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News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 31, 2020  

Judge dismisses Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

Alleged DuPont deliberately lowballed the cost of environmental liabilities.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 16, 2017  

Judge OKs Takata request to halt some lawsuits over air bags

Auto parts maker said allowing the lawsuits to proceed would jeopardize its restructuring efforts.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 10, 2017  

Delaware bankruptcy judge to rule on Takata request to halt air bag lawsuits

Japanese auto parts says allowing them to proceed would seriously jeopardize its restructuring efforts.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
February 18, 2014  

Wanxiang wins Fisker assets after quadruppling cash bid to $149M

The Chinese auto-parts conglomerate beat out Hybrid Technology, which is led by Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
January 13, 2014  

Judge orders auction for Fisker, rejects private sale to Hybrid

Bankruptcy judge Kevin Gross refused to accept Hybrid’s plan to use $75 million it says it’s owed as Fisker’s senior secured lender as a credit bid for Fisker’s assets.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
January 9, 2014  

Wanxiang says it would build next-gen Fisker EV in Delaware

That’s music to the ears of Delaware politicians, who announced with great fanfare in 2009 that Fisker would revive vehicle production.

News General
June 18, 2012  

Chinese entrepreneur sets new level for fakery

Rice trader invents a US bank, claims to buy it and is exposed by the media.