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The crash of a 2005 Honda Civic in Louisiana in April might be the seventh fatality linked to Takata's faulty airbag inflators.

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A former managing director of Fiat Chrysler Australia is accused of misappropriating the equivalent of $23.1 million. He bought yachts, held lavish Christmas parties, and supported friends' businesses.

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The bankruptcy judge deciding whether New GM is responsible for ignition switch cases from before 2009 is putting all of the suits on hold until the US Court of Appeals decides whether to uphold his ruling.

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Mujeeb Ijaz, at the center of a poaching lawsuit brought against Apple, was making $294,000 per month when he worked at A123 Systems and was poached by Apple.

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Apple has come to an undisclosed settlement with battery firm A123 Systems for allegedly poaching five of the company's employees. The workers were allegedly hired to work on Apple's car project.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is fighting back after a jury awarded a "grossly excessive" settlement in the case of a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee crash.

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The father of a pregnant driver in Malaysia has sued Takata and Honda in US district court over the malfunctioning airbag that allegedly killed his daughter and unborn granddaughter.

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A transgender South Carolina teenager who was told to remove her makeup for a driver's license photo has settled her lawsuit over the incident and a state agency has agreed to handle such cases differently, according to court documents.

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A jury in Georgia has awarded $150 million in damages in the case of a fire in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee where a child died. FCA US is responsible for 99 percent of that and is still deciding whether to appeal.

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Aston Martin is suing Henrik Fisker in US District Court for allegedly violating its intellectual property. The automaker claims that the design of the Thunderbolt uses too many of the company's own design cues.

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Lyft is being sued for fraud and breach-of-contract in 16 US cities for allegedly not paying numerous drivers $1,000 bonuses.

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Former F1 test driver Giedo van der Garde says he has a contract for a race seat with Sauber this season, and has taken the team to courts from Switzerland to Australia to enforce the terms.

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A Utah woman is suing the person responsible for killing her husband in a car crash in 2011. That person just happens to be herself.

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Investors are appealing a German court's ruling last year over a lawsuit regarding Porsche's attempted takeover of Volkswagen. It could cost the company $1.4 billion, but a German judge thinks the case is likely to be dismissed again.

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A group of more than 500 body shops in 36 states have filed a lawsuit against the nation's top insurers over a practice called "steering", which is when insurers use various tactics to lead a policyholder to one of the company's preferred repair shops after an accident. The insurance industry says it doesn't happen, a CNN investigation and at least two attorneys general say otherwise.

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A Subaru dealer in California is being sued by Subaru of America in US District Court, for allegedly falsifying 224 customer satisfaction surveys last year. The scheme wasn't hard to discover because all of the questionnaires were submitted from the IP address of a showroom owned by the same business.

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Aston Martin claims that its designs have been stolen by the Envisage Group, which provides services to Aston but also manufactures the Speedback GT for David Brown Automotive.

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Lawyers for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch claim his former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll lied under oath in their final written arguments in the case. Driscoll is requesting a no-contact order against the 2004 champion after he allegedly assaulted her in his motorhome following a race in Delaware in September 2014.

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When Paul Walker and Roger Rodas died over a year ago in a Porsche crash, they left behind the issue of ownership over a collection of 30 cars. Now the former's family is reportedly demanding that the latter's pony up or go to court.

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Pop artist Peter Max recently sold off his collection of 36 vintage Chevrolet Corvettes – one each from 1953 to 1989 ­– for an undisclosed amount. The new owners have already announced plans to restore some of them and auction the models off sometime soon. Up until then, the sports cars had been languishing in various garages around New York City for decades and were caked in dust and grime. However, Max's end of the transaction has just become more complicated, because two men a

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Ridesharing service Uber is having a rough time legally these days. The app is blacklisted in India because a driver is accused of raping a female passenger, and now Portland, OR, is putting up its own legal defense against the on-demand taxis to keep them off the city's roads. The business is facing an investigation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as well.

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