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Apple Powerbeats Pro Wireless Headphones Inadequate Charging Class Action

Apple, Inc. offers Powerbeats Pro headphones under the Beats by Dre brand. Apple advertises that the wireless, rechargeable headphones provide many hours of operation per charge, but the complaint alleges that the headphones do not charge adequately and cannot deliver the advertised performance.  Read more

Person Wearing Powerbeats Pro Wireless Headphones

Amazon Ring Video Doorbell Fast Battery Drain Class Action

Amazon.com, Inc. makes a video doorbell it sells under the Ring brand, which supposedly has a battery life of between six and twelve months. But the complaint for this class action alleges the actual battery life is nowhere near that length of time, and that most people who buy it will not get even two  Read more

Amazon Ring Video Doorbell

Chevrolet Bolt EV, EUV Dangerous Batteries Class Action

Might you feel a little restricted if your new electric vehicle (1) could not be charged to more than 90% of its capacity, (2) could not be allowed to fall below 70 miles remaining charge, and (3) could not be parked in your garage overnight because it might burst into flames? This class action alleges  Read more

2022 Chevrolet Bolt

Amazon Deceptive Sales of 18650 Lithium-Ion Batteries Class Action

Amazon.com sells lithium-ion 18650 batteries. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company, when selling these batteries, makes false claims about both battery capacity and safety. The complaint alleges that Amazon’s statements are deceptive and may mislead consumers into buying batteries that are defective and dangerous.  Read more

18650 Lithium-Ion Batteries

Hyundai Ioniq, Kona Electric Vehicles Decreased Range Class Action

The Kona and Ioniq are electric vehicle offerings from Hyundai Motor Company and Hyundai Motor America, but this class action alleges they have an identical defect. That is, they have less than the advertised range for their models. The complaint alleges that the batteries in the vehicles “can only attain the promised range by charging  Read more

2021 Hyundai Kona EV

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

2018 Toyota RAV4

Costco Interstate Batteries “Free Replacement” Charges Class Action

If a company offers you a “free replacement” warranty on an item, most people expect to receive the replacement item for free. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Costco Wholesale Corporation, alleging that its “Free Replacement” warranty on the Interstate batteries it sells is deceptive because customers must pay the difference in  Read more

Interstate Battery with Free Replacement Warranty

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

2019 Chevy Bolt in the Snow

Chevrolet Volt Should Not Be Charged to the Max Class Action

General Motors, LLC introduced its all-electric Chevrolet Bolt in 2016, touting its ability to run farther on a full charge. The complaint for this class action alleges that GM deceptively marketed its Bolts because a defect in the battery means they should not be fully charged or they might burst into flames.  Read more

2019 Chevy Bolt in the Snow

Toyota RAV4 Defective Battery Stalling and Fires Class Action

One of the most crucial parts in an electric car is the battery. This class action brings suit against four intertwined Toyota companies, including Toyota Motor Corporation, alleging certain Toyota RAV4 vehicles have defective batteries that can cause the vehicle to stall or burst into flames.  Read more

2018 Toyota RAV4