Suzuki Motor Corp. reportedly gets the go ahead from a federal appeals court to pursue a lawsuit against Consumer Reports magazine, which it claims rigged a 1988 test of its Samurai model. The magazine gave a “not acceptable” rating to the Samurai because it said it had a propensity to roll over. Suzuki says U.S. sales of the Samurai, and its other models, were harmed by the negative article and claims Consumer Reports rigged the test, wanting to create attention to help it raise funds, ...
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