When Will They Stop?

By |2019-06-21T16:50:38-07:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Airbag Recall, Auto Industry Attorney, Auto Recalls, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, General Motors, NHTSA|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published October 10, 2017, Los Angeles Daily Journal- Last week, Nissan added its name to a long list of automotive manufacturers who have been ensnared in public controversy over corporate malfeasance and the cars it sells to the consuming public. In an unprecedented move, Nissan announced that it was recalling every car it sold in Japan [...]

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The Evil That Men Do

By |2018-07-18T17:26:59-07:00March 4th, 2014|Categories: Auto Recalls, General Motors, NHTSA|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Published March 4, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Sometimes people engage in acts so vile, they begin to erode our belief in all that is right and just. Acts of corporate irresponsibility are nothing new; wayward executives have long put profitability and success ahead of moral correctness. But some decisions are just so reckless, it is [...]

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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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How Many More Have to Die?

By |2018-07-19T18:48:03-07:00March 7th, 2011|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Trends, Department of Transportation, DOT, NHTSA, Texting and Driving|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published March 7, 2011, Los Angeles Daily Journal - It’s interesting how our mindset on vehicle safety has shifted so dramatically over the last several decades.  Many of us grew up in an era where seatbelts were seldom thought of, and even more rarely used; and other safety measures, such as mandatory child-seats, were not even a [...]

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The Appropriateness of Toyota’s Gas Pedal Recall

By |2018-07-23T18:28:22-07:00February 9th, 2009|Categories: Auto Recalls, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, NHTSA|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published February 10, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Is Toyota’s widely-publicized gas pedal recall the appropriate remedy that everyone has been waiting for, or is this merely a quick-fix approach to cover up a deeper rooted problem with its runaway cars?  One thing is sure: With sales of eight models halted, and its pristine image for [...]

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