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2019 Jeep Cherokee

FCA Inflated “Destination Charge” on Purchases and Leases Class Action

When a customer buys or leases a new vehicle, they may be charged a Destination Charge or a fee for the delivery of the vehicle to the dealership. But the complaint for this class action alleges that FCA US, LLC and Stellantis NV are overcharging customers, adding an inflated Destination Charge to every vehicle sold  Read more

Automobile
Excessive Fees, Destination Charge, Deceptive Charge, Deceptive Advertising, Automobile or Similar Vehicle
Audi Four-Rings Logo on Front of Vehicle

Audi 2012-2017 Vehicles with 2.0 Turbocharged Engine Class Action

This class action brings suit against Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., which does business as Audi of America, Inc., Audi AG, and Volkswagen AG in reference to 2012-2017 Audi vehicles equipped with 2.0 L Turbocharged engines. The complaint claims that the engines are defective and that the companies have no fix for the problems.  Read more

Automobile
Pistons or Piston Heads, Oil Use or Consumption, Engine Defects, Defective Automobile
2019 Chevy Bolt in the Snow

GM Offers Reduced Range in Chevrolet Bolt to Avoid Fire Class Action

“[Three] spontaneous combustions in 4 hours…” This class action against General Motors, LLC (GM) uses quotes like this from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its First Amended Complaint about GM’s all-electric Chevrolet Bolt. The complaint alleges that the vehicle spontaneously bursts into flames because of a defective battery and that GM’s only  Read more

Automobile
Fire, Defective Automobile, Battery
Neck-Pro Active Head Restraint

Mercedes Neck-Pro Active Head Restraints Deployment Class Action

This class action concerns defective Active Head Restraints (AHRs) in vehicles from Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC and Daimler AG. The car’s headrests are “active” in the sense that, if the vehicle is rear-ended, the headrests spring forward to catch the occupants’ heads, so as to prevent whiplash. The headrests at issue are made by Grammer AG,  Read more

Automobile
Headrests, Defective Automobile
2016 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogues and Pathfinders Transmission Problems Class Action

Certain Nissan vehicles have defective transmissions, this class action alleges. Specifically, the complaint claims, certain Rogue and Pathfinder vehicles, from Nissan North America, Inc. and Nissan Co., Ltd., have continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) that are defective. The complaint alleges that, instead of fixing the vehicles, Nissan denies that it exists. The Nationwide Class for this  Read more

Automobile
Transmission, Defective Automobile
2018 Ford Edge

Ford Edge Ecoboost Engine Faceplate Failure Class Action

This class action takes issue with certain Ford Edge vehicles equipped with 2L I-4 turbocharged Ecoboost automatic-transmission engines. The complaint alleges that the vehicles have defective faceplates, which can crack or shatter, causing the vehicle to lose forward motion.  Read more

Automobile
Transmission, Faceplate, Defective Automobile

Nissan Rogue Defective Xtronic Transmission Class Action

This class action brings suit against Nissan North America, Inc. and Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., claiming that certain 2014-2020 Rogue vehicles are equipped with a faulty Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The complaint alleges that the vehicles experience sudden, unexpected shaking and violent jerking and other problems when drivers try to accelerate.  Read more

Automobile
Transmission, Defective Automobile
2019 Ford Escape

Ford Ecoboost Engines Coolant Leaks and Fires Arkansas Class Action

The complaint for this class action brings suit against Ford Motor Company for vehicles equipped with its 1.5L, 1.6L, or 2.0L Ecoboost engines. The complaint alleges that the engines leak coolant into the cylinders, which can cause the engine to overheat, completely fail, or catch fire.  Read more

Automobile
Leakage, Fire, Engine Defects, Defective Automobile
2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai and Kia Engine Seizures and Fires Class Action

“The most important duty of a car manufacturer is to provide consumers with a safe car.” Thus opens the complaint for this class action against Hyundai Motor Company, Hyundai Motor America, Kia Motors Corporation, and Kia Motors America, Inc. The issue is certain gasoline direct injection (GDI) and multipoint fuel injection (MPI) engines in certain  Read more

Automobile
Fire, Engine Defects, Defective Automobile
2019 Lexus LC500

Toyota and Lexus Vehicles Squealing Brake Problem Class Action

In this class action, the issue is squealing brakes. The complaint alleges that certain vehicles from Toyota Motor North America, Inc. have factory-installed, high-friction brakes that make what the complaint calls “an extremely loud squealing noise.” While the complaint does not make claims for any injuries due to the noise, it alleges that the level  Read more

Automobile
Noise or Sound, Defective Automobile, Brakes