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Musk-SEC Battle Rages On; Regulator Claims Tesla CEO’s Twitter Account Is Still the Wild West

There’s no shortage of distractions coming out of Tesla to take the focus away from a smoldering legal battle between the automaker and its favorite foe, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC, however, isn’t easily led astray by retail store turmoil and the promise of a crossover with no home. The regulator has […] The post Musk-SEC Battle Rages On; Regulator Claims Tesla CEO’s Twitter Account Is Still the Wild West appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Lawsuit, Social Media, Tesla, Autos, SEC, Law And Order, Musk, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, News Blog


More Legal Trouble for Volkswagen, Former CEO

While three and a half years have passed since the Volkswagen diesel scandal broke, its reverberations are still being felt. For the automaker turned green soothsayer, this usually comes with financial hardship attached, plus the requisite regurgitation of a past VW would like to see forgotten. The latest salvo launched at VW over its emissions-rigged […] The post More Legal Trouble for Volkswagen, Former CEO appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Lawsuits, Autos, SEC, Volkswagen, Law And Order, News Blog, Diesel Emissions Scandal


Ghosn Leaves Japanese Jail in Disguise, Out on $8.9 Million Bail

Former Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn has left a Tokyo prison after posting bail to the tune of $8.9 million. His 108-day detention ended with the industry titan being escorted out out the building while wearing a disguise that entailed a cap, surgical mask, glasses, and workman’s clothes. Ghosn left the Tokyo Detention House around 4:30 […] The post Ghosn Leaves Japanese Jail in Disguise, Out on $8.9 Million Bail appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Autos, Tokyo, Jail, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Industry News, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan, Hot Legal Action, Tokyo Detention House


Carlos Ghosn Gets His Wish, Could Be Sprung From Jail This Week

In the auto realm, the term “bailout” doesn’t normally refer to the actual granting of bail, but Renault and alliance partner Nissan wasn’t in need of outside assistance — their former boss was. After multiple attempts to secure release from a Tokyo detention center met with failure, Carlos Ghosn, arrested on suspicion of financial misconduct on […] The post Carlos Ghosn Gets His Wish, Could Be Sprung From Jail This Week appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan


Ford’s Fusion, a Popular Drug Mule, Is Still At It

Ford’s Fusion sedan has found itself in the headlines for illicit cross-border shipments before, and you know what they say about history repeating. Regarded as the delivery vehicle of choice after caches of Mexican marijuana were found in U.S.-market models built at Ford’s Hermosillo plant, the sedan’s unlikely double life continues apace. Cartel operatives continue using the […] The post Ford’s Fusion, a Popular Drug Mule, Is Still At It appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Drugs, Mexico, Ford, Autos, Smuggling, Law And Order, Cartel, Hermosillo, News Blog


Connecticut Driver Contends Alleged Cellphone Was McDonalds Hash Brown

(One of the above items is not like the other…) Sometimes the most innocent actions can get you in trouble with the law, like the Maryland mother accused of using opiates because she ate a poppy seed bagel the morning she gave birth. A Connecticut man is challenging his conviction on a charge of distracted driving, […] The post Connecticut Driver Contends Alleged Cellphone Was McDonalds Hash Brown appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Bluetooth, Maryland, Cellphones, Connecticut, Distracted Driving, Autos, Mcdonalds, Law And Order, Traffic Court, Crime And Punishment, News Blog, Eating Behind The Wheel, Mcdonald's Hash Browns, McDonalds Hash Brown


Ghosn to Pay Back Costs From Ritzy Versailles Wedding

While former Renault CEO (and ex-Nissan chairman) Carlos Ghosn is no longer living the high life, this wasn’t always the case. After performing an audit in the wake of Ghosn’s Nov. 19 arrest, Renault stumbled upon an improper use of a very exclusive venue, paid for with company sponsorship funds. The event was Ghosn’s 2016 […] The post Ghosn to Pay Back Costs From Ritzy Versailles Wedding appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance


