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The Dream for a Three-Wheel DeLorean by DeLorean’s “Son” Ends in Financial Ruin
The Dream for a Three-Wheel DeLorean by DeLorean’s “Son” Ends in Financial Ruin

27 Jul 2022, 05:41 UTC / Benjamin Granger, who used to call himself Tyler DeLorean, was sued by the DeLorean Motor Company for copyright infringement, and lost

 
Tesla Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Due to Racism in Its Premises, Mostly in Fremont
Tesla Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Due to Racism in Its Premises, Mostly in Fremont

1 Jul 2022, 15:17 UTC / Fifteen employees and former workers accuse Tesla of doing nothing to stop racism, sexual harassment, and demoting African American workers

 
New Owen Diaz Vs Tesla Trial Will Be About More Than Just Racism
New Owen Diaz Vs Tesla Trial Will Be About More Than Just Racism

28 Jun 2022, 10:09 UTC / The federal judge William Orrick said the involved parties would have a trial-setting conference on July 12 to decide on a new date

 
Owen Diaz Rejects $15 Million Racism Award From Tesla, Will Battle It Again in Court
Owen Diaz Rejects $15 Million Racism Award From Tesla, Will Battle It Again in Court

22 Jun 2022, 08:28 UTC / After a judge reduced the total damages from $136.9 million to $15 million, the former contract worker decided to have a new trial

 
Hertz Settles Over Three Dozen Lawsuits at Once, Filed Phony Theft Claims on Customers.
Hertz Settles Over Three Dozen Lawsuits at Once, Filed Phony Theft Claims on Customers.

22 Jun 2022, 07:44 UTC / According to reports from ABC 6 Philadelphia, Kelly Grady was awarded a settlement of $100,000 compensation for her predicament

 
Tesla Is Giving (and Having) a Hard Time to (With) Its Employees Worldwide
Tesla Is Giving (and Having) a Hard Time to (With) Its Employees Worldwide

21 Jun 2022, 10:38 UTC / The company is being sued for firing employees without respecting the proper advance notice for the job cuts it performed, but there’s more.

 
Tesla Is Convicted to Buy Back Model 3 in Spain Due to Poor Welding
Tesla Is Convicted to Buy Back Model 3 in Spain Due to Poor Welding

20 Jun 2022, 12:49 UTC / Ángel Gaitán is a technician, and he did not like to see his brand-new EV having to go through welding as if it was a crashed car.

 
Audi Thinks NIO Naming Strategy Hurts Its Trademarks, Sues the Chinese Automaker
Audi Thinks NIO Naming Strategy Hurts Its Trademarks, Sues the Chinese Automaker

18 Jun 2022, 14:28 UTC / The German brand would be particularly concerned with the ES6 and ES8: their names would be too similar to S6 and S8, used by Audi’s sporty sedans.

 
Elon Musk Sued for $258 Billion, Alleged Dogecoin Pyramid Scheme to Blame
Elon Musk Sued for $258 Billion, Alleged Dogecoin Pyramid Scheme to Blame

18 Jun 2022, 05:00 UTC / The self-titled DogeFather manipulated the crypto market to boost Doge price, then stood by as its value took a deep dive, investor claims in new lawsuit

 
Tesla Sells Brand-New Model 3 With Three Cracked Jacking Points in Germany, Gets Sued
Tesla Sells Brand-New Model 3 With Three Cracked Jacking Points in Germany, Gets Sued

8 Jun 2022, 11:50 UTC / According to a DEKRA inspection, the electric sedan would never pass its first regular inspection, preventing it from being driven on public roads

 
Sierra Rose Yacht That Starred in “Modern Family” Is Up for Auction
Sierra Rose Yacht That Starred in “Modern Family” Is Up for Auction

31 May 2022, 12:11 UTC / The Sierra Rose motor yacht was originally built in 2005 and features three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, as well as a helicopter pad

 
VW Group Has Settled EA189 Dieselgate Suit in England and Wales
VW Group Has Settled EA189 Dieselgate Suit in England and Wales

26 May 2022, 12:31 UTC / Almost seven years have passed since the Dieselgate scandal erupted. The German conglomerate has announced it settled the case out of court in Englad and Wales

 
S&P 500 ESG Index Removes Tesla From the Index, Elon Musk Tries to Strike Back
S&P 500 ESG Index Removes Tesla From the Index, Elon Musk Tries to Strike Back

18 May 2022, 20:48 UTC / The Tesla CEO started a rant on Twitter just to be bashed by people that work with ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)

 
Twitter Investor Sues Musk and Twitter For Purchase, Demand Postponement Until 2025
Twitter Investor Sues Musk and Twitter For Purchase, Demand Postponement Until 2025

7 May 2022, 18:29 UTC / According to the Orlando Police Pension Fund, the Delaware law states Musk has to ask permission to buy Twitter before that

 
Elon Musk Wins Controversial SolarCity Trial: Judge Rules Tesla Paid a Fair Price for It
Elon Musk Wins Controversial SolarCity Trial: Judge Rules Tesla Paid a Fair Price for It

28 Apr 2022, 09:29 UTC / However, the judge recognized that “Elon was more involved in the process than a conflicted fiduciary should be.” The decision can still be appealed

 
Judge Rules Tesla Must Pay $15 Million Instead of $137 Million in Racism Case
Judge Rules Tesla Must Pay $15 Million Instead of $137 Million in Racism Case

14 Apr 2022, 23:14 UTC / The federal judge reduced the compensatory damages from $6.9 million to $1.5 million and the punitive damages from $130 million to $13.5 million

 
U.S. Air Force Is Getting Too Expensive for Japan, New Lawsuit Shows Why
U.S. Air Force Is Getting Too Expensive for Japan, New Lawsuit Shows Why

10 Mar 2022, 19:53 UTC / United States Air Force made the front-page news in Japan again, but not for any good reason. Here’s why the locals sued and won, but are still not happy

 
Rivian Was Sued by an Investor Over the Rollercoaster Approach to R1S and R1T Prices
Rivian Was Sued by an Investor Over the Rollercoaster Approach to R1S and R1T Prices

8 Mar 2022, 16:05 UTC / An investor sued Rivian after it rolled back EV price hikes, calling CEO RJ Scaringe’s apology “a futile attempt at damage control”

 
Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic Sued for Sending “Faulty Rockets” Into Space on Purpose
Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic Sued for Sending “Faulty Rockets” Into Space on Purpose

8 Mar 2022, 10:00 UTC / Shareholder alleges insider trading by Branson and chairman Chamath Palihapitiya, who contributed to artificially inflating Virgin Galactic share price

 
Judge Claims Hertz Filed Several Bogus Stolen Car Reports, Customers Arrested at Gun Point
Judge Claims Hertz Filed Several Bogus Stolen Car Reports, Customers Arrested at Gun Point

11 Feb 2022, 20:19 UTC / As many as 230 different people are accusing the Hertz company of having them falsely imprisoned. After Hertz, themselves accused them of stealing rental cars.