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Automotive

Automotive Law360 provides breaking legal news and analysis on the automotive industry. Coverage includes litigation, policy developments, and deals involving auto manufacturers, auto dealers, auto parts sellers, car rental services, auto finance lending companies, and trucking and delivery companies.



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Latest News in Automotive

  • August 17, 2018

    Toyota At Fault In $242M Verdict Over Kids' Crash Injuries

    A Dallas jury on Friday found that defective front seats in a Lexus caused two children’s severe injuries during a rear-end collision and awarded the youngsters and their parents roughly $242 million in damages, holding Toyota bore the vast majority of the blame for their injuries.

  • August 17, 2018

    Nissan '0% Financing' Suit Tossed for Lack of State Claim

    A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday dismissed a putative class action alleging that a Nissan services contractor and a car dealership used a service agreement with higher interest rates than stated to rip off a car buyer, finding the warranty statute governing the suit mandates plaintiffs plead an underlying state-law claim.

  • August 17, 2018

    Ford Accused Of Hiding Focus, Fiesta Transmission Defect

    A putative class action accusing Ford Motor Corp. of hiding an alleged transmission defect in its Focus and Fiesta vehicles was removed to California federal court Thursday, while Ford urged the judge to send the case to multidistrict litigation pending in Los Angeles.

  • August 17, 2018

    NY, Others 'Stand Ready' To Fight Over Scientific Study Rule

    A coalition of 15 states, the District of Columbia and others threatened to sue the Environmental Protection Agency over a proposed rule requiring disclosure of the scientific study data behind regulations, saying Friday the coalition will go to court if the agency proceeds with “this misguided effort.”

  • August 17, 2018

    Turkey Tariff Hike Adds Fuel To Battle Over Cold War-Era Law

    President Donald Trump’s decision to double his tariff on Turkish steel underscores the need to strike down the Cold War-era national security law that gave rise to the duties in the first place, importers challenging the statute told the U.S. Court of International Trade Thursday.

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