Mitsubishi Sides With Nissan in Merger Backlash, Ghosn Claims He Was Set Up

Depending who you ask, the November arrest of disgraced auto executive Carlos Ghosn was either swift justice or a coup d’etat — with some help from the Japanese government. Re-arrested in December and held ever since without bail, Ghosn faces breach of trust charges alleging the exec covered losses incurred through foreign exchanges with Nissan’s funds […] The post Mitsubishi Sides With Nissan in Merger Backlash, Ghosn Claims He Was Set Up appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Autos, Law And Order, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault, Crime And Punishment, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Osamu Masuko, Hiroto Saikawa, Renault-Nissan Alliance


Ghosn’s Days As an Auto Executive Could End Tomorrow

As the Carlos Ghosn saga slowly crawls its way towards a trial, the former Nissan and Mitsubishi chairman might soon add another “former” to his list of descriptors. In an effort to mend a rift in the automotive alliance, Renault’s board has scheduled an emergency meeting for Thursday, during which the pressure will be on […] The post Ghosn’s Days As an Auto Executive Could End Tomorrow appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Law And Order, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance


Ghosn’s Bail Petition Rejected, Wife Slams Treatment

For detained industry titan Carlos Ghosn, getting out of the slammer has thus far proven an insurmountable challenge. Interned in a Tokyo jail since his Nov. 19 arrest, the Renault CEO and former Nissan chairman has repeatedly seen his bail appeals fall on deaf ears, with past indictments squashing previous hopes for release. On Tuesday, […] The post Ghosn’s Bail Petition Rejected, Wife Slams Treatment appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance


U.S. Indicts Four Audi Managers for Diesel Deception

Four men tasked with developing a very dirty diesel engine for use in Audi vehicles have been indicted by a U.S. grand jury. The four, including the head of Audi’s Diesel Engine Development department, face charges of wire fraud, violation of the Clean Air Act, and conspiracy, all stemming from the development of an engine that […] The post U.S. Indicts Four Audi Managers for Diesel Deception appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Law And Order, Audi, Diesel, Crime And Punishment, News Blog, Diesel Emissions Scandal, Audi Managers for Diesel Deception, Audi s Diesel Engine Development


Ghosn Investigation Leads Top Nissan Exec to Bolt

Nissan’s chief performance officer, José Muñoz, has resigned from the company amid an broadened investigation into former chairman Carlos Ghosn’s alleged financial misconduct. Muñoz, 54, who also headed up Nissan’s Chinese business, previous had his hand on the tiller of the company’s North American operations. Muñoz’s sudden departure, which comes just days after the exec […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: People, Investigations, Autos, Law And Order, Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, Munoz, Jose Munoz, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance, Ghosn Investigation Leads Top Nissan


‘A Serious Erosion of Civil Liberties’: Backlash Grows Over Canada’s New Impaired Driving Laws

Can you be pulled over and ordered to blow into a breathalyzer, under threat of arrest, for the simple act of returning empty liquor bottles in the middle of the day? Sure can, at least if you’re living north of the border. It happened to a 70-year-old man in Mississauga, Ontario last weekend. As part […] The post ‘A Serious Erosion of Civil Liberties’: Backlash Grows Over Canada’s New Impaired Driving Laws appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Laws, Government, Canada, Civil Rights, Autos, Drunk Driving, Law And Order, News Blog, Impaired Driving, Mississauga Ontario


Ram and Jeep EcoDiesel Owners Stand to Earn a Nice Little Bonus in Fiat Chrysler Settlement: Report

As we told you yesterday, a settlement in Fiat Chrysler’s diesel quandary could come any day. Today, we’re telling you it could come, well, today. According to sources who spoke to the New York Times, FCA plans to settle a 2017 Justice Department lawsuit by making a collection of 104,000 trucks and SUVs greener, while […] The post Ram and Jeep EcoDiesel Owners Stand to Earn a Nice Little Bonus in Fiat Chrysler Settlement: Report appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lawsuit, Government, Green, Ram, Fca, Autos, Trucks, Law And Order, Diesel, Justice Department, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, EcoDiesel, New York Times FCA


Ghosn Professes Innocence in Court Hearing

Ghosn, with the help of his team of lawyers, earned the right to speak in a packed Tokyo courtroom on Tuesday, and he used his time efficiently. Described as looking gaunt, the jailed Renault CEO and ex-Nissan chairman claimed he was “wrongly accused” at the Tokyo district court hearing, adding that there’s nothing improper about […] The post Ghosn Professes Innocence in Court Hearing appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: People, Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Court Hearing, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance


