheating on Emission Tests

21 Sep 2015, 16:47 UTC · By: Gabriel Nica / The Volkswagen Group shares took a hit of 23 percent on the stock market today, worth around $18 billion in total after CEO admitted cheating on emission test

 
Uber Faces $7.3 Million Fine in California
Uber Faces $7.3 Million Fine in California

17 Jul 2015, 09:48 UTC · By: Gabriel Nica / Ride-sharing app Uber faces a suspension in California as well as a hefty fine of $7.3 million due to refusing to provide data for the CPUC

 
Man Spends Most of His Salary to Drive a Luxury Rental, Dubai Police Confiscates It
Man Spends Most of His Salary to Drive a Luxury Rental, Dubai Police Confiscates It

1 Jun 2015, 12:25 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Dubai Police may have some of the greatest sportscars and supercars in their fleet, but that doesn't mean there are no rules in traffic

 
20-Year-Old Nissan Patrol Driver Gets $136,000 Fine for Doing Donuts in Dubai
20-Year-Old Nissan Patrol Driver Gets $136,000 Fine for Doing Donuts in Dubai

7 May 2015, 11:53 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Dubai is one of the most opulent cities in the world whose streets host some of the most expensive supercars. Yet, the police does not agree with car fun