Category: Auto

ANOTHER Nissan CVT Transmission Class Action Case Filed

When it comes to class action settlements, opinions differ on their value and merit. Is a manufacturer actually benefiting by paying millions in such settlements and attorney fees with limited value being provided to owners because of their larger liability, or is something better than the potential that existed before…

Chevy Cruze Emissions Case Proceeds After Ruling

The Chevy Cruze emissions class action case, first filed in 2016, continues to move forward after a recent ruling by the judge in the matter. While General Motors, the named defendant in the Chevrolet-branded vehicle lawsuit, had sought to have the case dismissed, Judge Thomas L. Ludington ruled plaintiffs maintained…

Mercedes-Benz Emissions Probe Rolls On Amid Fines, Recalls Abroad

There’s an old saying that “no news is good news.” Unfortunately, that may be the case for Mercedes-Benz’s parent company Daimler when it comes to the ongoing governmental probe for emission violations. Though the U.S. government has yet to impose fines or recall requirements on the manufacturer, the company has…

Ford Emissions, Fuel Economy Under Governmental Investigation

Ford’s announcement of a governmental investigation, on top of other pending legal concerns, is a major problem for the manufacturer. The problems for Ford seem to be increasing at a critical time for the manufacturer. As its class action settlement involving the troubled DPS6 transmission remains under review for fairness, the company’s…