Audi, Porsche, VW ordered by CARB to recall, repair emissions software
The California Air Resources Board today ordered Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen to recall and repair 'illegal' emissions software in more than 15,000 vehicles with 3.

Takata ignored employees' inflator concerns, report says
Embattled automotive safety products supplier Takata ignored concerns from employees about misleading and manipulated data provided to Honda about its airbag inflators from as early as 2000, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

GM, law firm can keep ignition-switch documents secret, U.S. judge rules
General Motors and its law firm need not turn over privileged documents to drivers hoping to show that the automaker intended to commit a crime or fraud by concealing defective ignition switches in their vehicles, a federal judge ruled today.

How Toyota used Nascar to sway loyal American car buyers
For years Toyota has been marketing itself to the Nascar audience as an increasingly American company -- and Nascar fans are growing more receptive.

Ford touts 'backup trailer assist' function in new F-150 ads
Comedian Denis Leary is crowing about something new in Ford F-150 ads: technology that is meant to make backing up a trailer easier.

Chinese automaker Dongfeng removes president under graft suspicion
Dongfeng Motor Group said it removed President Zhu Fushou from his position, after the government launched an investigation on him for suspected graft earlier this month.

Smartphones may have role in 8.1% rise of U.S. traffic deaths
The number of deaths from traffic accidents in the U.S. jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.

GM may contract out van production to boost capacity for pickups
GM is in talks to offload some of its commercial van production to contract manufacturer AM General, a move that would free up capacity at GM's plant near St. Louis to make more of its hot-selling midsize pickups.


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Dealer Gets Court Order Preventing Bank From Terminating Floor Plan
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Bellavia Blatt Announces The Distribution of Funds Representing 72% Of The Claims Filed On Behalf Of Over 160 Former Saab Dealers In The Saab Cars North America, Inc. Bankruptcy Proceeding
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Truecar Lawsuits Draw Truth in Advertising Legal Authority Thomas Williams, Esq. - Joins Litigation Team
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