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Racism Victim at Tesla Fremon Says New Judgment Will Prevent It From Learning
Racism Victim at Tesla Fremon Says New Judgment Will Prevent It From Learning

9 Dec 2021, 18:58 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / According to Owen Diaz’s attorneys, that’s the message that courts would send if Tesla’s appeal for a new judgment is granted

 
“Fracas” Hotel Throws Party to Commemorate Clarkson Getting Fired From Top Gear
“Fracas” Hotel Throws Party to Commemorate Clarkson Getting Fired From Top Gear

18 Jan 2020, 16:57 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / The Simonstone Hall Hotel has been cashing in from Jeremy Clarkson's unfortunate “fracas” every year by hosting steak night that commemorates the event

 
The Worst Automotive Scandals of the 2010-2020 Decade
The Worst Automotive Scandals of the 2010-2020 Decade

30 Dec 2019, 18:25 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / The decade that that is rapidly coming to an end in a few days has spawned some of the biggest automotive scandals in history and some are still unfolding

 
Volkswagen Messes Up Once Again, Sells Thousands Of Pre-Production Vehicles
Volkswagen Messes Up Once Again, Sells Thousands Of Pre-Production Vehicles

11 Dec 2018, 20:13 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / As if Dieselgate wasn't enough of a disappointment, Volkswagen is at it again, selling thousands and thousands pre-production vehicles to retail customers

 
Subaru Extends JDM Recall Over New Cases Of Inspection Cheating
Subaru Extends JDM Recall Over New Cases Of Inspection Cheating

5 Nov 2018, 18:23 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Subaru has had it rough lately, and this latest development of this inspection cheating scandal isn't helping the Japanese automaker at all

 
Nissan Officially Admits Cheating in Emissions and Fuel Economy Tests
Nissan Officially Admits Cheating in Emissions and Fuel Economy Tests

9 Jul 2018, 11:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Nissan says it found evidence people at its Japan facilities have been dodging the official emissions and fuel tests and provided false numbers.

 
Storing Thousands of Volkswagens At A Stadium Is Illegal, Now What?
Storing Thousands of Volkswagens At A Stadium Is Illegal, Now What?

4 Apr 2017, 09:09 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Volkswagen bought back thousands of cars from its customers, and it had to store them somewhere. Apparently, the Detroit Silverdome is not a good option

 
Hyundai and Mercedes-Benz Pull Commercials From TV Show Over Harassment Scandal
Hyundai and Mercedes-Benz Pull Commercials From TV Show Over Harassment Scandal

4 Apr 2017, 08:02 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A harassment scandal centered on cable TV's most watched host has led to several brands ditching their advertising deals for The O'Reilly Factor

 
Four Automakers Knew Takata's Airbag Inflators Were Dangerous, Lawyers Say
Four Automakers Knew Takata's Airbag Inflators Were Dangerous, Lawyers Say

28 Feb 2017, 15:03 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / According to the legal team behind the victims of Takata's defective airbags, at least four automakers that used them knew about their issues as early as 1999

 
Mitsubishi Fined $4.2 Million By Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency
Mitsubishi Fined $4.2 Million By Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency

29 Jan 2017, 14:04 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / $4.2 million isn't a lot of money if you consider how many people Mitsubishi Motors lied to by presenting false fuel economy numbers

 
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Gets Confused With Namesake Aircraft Engine Supplier
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Gets Confused With Namesake Aircraft Engine Supplier

23 Jan 2017, 12:31 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the company we are referring when speaking about automobiles and this name, was confused with a different business with the same name

 
FCAgate Is Probably How FCA US LLC’s Diesel Emission Cheat Scandal Will Be Known
FCAgate Is Probably How FCA US LLC’s Diesel Emission Cheat Scandal Will Be Known

12 Jan 2017, 17:28 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Oh dear! It's either the EPA is a bit overzealous or Fiat Chrysler's U.S. branch really did use emission cheating software on its 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine

 
Daimler Executive Gets Fired After Insulting Chinese People
Daimler Executive Gets Fired After Insulting Chinese People

23 Nov 2016, 14:51 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / An unnamed Daimler executive working in China was dismissed from his post after a scandal that started over a parking spot. Reports claim he used pepper spray

 
VW Will Not Sue South Korea For Sales Ban, Will Attempt Certification
VW Will Not Sue South Korea For Sales Ban, Will Attempt Certification

30 Aug 2016, 12:59 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Volkswagen has decided against taking the state of South Korea to court over its decision to stop the sale of some of its models. VW wants to fix the problem

 
Mitsubishi Reportedly Overstated Fuel Economy On Eight More Models
Mitsubishi Reportedly Overstated Fuel Economy On Eight More Models

30 Aug 2016, 08:25 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / According to a report, Mitsubishi's cheating scandal went beyond the four models that were initially announced. Eight other Mitsubishi products are affected

 
Mitsubishi Motors Ignored Employee Requests To Stop Cheating In 2005
Mitsubishi Motors Ignored Employee Requests To Stop Cheating In 2005

5 Aug 2016, 18:13 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A probe of Mitsubishi's activities has revealed that an employee had uncovered the company's cheating scheme as early as 2005, but his bosses refused to stop

 
South Korea to Volkswagen: You Shall Not Sell Diesel Cars Here
South Korea to Volkswagen: You Shall Not Sell Diesel Cars Here

22 Jul 2016, 16:48 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Bad news for Volkswagen. South Korea is very, very mad at the German automaker for cheating. And so, a stop-sale has been self-imposed in the Asian country

 
Chris Evans, Ex-Top Gear Presenter, Now Faces Sexual Assault Allegations
Chris Evans, Ex-Top Gear Presenter, Now Faces Sexual Assault Allegations

4 Jul 2016, 16:23 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / This is definitely not the best start of the week for radio and TV presenter Chris Evans, who recently announced that he is stepping down from Top Gear

 
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

 
Mitsubishi Reportedly Looking For An Auditor To Oversee Its Tech Division
Mitsubishi Reportedly Looking For An Auditor To Oversee Its Tech Division

10 Jun 2016, 16:21 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / After the whole cheating scandal, Mitsubishi Motors is considering an external auditor to monitor its technology division. The search is not official