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General Motors wants to declass Holden franchisee class action
Automotive 2021-07-14 3:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Car giant General Motors, which faces a class action by former Holden franchisees, wants to strip the case of class status, arguing that “idiosyncrasies” in […]

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Court finds Ford PowerShift cars defective, in victory for class action
Class Actions 2021-06-29 1:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

In a win for a long-running class action against US auto giant Ford on behalf of owners of 70,000 vehicles, a judge has found that […]

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Judge tosses plaintiff’s case in first Takata airbags class action to face trial
Class Actions 2021-06-18 11:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a major defeat that could affect the fate of six other cases lined up behind it, a judge has dismissed the lead plaintiff’s claims […]

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Car repair group AMA agrees to early mediation with former CEO Andrew Hopkins
Employment 2021-06-15 3:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMA Group has told a court it will enter early mediation in its lawsuit against former CEO Andrew Hopkins that alleges he owes $2.4 million […]

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Volkswagen asks High Court to toss landmark $125M Dieselgate penalty
High Court 2021-06-10 2:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Volkswagen has asked the High Court to throw out a a landmark $125 million penalty over its emissions cheating scandal, the highest ever handed down […]

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Court urged to reject law firm’s contingency fee bid in ANZ, Westpac class actions
Class Actions 2021-06-03 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victoria Supreme Court judge weighing for the first time an application by a law firm for a percentage cut of recoveries in class actions […]

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Mitsubishi faces class action after judge finds Triton fuel economy label misleading
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-25 5:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law firm is set to file a class action against Mitsubishi Motors after a judge upheld a ruling that found the car maker engaged […]

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Kia faces class action investigation into recalled cars
Class Actions 2021-05-18 8:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kia Motors is facing an investigation into a possible class action on behalf of car owners whose vehicles were recalled due to the risk that […]

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Damages claimed in Takata airbags class action against VW ‘quite absurd’, court told
Automotive 2021-05-18 8:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action trial against Volkswagen over recalled Takata airbags has kicked off, with a lawyer for the car giant denying the airbags carried a […]

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Ultra Tune founder’s ex could raise ‘Bart Simpson defence’ to contempt charge, judge says
Automotive 2021-05-12 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former girlfriend of Ultra Tune founder Sean Buckley is facing a contempt charge for allegedly sending secret recordings to two individuals despite a court […]

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