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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$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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A Failed System

By |2018-10-02T16:56:10-07:00November 14th, 2014|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Auto Recalls, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Class Action, Corporate Average Fuel Economy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published November 11, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - The sad truth is that automakers face little deterrent from U.S. authorities to correctly represent their vehicles’ fuel economy standards. The Environmental Protection Agency has long required manufacturers to state a vehicle’s fuel economy on the window sticker (officially called the Monroney sticker), but there is no regulatory [...]

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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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