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A Porsche Cayenne

Porsche Emissions Warranty “High-Priced” Parts California Class Action

California law requires emission control system warranties on new passenger vehicles. In particular, automakers are required to identify high-priced parts that pertain to emissions control and to provide a 7-year, 70,000-mile warranty for them. The complaint for this class action alleges that Porsche Cars North America, Inc. has improperly limited the parts it includes in  Read more

Automobile
Warranty, Unfair Competition, Omitting or Withholding Information, Emissions
2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Toyota Highlander Hybrids Fuel Tank Capacity Class Action

The 2020-2021 Toyota Highlander hybrids have been advertised as having a 17.1-gallon fuel tank and great mileage that results in a range of around 615 miles on a single tank of gas. But the complaint for this class action alleges that drivers can only put 12-14 gallons in the tank, meaning that even a full  Read more

Automobile
fuel tank, Defective Automobile
2018 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Battery-Related Stalling and Fires Class Action

Pamela Woodman, one of the plaintiffs in this class action, was driving her Toyota RAV4 when she smelled burning rubber. “As she pulled over [to] the side of the road,” says the complaint, “Plaintiff Woodman saw flames coming from the center console. She stopped the vehicle and exited quickly, before the vehicle burned to its  Read more

Automobile
Defective Automobile, Battery
2019 Dodge Charger Hellcat

Dodge Challengers, Chargers, Demons Rear Differential Defect Class Action

FCA US, LLC makes Dodge Challengers and Chargers equipped with V8 engines. The complaint for this class action alleges that these vehicles have a defect that is latent but already present at the time they are sold: “FCA equipped these vehicles with high horsepower engines and marketed the vehicles as track-capable but failed to disclose  Read more

Automobile
Rear Differential, Defective Automobile
Cars on Highway in Haze of Emissions

Mercedes Repairs to PZEVs Under California Emissions Warranty Class Action

Mercedes Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) has received credits from California for its distribution of Partial Zero Emissions Vehicles (PZEV). In exchange, MBUSA is supposed to extend its California Emissions Warranties on the vehicles. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the company does not pay for all the parts and labor costs that  Read more

Automobile
Warranty, Unfair Business Practices, Failure to Honor Terms of Warranty, Emissions
2020 Ford F-Series Truck Super Duty Towing a Trailer

Ford F-350 Overstated Towing Capacity Class Action

Ford advertised certain of its 2020 F-350 pickup trucks as having “Best in Class” towing capacity. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the specification documents given to those who bought or leased the vehicles overstated their towing or hauling capacity. If those who own or lease the vehicles load them to the  Read more

Automobile
Towing, Defective Automobile
A 2019 Ram 4500 or 5500

Chrysler Ram Trucks Inadequate Warm Up Protection New Jersey Class Action

This class action addresses a defect in certain Chrysler Ram trucks that could possibly end up with a hole punched in the engine. The complaint alleges that the vehicles have inadequate warm-up protection, which can eventually lead to engine failure. FCA US, LLC, the maker, has issued a recall to address the defect, but it  Read more

Automobile
Warm Up Protection, Engine, Defective Automobile
2019 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline Backup Camera Failures Class Action

A vehicle’s backup camera is part of its safety equipment. If the backup camera fails, it increases the risk of a collision with people or objects behind the vehicle when it is backing up. The complaint for this class action alleges that the backup camera in certain Honda Ridgeline vehicles may fail or become intermittent  Read more

Automobile
Wire Harness, Defective Automobile, Backup Camera
2017 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V and Accord Parasitic Drain Defect Class Action

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. makes many popular models of cars. But the complaint for this class action alleges that certain Honda CR-Vs and Accords have a problem the complaint calls the parasitic drain defect that permits electrical components to stay on when the vehicle is shut off and to keep on draining its battery.  Read more

Automobile
Defective Automobile, Battery System
A 2021 BMW 4 Series Vehicle

BMW 430i Does Not Have Promised Cornering Lights Class Action

This class action brings suit against BMW of North America, LLC on a very simple allegation: Its 2021 BMW 430i and 430i xDrive vehicles are sold as being equipped with cornering lights, but the vehicles do not in fact have cornering lights.  Read more

Automobile
Does Not Have Promised Features, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising