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Arrests, Fines And Charges At FCA, Daimler And Volkswagen

This week is proving to be an eventful one for the automotive industry, and not because of a bunch of exciting new car launches. No, the big headlines this week have involved a series of measures targeting top company executives caught up in one way or another in the fuel-emissions cheating scandal. read more »

GM Is Facing A Class Action Lawsuit Over Defective CUE Screens

There is generally nothing very good about Cadillac’s CUE system. Its touch screen infotainment system is riddled with haptic feedback, clunky design, and respectively outdated tech. And now it appears to be the cause of a class-action lawsuit that one 2014 Cadillac ATS owner is pressing against GM.

A NHTSA technical bulletin makes the problem pretty clear. The infotainment screen on certain Cadillac models from 2o13 through 2017 are prone to cracking, bubbling, and delaminating, with the suggestion being a full replacement of the center stack. read more »