October 25, 2020

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    U.S. judge rejects General Motors bid to reopen racketeering case

    A federal judge in Detroit on Friday turned down a bid by General Motors to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against its Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). GM had claimed that it had new details on foreign accounts used in an alleged bribery scheme involving FCA and leaders of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union. But U.S. […]

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    Fiat asks judge to reject General Motors request over racketeering case

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) on Monday asked a U.S. federal judge to reject a request lodged by General Motors to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against FCA, comparing a recent filing of GM to a “third-rate spy movie, full of preposterous allegations”. Last week, GM asked U.S. District Judge Paul Borman to restart the case, claiming […]

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    General Motors asks judge to reinstate racketeering case against Fiat

    General Motors on Monday asked a U.S. federal judge to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), saying it has new details on foreign accounts used in an alleged bribery scheme involving its smaller competitor and union leaders. In its filing to U.S. District Judge Paul Borman, GM says the scheme, which it […]

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    Federal judge dismisses General Motors’ lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

    A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a racketeering lawsuit General Motors (GM) had filed against rival Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA), saying the biggest U.S. automaker’s alleged injuries were not caused by FCA’s alleged breaches. GM officials said that they “strongly disagree” with the order by U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman, whom the automaker […]

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    U.S. court rejects General Motors’ call to remove judge from FCA lawsuit

    A U.S. appeals court on Monday rejected General Motors’ call to remove a lower court judge from its racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), but said the automakers’ CEOs need not meet to settle the issue. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals stated U.S. District Judge Paul Borman abused his discretion by requiring […]

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    General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

    U.S. appeals court stays order requiring GM, FCA meet to resolve lawsuit

    A U.S. appeals court on Monday put a stay on a lower court’s order requiring CEOs from General Motors (GM) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to resolve GM’s racketeering lawsuit. “In order to provide enough time to consider the matters raised in GM’s petition, and having considered the relevant factors, we conclude that a temporary […]

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    General Motors agrees to $120 million settlement over ignition suits

    General Motors has accepted to a $120 million settlement over defective ignition switches that allegedly caused cars to stall and air bags to deploy, and in some cases triggering deadly accidents. The deal, which must be authorized by a judge, would resolve hundreds of lawsuits filed before the American automaker sought bankruptcy protection in 2009. Under the settlement, […]

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    Fiat Chrysler rejects union bribery allegations in GM lawsuit

    Fiat Chrysler is moving to reject a racketeering lawsuit filed by competing automaker General Motors, rejecting allegations that it bribed union officials to impose higher labor costs on GM. In papers submitted Friday with the federal court in Detroit, FCA argued that GM’s lawsuit is far from facts. It also said that even if the […]

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    Fiat Chrysler turns down General Motors lawsuit, sees Peugeot deal by year-end

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Thursday turned down a lawsuit from General Motors and stated it was sure about reaching a binding merger deal with Peugeot owner PSA Group by the end of 2019 to create the world’s fourth-largest automaker. General Motors submitted the lawsuit in the United States on Wednesday, accusing FCA of having […]

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    GM not liable for punitive damages in ignition switch cases says U.S. appeals court

    A federal appeals court stated General Motors is not liable for punitive damages concerning accidents that took place after its 2009 bankruptcy and involved vehicles it produced previously, including vehicles with defective ignition switches. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan stated on Tuesday that GM did not accept to contractually assume liability […]

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    General Motors urges judge to throw out disputed ignition switch settlement

    Lawyers for General Motors have urged a federal bankruptcy judge in Manhattan to throw away a settlement that would need the company to pay $1 billion to vehicle owners suing over malfunctioning ignition switches. The automaker made its argument on the first day of an arranged three-day bench trial before Judge Martin Glenn of the […]

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    Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Owners Files Lawsuit Against General Motors

    A group of Chevrolet Corvette Z06 purchasers have filed a lawsuit against General Motors because of a problem that lawsuit says causes the vehicles to go into a reduced-power mode while on track after a spell of difficult driving. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, […]

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    General Motors cleared in second US verdict regarding crash blamed on ignition switch

    A Texas jury stated on Thursday a General Motors ignition switch, connected to nearly 400 injuries and deaths, was not to blame for a deadly 2011 crash, according to a company declaration. The verdict in Harris County, Texas, was the 2nd in favor of General Motors this year in lawsuits regarding the now recalled ignition […]

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