U.S. auto industry executives were back on Capitol Hill Wednesday pleading for a $25 billion federal bridge loan as a means of averting bankruptcy. Carmakers can show they're serious about changing their broken business model by dropping federal civil suits challenging the legality of emissions laws in four states, say environmental lawyers. Along with a handful of other auto manufacturers, the Big Three have pursued civil actions targeting global warming laws passed in four states.
Big Auto Bailout Seekers Should Drop Civil Suits, Say Environmental Lawyers
The American Lawyer
November 20, 2008