Third such courtroom loss for Monsanto in California since August.
Japanese auto parts says allowing them to proceed would seriously jeopardize its restructuring efforts.
Average value of a VW diesel has dropped 19% since just before the scandal began.
A recently elected, oil-friendly, Republican-dominated Congress hasn’t put pipeline battles to rest.
GM acknowledged knowing since at least 2001switches in its small cars had problems.
Action involves 235,000 vehicles sold in Canada and made between 2003 and 2007.
SouthPoint Wind has filed the suit after its offshore wind project applications were cancelled by the provincial government.
Aboriginal groups seek justice over energy development on traditional land