Class-action Lug Nut Lawsuit Falls Apart, Gets Tossed

A group of Ford owners hoping to cash in on bad nuts did not get their day in court. Instead, their proposed class-action lawsuit was tossed out. We told you about the 120-count complaint against Ford back in 2017, when the well-known firm Hagens Berman — a veteran of auto litigation — announced the lawsuit. […] The post Class-action Lug Nut Lawsuit Falls Apart, Gets Tossed appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lawsuit, Quality, Ford, Autos, Law And Order, Hagens Berman, News Blog, Lug Nuts


Ghosn’s Lawyers Have a Big Day Planned Tomorrow

Renault CEO and ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is apparently very eager to tell his story, and tomorrow he’ll get his chance. The industry titan, who has resided in a Tokyo jail since his Nov. 19 arrest, is scheduled to appear at a Tokyo court hearing Tuesday — a hearing his team of lawyers fought hard to […] The post Ghosn’s Lawyers Have a Big Day Planned Tomorrow appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, People, Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance


You Can Fight Oregon and Win: Five-year Battle Sparked by Red Light Ticket Ends

We’ve told you before about the legal saga of Mats Järlström, a Swedish-born man living in the green and uber progressive state of Oregon. A few years ago, Järlström found himself in the crosshairs of the Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying after performing and submitting an analysis of his town’s traffic light timing — […] The post You Can Fight Oregon and Win: Five-year Battle Sparked by Red Light Ticket Ends appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Oregon, Government, Autos, Law And Order, Free Speech, First Amendment, Red Light Cameras, News Blog, Traffic Lights, Jarlstrom, Mats Jarlstrom, Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering


Tesla Board Gains Two Watchdogs As Musk Seeks a Way Out of His Cave Mess

Tesla’s nine-member board now numbers eleven, with many shareholders hoping that the addition of two independent directors — a key directive of Tesla’s SEC settlement — helps keep a lid on CEO Elon Musk’s stock-rocking shenanigans. Whether or not the two new members can actually do this remains to be seen. Musk continued antagonizing the […] The post Tesla Board Gains Two Watchdogs As Musk Seeks a Way Out of His Cave Mess appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Corporate Governance, Lawsuits, Autos, SEC, Law And Order, Musk, News Blog, Tesla Board Gains Two Watchdogs As Musk


Details Emerge of Latest Ghosn Allegation

Ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn didn’t have the kind of Christmas he’d have liked, cooling his heels in a Tokyo jail after new allegations led to his third arrest on Friday. This served to lengthen the already six-week-long internment of the industry titan. Now, details have emerged of the alleged crime that’s keeping Ghosn behind […] The post Details Emerge of Latest Ghosn Allegation appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog


Carlos Ghosn Re-arrested Following New Allegation

Just yesterday, it looked as if Renault CEO and former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn might make it out of jail by the weekend. Japanese prosecutors had another idea, however. The industry titan was re-arrested Friday morning on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust, pushing the possibility of bail and a hotel Christmas further from the […] The post Carlos Ghosn Re-arrested Following New Allegation appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: People, Autos, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance


Trump Administration, Congress, on the Brink of a Major Accomplishment

Opinion Trump Administration, Congress, on the Brink of a Major Accomplishment USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Senate passage of the FIRST STEP Act on Tuesday was an important milestone to show the country that the Trump White House, Republicans, and Democrats can work together for the good of the country.The bill sailed to passage with an overwhelmingly bipartisan 87-12 vote in the Senate. This could never have happened without the constant, steady leadership of Jared Kushner and his team in the Whit...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, White House, America, House, Republican Party, Law And Order, Newt Gingrich, Trump, Government Accountability Office, U S House of Representatives, Trump White House, Gun Rights News, Bureau of Prisons BOP, Gingrich Productions


With Ghosn’s Release Seemingly Imminent, Nissan Tries to Keep Him From Going Home

