A former VW worker has filed a lawsuit in Michigan, and he claims the automaker fired him for reporting the alleged deletion of emissions scandal data. VW says the charges are without merit.
Volkswagen won't fire whistleblowers who come forward to its internal investigation to admit wrongdoing before November 30.
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee gave its full support to a bill that would encourage whistleblowers in the auto industry. Under the legislation someone that speaks out could get 30 percent of any federal fines against automakers for safety lapses.
NHTSA has put out a notice looking for potential whistleblowers at Takata, asking anyone with "knowledge of possible defects or any wrongdoing," to step forward.
A truck driver who refused employer's orders to violate safety regulations will receive compensation for lost wages and earn a clean personnel file.