Uber ordered to hand over Otto term sheet
The judge hearing the Waymo vs. Uber lawsuit ordered Uber to hand over to Waymo an unredacted copy of its term sheet with Otto--the company Uber purchased for its LiDAR technology which Waymo claims was as its IP. TechCrunch reports that Judge Corley didn't see any basis for Uber's desired redactions. http://tcrn.ch/2rlZItt
Nissan Juke discontinued?
The Nissan Juke is getting the axe in North America, The Truth About Cars reports. The same source said it will be replaced by the Nissan Kicks. http://bit.ly/2rV9sbh
GM issues statement in response to diesel lawsuit
General Motors spokesperson Pat Morrissey released a statement in response to the lawsuit filed by owners alleging that its diesel HD pickups employ an emissions "defeat device," stating: "These claims are baseless and we will vigorously defend ourselves. The Duramax Diesel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra comply with all U.S. EPA and CARB emissions regulations." http://bit.ly/2rVgCMK
Lawsuit accuses GM of emissions cheats
A lawsuit filed by owners represented by the law firm Hagens Berman accuses General Motors of implementing "defeat device" software in its heavy-duty trucks, Bloomberg reports. A GM spokesperson flat-out denied any wrongdoing, saying the suit is "without merit." https://bloom.bg/2rUNFk1
Several Nissan GT-Rs lost in a fire
A British shop that specializes in working on high-performance Japanese cars burned down recently, taking with it several rare and valuable Nissan GT-Rs. The owners also lost countless tools and parts, but there were no injuries. The cause of the fire hasn't been determined yet.