Reuters reported that Mitsubishi lied about more vehicles than earlier reported. The company agreed to send about $1,000 to owners of its recent vehicles included in the scandal. Due to this, these makes include the Mirage and Outlander. The Wall Street Journal reported that the company has halted sales of eight models in Japan. U.S. models were also affected by the company’s malfeasance. But does it really matter in this age where the FBI allows Hillary Clinton to lie under oath and violate State Official record keeping laws with no consequences?
Automotive News reported on the company’s headquarters and one factory raided by the Japanese government. The scandal is growing further in Japan and show that the company’s...
Volkswagen is attempting to end their scandal with a settlement with the U.S. government. The federal government is willing to work with the company after years of concealing true emissions of their vehicles. VW admitted to cheating on their tests with the EPA due to fixing their computers.
The controversy extends into other brands owned under the VW umbrella, including Audi and Porsche. The SF Gate reported on the preliminary deal, in which a federal judge accepts Volkwagen’s offer. Almost $5 billion will be given to the federal government and states in fines and penalties. Thus, this includes almost $100 million for the state of California.
Not Ending the Controversy
VW’s troubles are not over yet. Too many customers...
Ami Dodson filed a lawsuit against Sanofi-Aventis the drug maker of Taxotere (docetaxel.) The chemicals make up an attractive breast cancer chemotherapy drug for breast cancer. Dodson, a Californian, brought the lawsuit claiming she suffered permanent hair loss. Losing hair is one of the potential side effects of the drug. Her claim says the drug maker engaged in marketing the drug to drive up sales. She says they hid increased toxicity compared with other chemotherapy drugs.
The lawsuit said the defendant (Sanofi-Aventis) made billions of dollars in revenue. It claims this was at the expense of cancer victims. These people just wanted to survive their cancer diagnosis. Dodson’s claim is she would not have used Taxotere. She says it wasn’t...
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The above auto manufacturer told drivers to stop driving their vehicles immediately. Sunday the Fiat Chrysler Company stated there was an error earlier in the month in the assembly process that may result in a component in the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango to break.
In this event the driver would have reduced braking power or possible and rear-end instability in these two models of SUVs. The company said owners of these vehicles should stop driving them immediately and schedule an on-site inspection.
The vehicles involved in the recall were manufactured in 2015 from June 12 through June 20th models of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs. Fiat Chrysler said there were approximately...