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Ford PZEV Vehicles and California Emissions Warranty Coverage Class Action

Since 2009, Ford has sold Partial Zero Emissions Vehicles (PZEVs), for which it has received Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) credits from the state of California. In exchange for the credits, Ford is required to extend the terms of California’s required emissions warranty to 15 years or 150,000 miles. But the complaint for this class action  Read more

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Automotive Parts Bearings Antitrust Litigation

This settlement resolves a portion of a very large antitrust litigation against makers of automotive parts, dealing with those who manufactured bearings for automotive and industrial use. The settling defendants include a group of parts makers that include companies in the JTEKT, Nachi, NSK, NTN, and SKF groups. The class action was brought on behalf  Read more

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BG Products Engine Performance Restoration and Protection Plan Missouri Class Action

This class action relates to an Engine Performance Restoration Kit from Defendant BG Products, Incorporated, which included a Lifetime BG Protection Plan. The complaint alleges that BG has violated the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act and the common law principle of money had and received, although the specifics of the allegations are unclear.  Read more

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New Vehicles Wire Harness Price-Fixing Settlement

A number of defendants have agreed to settle class actions alleging they broke antitrust laws by conspiring to fix or raise the cost of wire harnesses for new vehicles in Canada. Wire harnesses are electrical distribution systems that direct and control electronic components, wiring, and circuit boards in vehicles.  Read more

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Ford Cheating Alleged on Ranger and F-150 Fuel Economy Tests Class Action

A number of cases have been filed recently against Ford Motor Company triggered by its admission in its official filings that it may have reported incorrect fuel economy figures for one or more of its vehicles. This class action makes the same allegations, but with more details about the process Ford allegedly used to manipulate  Read more

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Auto Parts DIRECT Purchaser Antitrust Litigation Settlement

This is at least the fourth round of settlements in a long-running consolidated class action with a large number of defendants. The complaints alleged that makers of auto parts conspired to fix or manipulate the prices of parts purchased directly from them. Below are the names of companies who have arrived at preliminary settlements at  Read more

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