Autonomous Fear

By |2018-07-16T21:42:35-07:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Automotive Trends, Automotive Weaponry, Electric Cars|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Published September 6, 2017, Los Angeles Daily Journal - The future is already here in many respects, at least as it relates to autonomous vehicles. While fully autonomous “level 5” vehicles are still some time out, scores of automakers are already introducing level 2 (partial driving automation) and level 3 (conditional driving automations) vehicles to the consuming public. [...]

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The Truth About Lithium

By |2018-07-16T21:57:59-07:00August 7th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Electric Cars|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Published August 1, 2017, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Lithium – the natural resource mined from the Earth’s crust – is perhaps the best-known commodity that people know the least about. Yet with multiple sovereign states betting their future on an industry bustling with electric vehicles, failure to understand the world’s order on the non-renewable element could [...]

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Selling Cars in Tomorrowland

By |2018-07-16T22:34:17-07:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Department of Transportation, DOT, Uber|Tags: , , , , |

Published July 7, 2017, Los Angeles Daily Journal - There are certain things that come around every once-in-a-while that change life as we know it. Businesses were never the same after having been introduced to the fax machine, unlocking a world of reviewing and signing documents in an instant. Apple’s iPhone engulfed us in a creed of [...]

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MLG Creates New “Dealer Law” in California

By |2019-06-21T17:02:56-07:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends|Tags: , , , , |

July 6, 2017 - MLG Automotive Law's team of lawyers have successfully expanded the protections afforded to all California dealerships by creating a new, expansive law that holds manufacturers liable for their violations of the California Vehicle Code. On May 2, 2017, the California Court of Appeal, decided the matter of Guarantee Forklift, Inc., dba GFL, [...]

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Oh, Snap!

By |2018-07-16T22:44:52-07:00June 6th, 2017|Categories: Automotive Trends, Texting and Driving|Tags: , , , , , |

Published June 6, 2017, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Snapchat, America’s latest internet darling, recently raised $3.4 billion in its public offering, catapulting the company past the high-watermarks previously set by tech giants Google ($1.6 billion) and Twitter ($1.8 billion). The March IPO, with its opening share price of $17, is just the latest billion-dollar stock spin-up [...]

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MLG LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE INVESTIGATION OF BMW FIRES

By |2019-06-27T12:36:33-07:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: Auto Recalls, Automotive Trends, Class Action|Tags: , , , , , |

Newport Beach, California (May 17, 2017) – MLG Automotive Law has launched an intense investigation into a rash of BMW fires that is sweeping the nation. On March 6, 2017, the boutique automotive law firm filed a civil lawsuit on behalf of 36-year-old Southern California resident Mona Shaikh, (Mona Shaikh v. North America, LLC; Case No. [...]

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MLG Files Historic “Takings” Case Against the U.S.

By |2017-06-02T23:58:29-07:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Chrysler Bankruptcy|Tags: , , , , , , |

September 2008 marked a chilling moment in our nation’s history. That month Wall Street goliath Lehman Brothers filed bankruptcy, ending its 158-year history in the financial industry. That same month Merrill Lynch was sold over a weekend, sending shockwaves throughout the nation that our financial market was collapsing around us. As the Great Recession began to [...]

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The California New Motor Vehicle Board At a Glance

By |2017-06-03T00:03:34-07:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Automotive Trends, New Motor Vehicle Board|Tags: , , , , , |

The California New Motor Vehicle Board was created in 1967 to help resolve disputes between franchised dealers and manufacturers of new motor vehicles. The primary purpose of the Board is to offer California new car dealers a fair, fast and efficient means of resolving disputes with their respective manufacturers. The disputes usually center on franchise terminations, [...]

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Generation Next

By |2018-08-28T16:31:49-07:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

Published April 4, 2017, Los Angeles Daily Journal - There once existed a time when our teenage youth dreamt wildly of the car they someday hoped to own, adorning their bedroom walls with posters of European exotics and American muscle. Getting your driver’s license was as much of a rite of passage as any, exposing our budding [...]

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Drive It Like You Stole It

By |2018-08-29T17:00:57-07:00March 14th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Classic Cars, Collector Cars, Ford|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published March 17, 2017, Los Angeles Daily Journal - For some, ownership of a rare automobile is as enjoyable and relevant as possession of historically significant fine art. Though automobiles were conceived as a means of convenient transportation, the last century has laid witness to their migration into vessels of luxury, sport and collection. Markets have responded [...]

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