The Harder They Fall

By |2018-07-17T19:21:23-07:00November 30th, 2015|Categories: Environmental Protection Agency, NHTSA, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , |

Published December 1, 2015, Los Angeles Daily Journal - By now, the world understands exactly how dastardly Volkswagen has been: It engineered a device whose sole purpose was to defeat emissions testing, and then outfitted 11 million diesel vehicles with the devise, claiming that they had created the world’s first “clean diesel.” In its quest to become [...]

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Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

By |2018-07-19T00:01:53-07:00December 4th, 2012|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Class Action, Environmental Protection Agency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Published January 8, 2013, Los Angeles Daily Journal - You would think that billion dollar companies that grace the halls of the New York Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal and the Fortune 500 would have the good sense to govern themselves with principles of honesty and integrity. If they don’t do it because it’s the right [...]

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The Dirty Little Secret

By |2018-07-17T01:34:51-07:00December 6th, 2010|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Electric Cars, Environmental Protection Agency|Tags: , , , |

Published December 6, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - In just one month’s time, the long-anticipated overhaul to the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) regulations will take effect, marking the first increase in the U.S. fuel economy standard since the start of Ronald Regan’s second term.  The CAFE regulations, enacted in response to the 1973 Oil Crisis, establish [...]

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Electric Shock!

By |2018-07-23T16:42:45-07:00September 7th, 2010|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Electric Cars, Environmental Protection Agency, Tesla|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published September 7, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Last Wednesday, the latest entrant to the burgeoning electric car market went on sale, the cleverly-named Nissan Leaf.  Rallying around claims of saving the environment and helping the nation rid itself of its dependence on foreign oil, consumers lined up in droves to buy the new commuter car.  In fact, [...]

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