Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s crackdown on payment packing continues. Last week, the New York regulator announced settlements with SG Hyland Motors Corp. of Staten Island and Best Auto Outlet of Floral Park, which will collectively pay $1.6 million in restitution to more than 2,300 victims of their alleged deceptive sales tactics.
December 8, 2016
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's crackdown on payment packing continues. Today, he announced a lawsuit against two Staten Island dealerships owned by SG Hylan Motors Corp.: Staten Island Honda and Staten Island Nissan.
July 28, 2016
A family-owned dealer group has filed a class action lawsuit against Volkswagen for intentionally defrauding dealers by installing defeat devices in its diesel cars. The dealer group is also claiming that Volkswagen separately carried out an illegal pricing and allocation scheme that favored some dealers over others.
April 7, 2016
A woman who says she was duped into purchasing “void and worthless” GAP coverage has filed a class action suit against the finance source on behalf of Illinois customers who have signed similar contracts.
September 28, 2015
A lawsuit alleging that the U.S. government acted illegally when it required Chrysler to close down 789 dealerships in order to be eligible for funding from the Troubled Asset Relief Program will be allowed to move forward, a judge ruled last week.
September 16, 2015
A New York-based dealer group has filed a $200 million lawsuit against Maserati, claiming that the OEM inflated sales numbers and rewarded dealers who participated in its illegal schemes.
September 3, 2015
In a regulatory filing this week, TrueCar said it considers a federal antitrust case against dealers to be closed. The FTC was looking into whether dealers refusing to do business with the car-shopping site back in 2011 and 2012 violated the FTC Act.
August 13, 2015
AMG Auto Connection and its owner are accused of violating Ohio’s Certificate of Motor Vehicle Title Act after the dealership failed to deliver a car title in the time frame required by law.
August 12, 2015
The firm that filed a mass action lawsuit against TrueCar in March has filed a second suit against the car-shopping site, this time on behalf of current TrueCar subscribers.
August 4, 2015
The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and AutoSource Group, a used-car dealership, have settled a lawsuit filed by the regulator earlier this year. The dealership was accused of failing to disclose the condition of its cars, among other things.
July 28, 2015
A U.S. District Court has ruled that, because of his religious beliefs, Joseph B. Holland, Jr. does not have to offer coverage of the morning after pill to employees of Joe Holland Chevrolet.
June 3, 2015
The California New Car Dealers Association filed a lawsuit against TrueCar last Wednesday, alleging the that the shopping site is not in compliance with certain sections of the California Vehicle Code — a claim TrueCar has denied.
May 21, 2015
The California New Car Dealers Association filed a lawsuit Wednesday against TrueCar, alleging that the shopping site is not in compliance with certain sections of the California Vehicle Code.
May 20, 2015
Bellavia Blatt & Crossett has added Thomas Williams, Esq., to its litigation team prosecuting TrueCar for false advertising.
April 27, 2015
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against a used-car dealership and its owner. The now-closed business has received approximately 30 consumer complaints, mostly related to vehicle title issues.
April 7, 2015