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Aaron H. Jacoby, David P. McHugh, Evgeny Magidenko, Tiffany O. Yadegar
The Corporate Transparency Act will now require certain entities to register with FinCEN.
Kevin E. Timson, Gurpartap (Gio) Singh
National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) annual conference takeaways.
Aaron H. Jacoby
The Automotive Group co-sponsor the “Dealer Thought Leader Dinner” during the NADA Conference in Las Vegas, bringing together industry leaders for an enlightening conversation.
Aaron H. Jacoby, Lisa Singer, Andrea M. Gumushian
On January 24, the Speeding and Fatality Emergency Reduction on California Streets (SAFER California Streets) Package was introduced in an effort to increase safety on California roads.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Waymo has filed a request to the California Public Utilities Commission to expand robotaxi service in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay Area regions.
Aaron H. Jacoby, Gordon Sung
Automotive Group Leader Aaron Jacoby and Counsel Gordon Sung authored an article in the Daily Journal providing their insights on the Dec. 1, 2023 California Public Utilities Commission Order to Show Cause that was issued to a well-known robotaxi operator in San Francisco, the first step in levying unprecedented sanctions against the company for alleged reporting omissions related to an Oct. 2, 2023 driverless operations incident involving a pedestrian.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Sales of battery-electric vehicles (EVs) in the U.S. may have climbed above the one million unit mark this year but there's evidence they're stalled at base camp rather than sprinting to new sales summits.
Aaron H. Jacoby, Jon S. Bouker, Gordon Sung, Andrea M. Gumushian
On November 8, 2023, nearly thirty (30) labor groups including the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the United Auto Workers (“Labor Groups”) sent a letter to the Secretary of Transportation and the Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”)
David R. Hamill, Birgit Matthiesen, Antonio J. Rivera, James Kim*
On November 9, 2023, the AFS Electric Mobility team will address a plenary session of the Electric Vehicle Tech symposium at the Advanced Design and Manufacturing conference in Toronto, Canada.
Aaron H. Jacoby
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill to require human drivers on board self-driving trucks, a measure that union leaders and truck drivers said would save hundreds of thousands of jobs in the state.
David R. Hamill, James Kim*, Antonio J. Rivera, Birgit Matthiesen
The Battery Show, now in its 14th year, is billed as “the most comprehensive advanced battery manufacturing event” in the world.
Birgit Matthiesen, David R. Hamill, Antonio J. Rivera, James Kim*
The ArentFox Schiff’s Electric Mobility team was delighted to accept an invitation from the organizers of The Battery Show, billed as the largest advanced battery event in North America.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Governor Gavin Newsom is on the spot.
David C. Meyer, Gus N. Paras, Victor P. Danhi, Franjo M. Dolenac
ArentFox Schiff successfully advised Dalia Auto Group with the sale of a Kia dealership in Palmdale after litigating for more than a year in federal court and before California’s New Motor Vehicle Board against Kia to preserve the franchise.
David C. Meyer, Gus N. Paras, Tiffany O. Yadegar, William Schumann
ArentFox Schiff represented Nicholas Alexander Imports on the sale of its Nick Alexander BMW and Nick Alexander MINI dealerships to Car Pros Automotive Group.
David C. Meyer, Gus N. Paras, Tiffany O. Yadegar, William Schumann
ArentFox Schiff advised Bob Baker Auto Group on the sale of its San Diego dealerships consisting of: Bob Baker Hyundai and Genesis; Bob Baker Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and Fiat; Bob Baker Mazda; Bob Baker Subaru; and Bob Baker Volkswagen.
Aaron H. Jacoby, Gordon Sung
We’re definitely not in Kansas anymore! Click your Waymo One app and take a ride to the future. On Aug. 10, in a milestone decision, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the state’s regulator for self-driving taxis (colloquially, “robotaxis”) authorized Cruise LLC and Waymo LLC, two
Aaron H. Jacoby, Lisa Singer
California dealers must remember that California law is very strict when it comes to the collecting of the Electronic Vehicle Registration or Transfer Charge.
Aaron H. Jacoby
California regulators have cleared Cruise LLC and Waymo LLC to offer San Francisco customers rides in self-driving vehicles at any time of day.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Car sellers and car buyers confronted a whole host of challenges in the pandemic, and now it’s clear that some of the challenges are here to stay. ‘Normal is not our benchmark anymore.’
Aaron H. Jacoby, Veronique H. Tu, D. Reed Freeman Jr., Robert D. Boley
Generative AI is already an integral part of the automotive industry, playing a significant role in enhancing Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and making it possible for drivers to interact with their vehicles.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Ola Källenius says Mercedes-Benz will own the future of luxury electric cars; investing $45 billion to shift all of the brand’s powertrains to electric by 2030.
Aaron H. Jacoby
Mercedes-Benz USA received approval to be the first company to sell to consumers in California vehicles equipped with an automated driving system.
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce that 70 attorneys were recognized as leaders in their field and 24 practices spanning the firm’s litigation, regulatory, and transactional capabilities were ranked in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA.
Aaron H. Jacoby, Veronique H. Tu
Ford executives provided highlights of what to expect from the 120-year-old automaker, ranging from where costs will be cut to how profits will be generated apart from car sales, in the first major in-person Capital Markets Day event since 2016.