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Out-Of-Court Settlement Terms Undisclosed

Tesla, Ecotricity are no longer in a legal battle over charging stations along UK motorways.

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Second Time Not A Charm In Lone Star State

Texas again rejects bill that would allow Tesla Motors to sell direct to customers without third-party dealerships.

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan received a five-year prison sentence for hitting five people with his SUV. One of the victims died in the crash, but it took 13 years for the trial to finish.

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Dealers Association Supports EV Maker-Owned Outlets, In Limited Numbers

Tesla may be on the verge of getting approval from the state of Maryland for direct-to-consumer sales.

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11-Month-Old Case Set To Go To Trial In Early 2016

Tesla and the UK-based Ecotricity are fighting in court over rights to install charging stations along motorways.

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Uber offices in The Netherlands are raided twice in a week when the ridesharing company ignores a Dutch judge's order to shut down its UberPOP service.

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A battle is brewing in the state of Texas over license plates bearing the Confederate Battle Flag.

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Company Secured $3 Million in Federal Contracts

350Green executives are charged with fraud over vehicle-charging networks planned for Chicago.

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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 Florida defense attorney believes that DUI checkpoints are unconstitutional and has a way for drivers to get through them without talking to police or lowering the vehicle's window. A video of this tactic is getting views online, but the method might not actually be legal.

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Connecticut Legislators Say State Loses Business, Revenue to New York, MA

Connecticut legislators discuss allowing Tesla to directly sell electric vehicles within the state.

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The NHTSA delays the final ruling of the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act, meaning it won't come into compliance until 2018. The move has upset the National Federation for the Blind, which has been lobbying for more than a decade for built-in automated alerts for EVs and hybrids moving at low speeds.

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Audi wants to use the names Q2 and Q4 for coming crossover products, but Fiat owns those trademarks and appears unlikely to sell them. It's said that Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne is loathe to do anything that would aid any company under VW Group CEO Ferdinand Piëch.

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Thanks to the UK's Home Office approving a "drugalyzer" kit last month, roadside drug testing began over the Christmas holiday last year and will be introduced throughout England and Wales this year.

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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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General Motors' top lawyer, Michael Millikin, will retire in early 2015, the Detroit automaker announced Friday.

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The highways in Virginia may look a lot different in in the coming weeks depending on the results of safety tests on guardrails there. The Commonwealth is demanding new crash evaluations on the end terminals of the ET-Plus guardrails (not necessarily pictured above) supplied by Trinity Industries, by October 24, according to The New York Times. If state officials observing the analysis aren't happy with the results, then the product could be banned from the roads there and possibly even removed.

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"Such movement, standing alone, does not give rise to a reasonable belief that appellant was armed and dangerous." – Judge Stephen Yarbrough

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China's recently instigated push to go after price fixing and monopolistic practices in the automotive sector has garnered a lot of ink, but regulatory bodies around the world have been tackling the issue for years. Lithium-ion battery makers were targeted in 2012, the US Department of Justice hit a cabal of Japanese suppliers for $740M in 2013 and Toyo Tires after that, the EU went after exhaust parts makers earlier this year. Nor are the investigations confined to the auto industry: aluminum p

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It's been a topsy-turvy summer for foreign businesses in China ever since that country's National Development and Reform Commission and State Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a horde of investigations into anti-monopoly practices. When the law outlining monopolistic behavior was passed in 2008 foreign companies appreciated it, expecting it to illuminate some of the more opaque corners of Chinese government enforcement. That hasn't exactly been the case, and now as more than 1,

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Supra, Chevelle And Barracuda All Live For Different Reasons

The United States Patent and Trademark Office is a treasure trove for auto enthusiasts, especially those who double as conspiracy theorists.

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