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Hyundai Found Guilty of Messing Up Customers' Credit Scores, Will Pay $19.2 Million
Hyundai Found Guilty of Messing Up Customers' Credit Scores, Will Pay $19.2 Million

28 Jul 2022, 14:56 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Hyundai is again in hot water with the U.S. regulators after one of its subsidiaries was found guilty of repeatedly messing up customers’ credit scores

 
Mercedes-Benz to Settle Emission Charges in the U.S. for $2.2 Billion
Mercedes-Benz to Settle Emission Charges in the U.S. for $2.2 Billion

14 Aug 2020, 08:56 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Mercedes-Benz said it agreed to pay a total of $2.2 billion to settle the charges and class action brought against it in the U.S.

 
Elon Musk Quits as Tesla Chairman, Adults to Oversee His Tweets
Elon Musk Quits as Tesla Chairman, Adults to Oversee His Tweets

30 Sep 2018, 07:49 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Elon Musk settles with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), agrees to pay $20 million and quit as Tesla chairman.

 
Takata Airbag Scandal Reaches New Settlement, Four Automakers To Pay $553 Mil
Takata Airbag Scandal Reaches New Settlement, Four Automakers To Pay $553 Mil

19 May 2017, 15:23 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Four automakers have settled their lawsuits with Takata regarding the airbag recall scandal. If approved, all four will pay $553 Million in compensation

 
VW's Dieselgate Case Sentenced, Company Will Pay $4.3 Billion To U.S. Government
VW's Dieselgate Case Sentenced, Company Will Pay $4.3 Billion To U.S. Government

23 Apr 2017, 08:41 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Volkswagen's Dieselgate case was sentenced this week, and the company will have to pay $4.3 billion in fines and penalties, on top of what it owes to customers

 
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

 
Lyft Settles California Lawsuit For $27 Million, Drivers Are Not Employees
Lyft Settles California Lawsuit For $27 Million, Drivers Are Not Employees

18 Mar 2017, 14:18 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A class action lawsuit filed by Lyft drivers in California was meant to get them to be considered company employees. It was settled for $27 Million

 
Volkswagen Executive Arrested In USA Stays Behind Bars, Has 11 Felony Counts
Volkswagen Executive Arrested In USA Stays Behind Bars, Has 11 Felony Counts

24 Feb 2017, 14:36 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Oliver Schmidt, the Volkswagen executive arrested in the USA by the FBI, will remain in prison is spite of his lawyer's requests for a release

 
Lawyer Says European Volkswagen Owners Should Sue The Carmaker
Lawyer Says European Volkswagen Owners Should Sue The Carmaker

21 Feb 2017, 15:03 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A British lawyer representing a group of Volkswagen customers says that he believes that the company has left its clients with no choice but to sue it

 
BMW Settles Water Damage Suit For E60 5 Series Customers
BMW Settles Water Damage Suit For E60 5 Series Customers

8 Feb 2017, 13:56 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / BMW has agreed to settle the lawsuit filed against it by owners of E60 5 Series models, which said they were prone to water damage on an expensive component

 
Volkswagen Agrees to Pay the DOJ $4.3 Billion Over the Dieselgate Fiasco
Volkswagen Agrees to Pay the DOJ $4.3 Billion Over the Dieselgate Fiasco

11 Jan 2017, 09:20 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Volkswagen has confirmed an agreement with the Department of Justice regarding a fine of $4.3 billion over the Dieselgate fiasco

 
Takata Criminal Probe Settlement Could Be as High as $1 Billion
Takata Criminal Probe Settlement Could Be as High as $1 Billion

28 Dec 2016, 20:39 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / The Japanese company found itself in the middle of the industry's biggest scandal, with not even VW's shenanigans able to lift the pressure considerably

 
Dieselgate-Affected Volkswagen Owners Warned By Judge Not To Part Out Their Cars
Dieselgate-Affected Volkswagen Owners Warned By Judge Not To Part Out Their Cars

23 Dec 2016, 09:30 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A Federal judge has warned the owners of Volkswagen models that have been affected by Dieselgate not to dismantle parts from their cars before trading them in

 
This Must Be The Most Stripped Out Volkswagen TDI That Will Be Traded In
This Must Be The Most Stripped Out Volkswagen TDI That Will Be Traded In

20 Dec 2016, 14:10 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The owner of a Volkswagen Golf TDI has stripped out his vehicle to the point where it is still drivable, but has lost most of its components. He'll trade it in

 
Volkswagen Agrees to Pay $14.7 Billion Over 2.0 TDI Emissions Issue in the U.S.
Volkswagen Agrees to Pay $14.7 Billion Over 2.0 TDI Emissions Issue in the U.S.

26 Oct 2016, 11:34 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If you own a 2.0 TDI-engined Volkswagen or Audi, you can now submit a form and have your car bought back by the VW Group

 
Volkswagen Proposed To Pay Its U.S. Dealers $1.21 Billion Over Dieselgate
Volkswagen Proposed To Pay Its U.S. Dealers $1.21 Billion Over Dieselgate

2 Oct 2016, 14:18 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / All 652 Volkswagen dealers in the USA could each receive an average $1.85 million over the next year and a half as part of the Dieselgate settlement.

 
American Authorities Are Weighing The Maximum Penalty For Dieselgate
American Authorities Are Weighing The Maximum Penalty For Dieselgate

27 Sep 2016, 15:39 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The US Justice Department is reportedly pondering what is the biggest fine it could impose on VW for Dieselgate without taking it out of business. Sounds tricky

 
Tesla Settles Lawsuit With Falcon Door Supplier
Tesla Settles Lawsuit With Falcon Door Supplier

27 Sep 2016, 11:25 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The American division of Hoerbiger has settled a lawsuit filed by Tesla because of delays in the development of the "Falcon Doors" of the Model X.

 
Kentucky Attorney General Warns VW And Audi Owners Over Buyback Scam
Kentucky Attorney General Warns VW And Audi Owners Over Buyback Scam

20 Sep 2016, 11:58 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Attorney General Andy Beshear of Kentucky warned state residents of an ongoing scam targeting owners of Diesel models from Audi and Volkswagen.

 
Uber Riders Get Their Tips Back After Settlement, Drivers Get Jack Squat
Uber Riders Get Their Tips Back After Settlement, Drivers Get Jack Squat

18 Sep 2016, 13:02 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Approximately 47,000 Uber riders were charged 20 percent of their fares as "gratuity" to the drivers. Uber took a cut of the tips, and wil refund users