2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid

Hyundai Exploding Seatbelt Pretensioners Class Action

Seatbelts are intended to keep passengers in a vehicle safe, but the complaint for this class action alleges that this may not be the case with certain seatbelts in vehicles from Hyundai Motor America Corporation, Hyundai Motor Company, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, or Kia Motors Mexico, SA de CV. Instead, the complaint alleges that the  Read more

Seatbelt, Defective Automobile
2021 Mazda CX-30

Mazda Vehicles Excessive Oil Consumption Class Action

Certain vehicles made by Mazda Motor of America, Inc. consume too much oil, says the complaint for this class action, because of a valve stem seal defect. This can lead not only to the need for too-frequent additions of oil but also to engine failure.  Read more

Oil Use or Consumption, Defective Automobile
2018 Ram 3500

Ram 2500, 3500 Anti-Lock Braking System Defect Texas Class Action

FCA US, LLC makes Ram trucks, but the complaint for this class action alleges that certain model years of Ram 2500s and Ram 3500s are “unsafe and defective[.]” The complaint claims that the vehicles have defective hydraulic control units (HCUs) and anti-lock braking systems (ABSs) that can malfunction and cause the ABS, cruise control, and  Read more

Defective Automobile, Anti-Lock Braking System
2012 Mercedes-Benz GL450

Mercedes Brake Boosters and Corroding Housing Class Action

German cars have a reputation for exacting and superior engineering, but this class action questions that assumption. It sues Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, Daimler North American Corporation, and their German parent companies about brake boosters and corrosion, claiming that Mercedes has done little to address the problem, although the complaint alleges that the companies have known  Read more

Defective Automobile, Brakes
2019 Hino Profia

Hino Commercial Vehicles Emissions Misconduct Investigation

Is there yet another emissions scandal? A Hino Motors internal review has reportedly found that some of the electronic emissions control systems in certain of its 2016, 2017, and 2019 vehicles were manipulated to show better fuel economy and fraudulently earn better emissions certifications. We’re investigating these reports.  Read more

False Mileage or Emissions Figures, Emissions, Defective Automobile
Madza Name and Logo

Mazda Recalls of Vehicles with Defective Denso Fuel Pumps Class Action

This pro-se class action deals with a problem detailed in previous class actions in other years, which recalls have not completely solved. The issue is defective Denso low-pressure fuel pumps, which have a component that may swell and cause stalls while the vehicle is being driven, sometimes at high speeds. The sued parties are Mazda  Read more

Fuel Pumps, Defective Automobile
Volvo Name on Front of Car

Volvo Defective Engines and Piston Rings Class Action

This class action bring suit against three Volvo companies (Volvo Car USA, LLC, Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, and Volvo Personvagnar AB), about their vehicles equipped with 2.0L 4-cylinder or 2.5L 5-cylinder engines. The complaint alleges that the engines are defective, because their inability to move oil properly eventually causes damage to the piston  Read more

Engine, Defective Automobile
2021 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Fuel Tank Capacity New Jersey Class Action

Recent Toyota Highlanders are advertised to have fuel tanks that hold 17.1 gallons, with their fuel efficiency giving them a range of around 615 miles on a single tank of gas. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the vehicles or their tanks are defective and cannot be filled to hold that amount  Read more

fuel tank, Defective Automobile
2022 Volkswagen Atlas

Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport Wire Harness Class Action

This class action concerns certain Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport vehicles and “malfunction [that] have plagued the Vehicles since their launch.” The complaint alleges that the vehicles have a defect that causes failures in their wire harnesses, which leads to windows randomly opening and closing, error messages and warning noises, and even the brakes  Read more

Wire Harness, Defective Automobile
2021 Honda CR-V

Honda Earth Dreams Engine Oil Contamination with Fuel Class Action

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda Motor Company, Ltd. equip some of their vehicles with the Earth Dreams 1.5L direct injection engine. The complaint for this class action alleges that the engine has a defect that causes the engine oil to become contaminated and diluted, which results in premature wear and/or failure of the  Read more

Engine, Defective Automobile