Laws/Law Enforcement http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53330/more en UPDATE 3-China anti-trust regulator fines Volkswagen JV and Chrysler unit http://wardsauto.com/update-3-china-anti-trust-regulator-fines-volkswagen-jv-and-chrysler-unit <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* Volkswagen JV, Chrysler unit fined total $46 mln</p> <p>* Penalties raise prospects of fines for other car makers</p> <p>* Auto sector under particular scrutiny by regulators (Adds comment from Audi CEO)</p> <p>SHANGHAI, Sept 11 (Reuters) - China's anti-monopoly regulator on Thursday announced its first-ever punishment of foreign carmakers for price-fixing, fining a Chinese venture of Volkswagen AG and the China sales unit of Fiat's Chrysler a combined $46 million.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-3-china-anti-trust-regulator-fines-volkswagen-jv-and-chrysler-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Laws/Law Enforcement Trade Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:43:48 +0000 1115721 at http://wardsauto.com New, Used Imports Key Issues in Oz Vehicle Law Review http://wardsauto.com/politics/new-used-imports-key-issues-oz-vehicle-law-review <div class="node-body article-body">Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries CEO Tony Weber says the industry group hopes the government has ‟no intention of allowing Australia to become the dumping ground for other countries’ old secondhand vehicles.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/new-used-imports-key-issues-oz-vehicle-law-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/new-used-imports-key-issues-oz-vehicle-law-review#comments Premium Politics Retail Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Dealerships Australia Auto Makers Dealerships Laws/Law Enforcement Remarketing Trade Vehicles in Operation Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:15:00 +0000 1113121 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Private importation of &rsquo;13 ATS, other used vehicles raises regulatory issues.</strong></p> Magna Looking Back to Bright Future http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/magna-looking-back-bright-future <div class="node-body article-body">It took nine years for Magna’s electronics plant in Holly, MI, to produce 10 million rearview cameras, but another 10 million will be assembled within the next 18 months.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/magna-looking-back-bright-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/magna-looking-back-bright-future#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Canada U.S. Magna Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Capacity Utilization Component Future Products Laws/Law Enforcement National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Product Development Production Radar Safety Cameron Gulbransen collision mitigation federal mandate forward-facing camera Magna Electronics NHTSA Panasonic rearview camera Robert Bosch Valeo Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:33:00 +0000 1107411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Rearview cameras hustled from Holly assembly line upon completion.</strong></p> Automakers to Appeal Fines in India Antitrust Case http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/automakers-appeal-fines-india-antitrust-case <div class="node-body article-body">The automakers were accused of severely restraining the availability of parts, services and warranties, increasing costs for consumers and forcing many independent workshops out of business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/automakers-appeal-fines-india-antitrust-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/automakers-appeal-fines-india-antitrust-case#comments Premium Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific India BMW Hyundai Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Nissan Tata Finance Laws/Law Enforcement Trade Competition Commission of India Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:20:00 +0000 1100031 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tata fined roughly half of $420 million total.</strong></p> India regulator fines carmakers $420 mln for anti-competitive practices http://wardsauto.com/india-regulator-fines-carmakers-420-mln-anti-competitive-practices <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">INDIA-ANTITRUST/AUTOS:India regulator fines carmakers $420 mln for anti-competitive practices</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific India Sales & Marketing Laws/Law Enforcement Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:39:48 +0000 1094371 at http://wardsauto.com Executives With Volkswagen's Chinese JV Under Investigation http://wardsauto.com/executives-volkswagens-chinese-jv-under-investigation <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The country's corruption watchdog has not stated specific allegations against Li Wu, former deputy general manager of FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co., and Zhou Chun, deputy general manager of the JV's Audi sales division. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/executives-volkswagens-chinese-jv-under-investigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Globalization Laws/Law Enforcement Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:52:00 +0000 1094411 at http://wardsauto.com Avoid Confusing Language in Arbitration Clauses http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/avoid-confusing-language-arbitration-clauses <div class="field-byline"> David R. Missimer </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well-worded contract clauses can prevent complaints from escalating into class actions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/avoid-confusing-language-arbitration-clauses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/avoid-confusing-language-arbitration-clauses#comments Public Industry Voices Retail Dealerships North America U.S. Dealerships Dealership Management Laws/Law Enforcement Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:11:00 +0000 1087921 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai, Kia Under Fire in Korean Labor Skirmishes http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-kia-under-fire-korean-labor-skirmishes <div class="node-body article-body">Analysts note that while this week’s expected verdicts are subject to a lengthy appeal process, rulings in favor of the workers will have a resounding effect throughout not only Korea’s automotive industry but also the entire manufacturing sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-kia-under-fire-korean-labor-skirmishes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-kia-under-fire-korean-labor-skirmishes#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific South Korea General Motors Hyundai Kia Ssangyong Politics Labor & Human Resources Laws/Law Enforcement Production Korea Metal Workers Union Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:12:00 +0000 1087181 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Strike could shut down automaker&rsquo;s Asan plant.</strong></p> UPDATE 2-China antitrust regulator fines two Japan auto parts makers http://wardsauto.com/update-2-china-antitrust-regulator-fines-two-japan-auto-parts-makers <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds Yazaki receiving NDRC notification, Denso comment)</p> <p>TOKYO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Two Japanese automotive bearings makers said on Tuesday a Chinese regulator has ordered them to pay fines for violating antitrust laws as Beijing intensifies its scrutiny of business practices in the auto sector.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-2-china-antitrust-regulator-fines-two-japan-auto-parts-makers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Politics Asia Pacific Suppliers China Laws/Law Enforcement Purchashing Trade Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:08:08 +0000 1087331 at http://wardsauto.com China Finds Mercedes-Benz Guilty in Price-Fixing Case http://wardsauto.com/china-finds-mercedes-benz-guilty-price-fixing-case <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Mercedes is among several foreign companies targeted by the government as it enforces anti-monopoly legislation. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/china-finds-mercedes-benz-guilty-price-fixing-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Politics Finance Laws/Law Enforcement Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:48:00 +0000 1086861 at http://wardsauto.com