Takata Pleads Guilty To Hiding Air Bag Defect; Will Pay $1 BillionTakata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for concealing a deadly defect in its air bag inflators.
PetSmart Fined $4.24M After Defective Fishbowls Cause Serious InjuriesPetSmart will pay a $4.25 million civil fine for not quickly reporting defective fish bowls that caused serious injuries at least a dozen times.
Fiat Chrysler May Be Forced To Buy Back Thousands Of Defective Pickups, Jeeps Over Mishandled RecallsFiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.
Problems With Taptic Engine Slows Rollout Of Apple WatchTests revealed that some taptic engines supplied by AAC Technologies Holdings in China started to break down over time.
'Lemon Law King' Files Suit Against TeslaWisconsin’s self-proclaimed “lemon law king” filed a lawsuit Monday against direct-order car maker Tesla Motors, accusing the company of refusing to give a Franklin doctor a refund on a defective electric sedan that cost nearly $100,000.
ConsumerWatch: Carmakers May Not Tell You About Defective PartsAn East Bay man is stuck paying a large bill after learning his 2005 Chevrolet had defective cylinder heads.
Overheated PG&E SmartMeters Overcharging CustomersSome Pacific Gas and Electric Co. SmartMeters can overcharge customers when they become too hot.