Court rejects privacy suit

9 Sep

A federal appeals court has torpedoed allegations that SiriusXM violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act by using information collected in a dealership management system to solicit subscriptions.

N.Y. group given OK to sue ex-accountants

22 Apr
More than two years after discovering an office manager and other employees allegedly embezzled more than $10 million, a Queens, N.Y., dealership group can now go after its former longtime accounting firm for the money, a federal judge has ruled.

Dealership ordered to defend disability suit

25 Feb

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.

Whistleblower law doesn’t apply to fired GM worker

18 Feb

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.

Md. dealer’s default is $4.5 million, lawsuit says

7 Jan

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.

Court: Notification not needed in store’s move

17 Dec

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.