October 20

How to Get Better Information about Safety and Defect Problems on Your Car

Consumer Auto – Oct. 2016 How to Get Better Information about Safety and Defect Problems on Your Car Carmakers regularly share information about car safety and defect issues with dealers in warranty policy updates, technical service bulletins, and other communications. Federal law makes clear that these communications should be available to the public. But carmakers.

July 20

What the VW Emissions Settlement Means to Diesel Car Consumers

Consumer Auto – July 2016 What the VW Emissions Settlement Means to Diesel Car Consumers In June, VW agreed to a $14.7 billion settlement for defrauding consumers and violating emissions standards for 475,000 2009-2015 diesel vehicles sold and leased in this country. The proposed settlement requires VW to spend up to $10.03 billion to compensate.