Category: News

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…

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…

An Invisible Problem for a Troubled Vehicle

Any auto manufacturer can face a problem with a vehicle. Mass produced and inherently complex, cars and trucks can be a challenge for owners due to something that happened during their design, assembly or delivery. How the manufacturer handles that issue is most important – respecting the warranty and fixing…