$10 BILLION “HISTORIC” CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH VOLKSWAGEN

By |2016-07-11T17:53:43-07:00July 11th, 2016|Categories: Class Action, Uncategorized, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Newport Beach, California (June 29, 2016) – On September 25, 2015, MLG Automotive Law filed a national class action against Volkswagen for falsifying emissions data on nearly 500,000 diesel cars sold in the U.S. The case of Gregg Klein v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Case No. 2:15-cv-07570) was filed in Federal Court, just days after [...]

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The EPA Slams the Door on High Performance

By |2018-07-17T17:22:43-07:00March 9th, 2016|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Volkswagen|Tags: , , |

Published March 8, 2016, Los Angeles Daily Journal - If the Volkswagen emissions scandal has done anything, it has highlighted the enormous rule-making ability the Environmental Protection Agency possesses. The continued viability Volkswagen is threatened — if not brought into serious doubt — by the company’s attempt at sidestepping the EPA’s powerful mandate: build clean cars, or don’t [...]

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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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When Will They Stop?

By |2018-09-20T18:16:40-07:00October 7th, 2015|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Trends, Class Action, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published October 7, 2015, Los Angles Daily Journal -In 2009, Volkswagen Group sat as the third-largest automaker in the world, trailing behind long-time leaders Toyota and General Motors in the heated race for automotive supremacy. The company had come a long way from its ominous beginning in 1937, when it created the “people’s car” under the governmental [...]

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MLG AUTOMOTIVE LAW FILES CLASS ACTION AGAINST VW FOR EMISSIONS FRAUD

By |2018-07-17T19:37:48-07:00September 30th, 2015|Categories: Auto Recalls, Automotive Trends, Class Action, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , |

Newport Beach, California (September 29, 2015) – Last Friday, MLG Automotive Law filed a national class action lawsuit against Volkswagen for the diesel emissions cover-up. The case, entitled Gregg Klein v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Case No. 2:15-cv-07570), was filed in Federal Court in Los Angeles. Early this month, Volkswagen admitted that it has been [...]

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War Crimes

By |2018-07-17T23:20:41-07:00June 2nd, 2015|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

Published June 3, 2015, Los Angeles Daily Journal - The Porsche brand is about as iconic as they come. Built on decades of precise German engineering, the brand is the pinnacle of automotive excellence. They have raced in everything from the 24 Hours of Le Mans to Formula One, and have danced in minds of millions who [...]

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The Billion Dollar Blunder

By |2018-07-23T19:22:02-07:00February 7th, 2012|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Published February 7, 2012, Los Angeles Daily Journal - How could everything go so wrong when all was supposed to be so right?  The year was 2008, and legendary sports car manufacturer Porsche was in its zone.  The iconic 911 was more popular than ever, and with the addition of a sports utility vehicle and a soon-to-be-released [...]

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Troubles with the New Fuel Regulations Sure to Come

By |2018-07-19T17:41:26-07:00September 6th, 2011|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Ford, General Motors, NHTSA, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published September 6, 2011, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Last month, President Barack Obama announced his ambitious overhaul to the Corporate Average Fuel Economy, or the CAFE standards, for consumer cars and trucks – a move that will dramatically change the landscape of the automobile industry for decades to come.  With as much fanfare as could be [...]

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How Soon We Forget

By |2018-07-19T18:41:58-07:00May 3rd, 2011|Categories: Airbag Recall, Auto Recalls, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Class Action, General Motors, NHTSA, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Published May 3, 2011, Los Angeles Daily Journal - On the one year anniversary of the $16 million fine imposed against Toyota – the largest fine ever levied by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) against an automobile manufacturer – little has been done to change the system that allowed the problem to exist in [...]

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