A Rep from the Largest U.S. Porsche Dealer May Have Skipped Town With $2.5 Million in Customer Deposits

Champion Porsche in Florida has made a name for itself as the largest Porsche dealer in the U.S., a reputation secured in part by the sales prowess of its ex-vice president of marketing, Shiraaz Sookralli. But Champion now finds itself at the center of a burgeoning scandal set off by Sookralli, who’s accused by his…

Goodyear CEO Learned About Deadly RV Tire Failures As Early As 2008, Court Docs Suggest 

U.S. regulators want to find out which Goodyear officials were involved in assessing a possible defect in an RV tire that’s linked to at least 10 deaths and dozens of injuries. Newly-released documents obtained by Jalopnik provide an answer for Goodyear CEO Rich Kramer: he personally approved settlements of cases…

When Tesla's Plant Lost Power for Two Days Because of Alleged Crane Operator 'Negligence'

Tesla has been feverishly trying to ramp up production in recent months of the Model 3 sedan at what’s, for now, its only assembly plant. CEO Elon Musk says plans for additional manufacturing facilities are forthcoming, and a lawsuit filed last week by the automaker underscores how crucial that is for Tesla’s…

Tesla Gigafactory Worker Allegedly Trafficking 'Significant Quantities' of Cartel Drugs, says Ex-Employee [Updated]

A former Tesla employee has filed a formal whistleblower complaint with the Securities and Exchange Commission, alleging the automaker failed to disclose to shareholders that authorities had uncovered an alleged drug trafficking effort involving an employee at its Gigafactory plant in Nevada dealing “substantial”…

Tony Stewart To Settle Wrongful Death Lawsuit With Family Of Racer Killed On Track

Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart has agreed to settle with the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. five weeks before the wrongful death lawsuit over Ward’s death was supposed to go to trial, reports ESPN. Ward died after being hit by Stewart’s car at a race during the Empire Super Sprints race at Canandaigua Speedway…

Uzi Nissan Spent 8 Years Fighting The Car Company With His Name. He Nearly Lost Everything To Win

Nissan the car company never really cared who Uzi Nissan was. Then it decided he had something it wanted very much—the website www.nissan.com, which he created for his small retail computer business in 1994—and it sued him for $10 million. When the two Nissans went to war, Uzi Nissan prevailed in the end, but lost…