A class action claims Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Toyota, Mitsubishi and certain parts makers concealed for years an electrical defect affecting the airbag control units found in millions of vehicles.
According to the 71-page suit out of California, defendants Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. and Volkswagen AG have “long been aware” of the alleged leaky sunroof defect, yet have concealed it from consumers.
GEICO faces a class action suit that alleges the insurer tricked consumers seeking full coverage into buying policies that offer liability coverage only.
A Pennsylvania driver has filed a proposed class action alleging the 10-speed 10R80 automatic transmission found in model year 2017-2020 Ford F-150s is defective.
General Motors’ legal woes have come to encompass yet another crop of the Detroit automaker’s most popular vehicles.
After putting the proposed deal on hold due to concerns raised by several objectors, a judge has given final approval to a settlement that ends class action litigation over excessive oil consumption problems affecting Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain SUVs.
[UPDATE - SETTLEMENT REACHED] Settlement talks are underway to resolve three class actions filed against General Motors over an alleged defect in 2010 through 2017 Chevy Equinox SUVs that causes the vehicles to consume abnormally high amounts of oil.
According to the 13-page complaint, the Snapshot device that drivers plug directly into their cars to collect data for the purpose of calculating insurance rates is defective to the extent that it may significantly damage the user’s vehicle.
BMW, Mazda, Subaru and Toyota – have agreed to pay a total of $553 million to settle the class actions against them.
A proposed class action filed against Hyundai Motor America claims that the factory-installed steering mechanisms in certain Accent and Elantra models are defective.