Detained in a Tokyo jail since his Nov. 19 arrest, Renault CEO and former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn could soon find himself out on bail. A Tokyo district court has rejected an appeal aimed at keeping Ghosn in detention, meaning Christmas might be brighter for the auto industry titan than previously thought. Meanwhile, Nissan’s scrambling […] The post With Ghosn’s Release Seemingly Imminent, Nissan Tries to Keep Him From Going Home appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: People, Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog


Guns, Drunks, and Rage: Waymo Self-driving Vans Targeted by Angry Arizonians

Waymo began testing its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans in the Phoenix-area city of Chandler, Arizona two years ago, and the local populace hasn’t left them alone since. A report in the Arizona Republic describes a multitude of incidents where citizens, apparently enraged by the sight of the Waymo vans, decided to threaten and attack their […] The post Guns, Drunks, and Rage: Waymo Self-driving Vans Targeted by Angry Arizonians appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Autos, Chrysler, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Law And Order, Pacifica, Phoenix, Arizona Republic, Chandler Arizona, News Blog, Waymo


Renault Keeps Ghosn as Chairman and CEO As Probe Reveals No Wrongdoing

Two automakers, two investigations, and two very different outcomes for one man. Renault’s board of directors met in France today, deciding that CEO and chairman Carlos Ghosn should stay on in his current role in the wake of an internal investigation that members say showed no signs of criminality. Meanwhile, Ghosn sits in a Tokyo […] The post Renault Keeps Ghosn as Chairman and CEO As Probe Reveals No Wrongdoing appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: France, Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Rebnault-Nissan Alliance


Amid Strained Relationship, Nissan Hands Renault the Straight Dope on Ghosn

Nissan’s board didn’t wait long to oust Carlos Ghosn as chairman following his Nov. 19 arrest, but alliance partner Renault’s board stood firm, awaiting more information. The waiting continued as Mitsubishi voted to drop Ghosn as chairman. The disgraced executive, indicted this week by Japanese authorities on charges of underreporting his income by tens of […] The post Amid Strained Relationship, Nissan Hands Renault the Straight Dope on Ghosn appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Law And Order, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance


Ghosn, Nissan Indicted by Japanese Authorities

Carlos Ghosn, his right-hand man, Greg Kelly, and the automaker Ghosn headed for years have been indicted by Japanese authorities following the pair’s re-arrest. The new raft of financial allegations raised last week gave the authorities the ability to keep Gosn and Kelly locked up until official charges could be laid. Nissan, whose board ousted […] The post Ghosn, Nissan Indicted by Japanese Authorities appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Kelly, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Greg Kelly, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance, Gosn


Ghosn Planned to Oust Nissan CEO Prior to Arrest in Japan, Sources Claim

Prior to his arrest in Japan last month over presumed financial misconduct, Carlos Ghosn was allegedly planning to remove Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa. The plot has certainly thickened. Ghosn, who was serving as Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman before being taken into custody, was believed to be on the cusp of an upper-level management shakeup within […] The post Ghosn Planned to Oust Nissan CEO Prior to Arrest in Japan, Sources Claim appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Autos, Law And Order, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault, Industry News, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co, News Blog, Hiroto Saikawa, Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi Alliance


Renault’s Ghosn, Arrested Two Weeks Ago, Faces Re-arrest

He won’t have to travel far. Carlos Ghosn, who was booted as Nissan chairman following his November 19th arrest in Tokyo, will reportedly be re-arrested on a new claim of financial misdealings. The new allegations, which also involve underreported income, give Japanese authorities what they’ve been looking for — more time with which to lay formal […] The post Renault’s Ghosn, Arrested Two Weeks Ago, Faces Re-arrest appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, Ghosn Arrested Two Weeks Ago Faces Re


Another Tesla Driver Arrested for DUI While Using Autopilot

California Highway Patrol arrested a 45-year-old man early Friday morning under the suspicion of driving under the influence while his 2017 Tesla Model S was operating in Autopilot on Highway 101. While condemned previously for its misleading marketing, Tesla has been clearer of late that Autopilot is not self-driving. Likewise, anyone who owns one of […] The post Another Tesla Driver Arrested for DUI While Using Autopilot appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Tesla, Autos, Drunk Driving, Dui, California Highway Patrol, Law And Order, Tesla Model S, Autopilot, Highway 101, News Blog, Safe Driving, Automotive Safety, Driving Under The Influence, Driving Aids