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Glastonbury festival fined $45,000 after sewage leak

United Kingdom’s iconic Glastonbury festival has been fined £31,000–just upwards of $45,000 USD–after thousands of gallons of human sewage seeped into a nearby stream. The fiasco was responsible for harming the Whitelake river’s water quality and ultimately lead to the death of 42 fish in 2014. The district judge Simon Cooper was largely impressed with the […]

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VW investors want independent probe of diesel scandal

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Volkswagen,Diesel Three European investor groups call for Volkswagen to launch an independent probe into VW’s diesel-emissions scandal. Continue reading VW investors want independent probe of diesel scandal VW investors want independent probe of diesel scandal originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 24 May 2016 09:14:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of […]

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BMW i3 range-extender lawsuit supports Tesla’s store argument

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,BMW,Electric,Hybrid BMW’s lawsuit stems from range-extended i3’s highway performance at low battery levels. Continue reading BMW i3 range-extender lawsuit supports Tesla’s store argument BMW i3 range-extender lawsuit supports Tesla’s store argument originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 23 May 2016 10:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  […]

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US will investigate Paice’s lawsuit against VW’s hybrids

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Volkswagen,Hybrid The US International Trade Commission will investigate Paice’s claims that VW is using its patented hybrid technology without permission. Continue reading US will investigate Paice’s lawsuit against VW’s hybrids US will investigate Paice’s lawsuit against VW’s hybrids originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 May 2016 17:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]

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Hawaii is first state to sue Takata

Filed under: Government/Legal,Honda,Safety Hawaii became the first state to sue Takata, claiming “unfair and deceptive conduct.” Continue reading Hawaii is first state to sue Takata Hawaii is first state to sue Takata originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 17 May 2016 14:26:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments […]

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Paul Walker’s daughter settles for $10m in crash lawsuit

Filed under: Celebrities, Government/Legal, Porsche Meadow Walker, daughter of the late Paul Walker, has agreed to a settlement with the estate of Roger Rodas worth $10.1 million. Continue reading Paul Walker’s daughter settles for $10m in crash lawsuit Paul Walker’s daughter settles for $10m in crash lawsuit originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 10 Apr […]

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Mercedes-Benz diesels use cheat device, claims lawsuit

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Mercedes-Benz, Diesel Hagens Berman has filed a class-action suit that claims Mercedes vehicles ‘do not meet emission standards in virtually all real world driving conditions.’ Continue reading Mercedes-Benz diesels use cheat device, claims lawsuit Mercedes-Benz diesels use cheat device, claims lawsuit originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:30:00 […]

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Uber CEO faces class-action lawsuit over price fixing

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation Alternatives, Technology After failing to get a class-action lawsuit dismissed, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will go to court over price fixing claims. Continue reading Uber CEO faces class-action lawsuit over price fixing Uber CEO faces class-action lawsuit over price fixing originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 02 Apr 2016 15:05:00 […]

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FTC sues VW over ‘clean diesel’ advertising campaign

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Volkswagen, Emissions, United States, Diesel The FTC has announced a lawsuit against VW over its ‘deceptive and unfair practices’ as it advertised its ‘clean diesel’ vehicles. Continue reading FTC sues VW over ‘clean diesel’ advertising campaign FTC sues VW over ‘clean diesel’ advertising campaign originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 29 […]

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Spotify to pay $30 million settlement in publishing lawsuit

Spotify has reached a settlement with the National Music Publishing Association for unpaid royalties resulting in the platform’s hosting of unmatched songs. The payout is estimated to be between $20-$30 million with an independent accounting firm holding the embattled streaming giant accountable for accurately determining and disbursing backpay to publishing companies. Publishers who opt into the settlement […]

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Ultra wins lawsuit against late Alex Omes’ estate

Just before his sudden and mysterious death early last year, Miami nightlife legend Alex Omes had initiated an uphill legal battle against Ultra Music Festival. Omes sought to regain control of the festival he’d cofounded before being ousted as its president. Yesterday, March 2, Circuit Court Judge Jennifer D. Bailey ruled in favor of Ultra, citing a lack […]

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EPA wants more information on Mercedes’ diesel emissions

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Mercedes-Benz, Emissions, Diesel The EPA has asked Daimler AG for more information on the emissions of some diesel vehicles in the US. There’s no probe or claim of wrongdoing, yet. Continue reading EPA wants more information on Mercedes’ diesel emissions EPA wants more information on Mercedes’ diesel emissions originally appeared on […]

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Former SFX CEO seeks lawsuit protection during bankruptcy restructuring

Former CEO of SFX Robert Sillerman is seeking protection against an ongoing lawsuit against him. In the throes of his company’s restructuring, Sillerman has asked the judge presiding in the lawsuit to pause the process while the floundering promoter concludes its chapter 11 process. In a statement from early February, Sillerman optimistically framed the bankruptcy restructuring as an “opportunity […]

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