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Aaron H. Jacoby
Clean car drivers who love to keep their car garaged or covered need not apply.
Aaron H. Jacoby
The ongoing worldwide semiconductor shortage will cause more than 100,000 vehicles to be cut from North American production schedules this week, Automotive News reported Sunday. Over 180,000 vehicles are expected to be dropped globally.
Eva J. Pulliam, Christine Chong, Destiny Planter
Five new state omnibus privacy laws have been passed and will go into effect in 2023. 
Organizations should review their privacy practices and prepare for compliance with these new privacy laws.
Aaron H. Jacoby
General Motors' joint venture with LG Energy Solution is on track to receive a multibillion-dollar loan from the U.S. government to build battery cell plants for electric vehicles, including one going up in Lansing.
Aaron H. Jacoby
BaiduBIDU, the Chinese search giant, has revealed a new custom designed robotaxi it states will go into service in their Apollo Go autonomous ride-hail service starting in 2023.
Aaron H. Jacoby, Eva J. Pulliam, Veronique H. Tu, Christine Chong, Dan Jasnow
Buying a car has evolved from the days of brick and mortar dealerships to e-commerce, where consumers can select their preferred dealer, reserve, order, finance, and purchase a new or used vehicle in a seamless transaction. Is the metaverse the next evolution for buying a car?
Robert K. Carrol, Noah M. Woo
In a recently issued 8 to 1 Decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, the United States Supreme Court held that individual claims based on the “only in California” Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) may be compelled to arbitration.
Aaron H. Jacoby, Veronique H. Tu
Ford CEO Jim Farley said consumers should plan to see dramatic change in the near term as companies compete amid the shift to battery-operated vehicles.
Aaron H. Jacoby
BMW and Mini are studying a plan to ditch franchised dealer retailing in Europe, letting retailers deliver and service vehicles sold by the factory.
Aaron H. Jacoby
As Mercedes shifts to more of a digital retail model in Europe and other markets, it is realizing it does not need the number of dealerships it currently has.
Aaron H. Jacoby
In today’s podcast episode, Aaron Jacoby speaks with Breanne Eagles and Kim Linebarger from Moss Adams to discuss the current state of the buy-sell market for automotive dealerships and factors to consider when going to market.
Aaron H. Jacoby
In today’s podcast episode, Aaron Jacoby speaks with Breanne Eagles and Kim Linebarger from Moss Adams to discuss the current state of the buy-sell market for automotive dealerships and factors to consider when going to market.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Should OEMs be permitted to remove the “S” from “MSRP
Aaron H. Jacoby
A marketing services company and its owner will be banned from the auto industry under an Order issued by the Federal Trade Commission after the Commission found that they illegally misled consumers to believe their websites were affiliated with a government stimulus program.
Aaron H. Jacoby
The yawning disparity between the performance of the electric car company and established automakers last year reflects the technological change roiling the industry.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Arent Fox Automotive Practice Leader, Aaron Jacoby discusses market and legal trends and the impact on dealership facilities in this Automotive News "Daily Drive" edition.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Apple is pushing to accelerate development of its electric car and is refocusing the project around full self-driving capabilities, according to people familiar with the matter, aiming to solve a technical challenge that has bedeviled the auto industry.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Because so many jobs depend on automaking, the industry’s production problems are causing the pain to ripple.
Aaron H. Jacoby
AF Automotive successfully represented a California BMW dealership in an action for alleged violations of the Fair Employment and Housing Act or “FEHA”.
Lisa Singer
California is paying closer attention to ensure that unclaimed property at your dealership is actually turned over to the State.
Anthony V. Lupo, Danielle W. Bulger, Sarah Alberstein
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) implemented a new regulation permitting low-volume automobile manufacturers to construct and sell limited numbers of replica vehicles, subject to intellectual property, safety, and configuration requirements.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Lyft has left the autonomous driving game...
Aaron H. Jacoby, Justin A. Goldberg
Profits at AutoNation Inc and Lithia Motors jumped 61% and 33%, respectively, in the first quarter of 2021.
Victor P. Danhi, Gus N. Paras
The Ninth Circuit ruled on Thursday that a California retailer must pay its own legal fees in a state consumer protection lawsuit brought against it by the California Attorney General.