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Fisker Layoffs Followed By Federal Lawsuit Over Lack Of Notification

Fisker Layoffs Followed By Federal Lawsuit Over Lack Of Notification

The last few weeks have made painful reading for fans of electric car startup Fisker Automotive. It seems fate has a few more nails to bang in to Fisker's coffin. Automotive News reports the company is now facing a federal lawsuit from 160 employees laid off on Friday, for breaking laws requiring... read more

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2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2013 Ford Hybrids' Gas Mileage Generates First Lawsuit

It isn't just Hyundai and Kia in deep water over misleading MPG claims--now Ford is the subject of a lawsuit over the MPG of its hybrid models. The federal lawsuit concerns... read more December 27, 2012 by 19


 
Big square baler harvesting wheat straw for production of cellulosic ethanol

Oil Industry Sues To Overturn Ethanol-In-Gasoline Mandate

Paying too much for that fast-food burger? Blame the government's ethanol targets, says the oil industry--and it's sueing the Environmental Protection Agency for what it... read more November 29, 2012 by 3


 
2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

Hyundai, Kia Face Federal Lawsuits For Overstated Gas Mileage

Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are being sued in U.S. courts over inflating gas mileage ratings on 2011-2013 vehicles. It was revealed on Friday that both automakers had... read more November 6, 2012 by 4


 
ECOtality Blink DC fast charger plugged in

Ecotality Lawsuit Tossed Out, CA To Get NRG-Funded Charging Stations

Electric car charging station provider ECOtality has had a lawsuit against the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) thrown out by a California appeals judge. ECOtality... read more October 17, 2012 by 4


 
Tesla's retail store concept

Auto Dealer Groups Escalate Battle Against Tesla Stores

If we had to pick one word to describe Tesla Motors, "audacious" would be at the top of the list. Not only did founder Elon Musk decide to build a car company, which in... read more October 10, 2012 by 28


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoChic, New York City, Jan 2012

Irate Investor Sues Fisker: A Little Lesson In Venture Capital

This is the week when driving impressions of the 2012 Fisker Karma have started to appear, as Fisker invites in waves of automotive journalists for a half-day of driving in... read more February 16, 2012 by 4


 
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid

California Extends Deadline On Honda Civic Hybrid Gas Mileage Case

When it comes to gas mileage figures, we're always told "your mileage may vary". It's when that mileage varies outside of reasonable expectations that people start to take... read more February 15, 2012 by 2


 
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid

Honda Civic Hybrid Gas Mileage Case Heads To Small Claims Court

When you buy a new car, you’ll probably use manufacturers’ own gas mileage estimates alongside the official Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy... read more January 3, 2012 by 8


 
Tesla versus Top Gear

Tesla Losing Libel Case With Top Gear In UK High Court

A Tesla Roadster may not have really whirred to a halt in the 2008 episode of Top Gear - since at the center of a long, drawn out legal battle - but the maker's court case... read more October 19, 2011 by 7


 
Green Vehicles Triac 2.0

Lesson Learned As Salinas Sues Bankrupt Electric Car Maker?

It's a sad fact of business that many start-up companies fail within the first few years of trading. Electric car fans are quite used to this and even the most promising new... read more August 30, 2011 by 5


 
Top Gear Stage Another Electric Car Stunt

Top Gear Tests Nissan Leaf, Peugeot iOn: A Fair Assessment?

It's the episode electric car enthusiasts have been itching to see- and now the guys at BBC motoring show Top Gear have tested two electric cars to see whether they make any... read more July 31, 2011 by 11


 
Tesla versus Top Gear

Top Gear Producer Says Tesla's Libel Suit Is Bogus

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla says BBC TV show Top Gear falsely stated that the Tesla Roadster could only travel 55 miles before needing to recharge, according to Top... read more April 4, 2011 by 1


 
Tesla versus Top Gear

Tesla Sues Top Gear For Libel Against All-Electric Roadster

About two years ago BBC’s Top Gear aired a test drive of the then relatively new Tesla Roadster. While this was seen as a major boon for Tesla, the light shone on its... read more March 30, 2011 by 23


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Prius Patent Problems? Trade Panel to Investigate Infringement Claim

A U.S. trade panel has agreed to investigate claims that Toyota infringed privately held patents in designing its hybrid electric vehicles. Toyota is widely acknowledged to... read more October 12, 2009 by 3


 
2007 Toyota Prius Touring Edition

High-Intensity Headlight Horrors Perplex Prius Owners

There's nothing the media love more than a nice juicy auto problem. Imagine that your car's headlamps failed, and replacing them cost you THOUSANDS. OF. DOLLARS  !!! Well... read more July 15, 2009 by 57


 

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