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Uber’s Suit To Block California’s Independent Contractor Law Is A Story Of American Misery

Back in September, California passed AB5, a law that, depending on who you talk to, either clarifies existing labor law to make the definition of an independent contractor clearer or perverts the entire concept of labor law in a gross constitutional violation. The one thing everyone can agree on is AB5, which went…Read more… Continue […]

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Just Like The Recalls, Takata Airbag Lawsuits Are Still Coming

After many years, lawsuits, recalls, injuries, deaths, and reports of malpractice by both manufacturers and automakers, the Takata airbag saga has become a massive, sprawling thing that’s almost too terrifying to try to keep up with. If you stopped paying attention, don’t, because it’s far from over.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Judge Rules Mahindra Roxor Infringes On Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Will Seek Stop-Sale

The Detriot-built not for street use side-by-side called the Mahindra Roxor is a favorite around here because it delivers on the promise of an old-school back to basics off-road experience. It does that by cribbing most of itself from a Willys Civilian Jeep, though none of the Roxor’s dimensions are exactly Willys,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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GM Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Alleged Union Bargaining Corruption, Bribery

The United Auto Workers union is embroiled in a corruption scandal that has seen 13 people criminally charged. Today, things got even worse for the UAW, as GM filed a federal racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler alleging bribery and corruption in union bargaining.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk Is Beefing With Top Gear Over Drag Race Between Tesla Model S And Porsche Taycan

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who once failed to sue the Top Gear television program for libel over the show’s review of a Tesla Roadster, is once again beefing with Top Gear over the drag race results between the Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan published to its YouTube channel.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Judge Rules That Twitch’s Contract With Banned Streamer Includes ‘Unconscionable’ Language

The legal saga between Twitch and the banned Counter-Strike: Global Offensive streamer James “PhantomL0rd” Varga continues. The judge’s latest ruling is a potential mark in the “win” column for Varga, as well as other Twitch streamers who might have grievances with Twitch in the future.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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GM Is Facing A Class Action Lawsuit Over Defective CUE Screens

There is generally nothing very good about Cadillac’s CUE system. Its touch screen infotainment system is riddled with haptic feedback, clunky design, and respectively outdated tech. And now it appears to be the cause of a class-action lawsuit that one 2014 Cadillac ATS owner is pressing against GM.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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California And 23 Other States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates

For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going down without a fight, and nearly two dozen other states are getting…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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California And 23 Other States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates

For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going down without a fight, and nearly two dozen other states are getting…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Ford Writes Off Entire $181 Million Investment in Software Company Following Class Action Lawsuits

Back in 2016, Ford made two big splashes in its attempt to be more of a technology and mobility company. The automaker acquired a commuter shuttle service startup called Chariot for $65 million and took a major stake in an enterprise software company called Pivotal Software for $181 million. The two moves were…Read more… Continue […]

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Ford Writes Off Entire $181 Million Investment in Software Company Following Class Action Lawsuits

Back in 2016, Ford made two big splashes in its attempt to be more of a technology and mobility company. The automaker acquired a commuter shuttle service startup called Chariot for $65 million and took a major stake in an enterprise software company called Pivotal Software for $181 million. The two moves were…Read more… Continue […]

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