A California Toyota dealership must defend a lawsuit accusing it of wrongfully refusing to install portable hand controls on vehicles that a customer paralyzed from the waist down wanted to test-drive.
A fired GM assembly plant repairman who told management about concerns with the facility's inspection process isn't protected by a federal whistleblower law because his report didn't relate to defects in the vehicles, a judge in Missouri has ruled.
As dealer Danny Sauro and his two Maryland stores fell further out of trust, Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. relayed a persistent message: Pay up. When it didn't, Nissan's captive sued the company for $4.5 million in floorplan default.
The controller of a Connecticut BMW store will spend 2.5 years in prison for embezzling more than $1.1 million from the dealership.
A three-mile relocation of one Mississippi Chevrolet store pushed another to sue General Motors when it realized the competing store bordered its market area. But the state's court of appeals has ruled that General Motors isn't to blame.