Electrifying!

By | 2018-01-12T19:11:02+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Autonomous Cars, Electric Cars, Ford, Tesla|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This week, the 51st rendition of the Consumer Electronics Show will rain down on the desert, Las Vegas style. Originated in 1967 as a small offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, CES has blossomed into the largest convention Las Vegas holds, by a long shot. With 2.4 million square feet of convention floor space that will [...]

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Autonomous Fear

By | 2017-09-07T19:18:12+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Automotive Trends, Automotive Weaponry, Electric Cars|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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.   This year, the redesigned Cadillac CT6 [...]

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The Truth About Lithium

By | 2017-09-06T17:20:02+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Electric Cars|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 prove fatal. Originally discovered in 1817 by Swedish [...]

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Selling Cars in Tomorrowland

By | 2017-07-07T16:33:59+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Trends, Uber|Tags: , , , |

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 mono-communication, leaving a generation of citizens impervious to [...]

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Oh, Snap!

By | 2017-06-13T21:01:48+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Texting and Driving|Tags: , , , , , |

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 of a young company that has yet to [...]

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MLG LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE INVESTIGATION OF BMW FIRES

By | 2017-06-02T23:51:08+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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 | 2017-06-03T00:18:09+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: Automotive Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

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 generation to a cornucopia of opportunities, freedom and [...]

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Protecting Dealerships from Export Penalties

By | 2017-05-03T23:41:37+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Categories: Automotive Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

Over the last several years, automobile manufacturers have gone to great lengths to curb consumer exports of their vehicles to foreign countries. Manufacturers face millions of dollars in losses annually on the sale of high-end luxury vehicles to places like China and the Middle East, where the sales of luxury vehicles can fetch two to three [...]

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