Tesla Sudden Unintended Braking Defect in Traffic Class Action

Automakers are more and more often include features in their vehicles that are steps toward self-driving cars. Tesla claims to be a leader in developing self-driving vehicles. However, Tesla vehicles have an Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system that the complaint alleges is defective and slows or stops the vehicle when there’s no need for it,  Read more

2022 Tesla Model 3

Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Corrosion to Brake Booster Housing Class Action

One of the most serious problems a vehicle can have is a malfunction of its braking system. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain Mercedes-Benz vehicles suffer from potential corrosion to its brake booster housing, which may cause a partial or total loss of braking ability. It brings suit against Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC,  Read more

2015 Mercedes-Benz ML350

Chevrolet Malibu Defective Brake Vacuum Pump Class Action

Braking problems are some of the most unnerving of all vehicle problems. This class action sues General Motors, LLC over braking problems in its Chevrolet Malibu vehicles equipped with 1.5L, 1.8L, 2.0L, and 2.5L engines. The complaint alleges that these vehicles have defective and dangerous cam-driven brake vacuum pumps.  Read more

2022 Chevrolet Malibu

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

2012 Mercedes-Benz GL450

Nissan Defective Forward Emergency Braking System Class Action

Nissan puts an intelligent Forward Emergency Braking System (FEB) into certain of its vehicles that uses radar to help drivers avoid collision with vehicles in front of them. This class action names Nissan North America, Inc. and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. as defendants, alleging that the FEB has defects that can cause it not to  Read more

2021 Nissan Sentra

Ferrari Brake Defect Leaves No Way to Stop Class Action

It’s hard to think of a more dangerous defect in a vehicle than defective brakes. This class action sues Ferrari North America, Inc., Ferrari NV, Ferrari SpA, Robert Bosch, LLC, and Robert Bosch GmbH, alleging that the brakes in certain models of Ferraris lose part or all of their braking capability. The complaint speculates that  Read more

2019 Ferrari 488 Spider

Bosch Anti-Competitive Actions on Electronic Braking Systems Class Action

The plaintiffs in this antitrust class action are a group of auto dealerships bringing suit against Robert Bosch GmbH and Robert Bosch, LLC. The complaint alleges that the companies engaged in a conspiracy to raise or fix prices and allocate the market and customers for electronic braking systems in the US. The complaint refers to  Read more

Robert Bosch Headquarters in Germany

BMW M Compound Brakes Loud Squealing Noise Class Action

Can brakes that make “a loud, high-pitched squealing noise” be a safety hazard? The complaint for this class action alleges that they can. At issue are the M Compound brakes in certain vehicles from BMW of North America, LLC, such as the 2020 BMW M8 convertible. The complaint alleges that the loud noise made when  Read more

2020 BMW M8 Convertible

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

2019 Lexus LC500

Porsche Squealing Brakes and Secret Warranties Class Action

Are squealing brakes a problem in a new vehicle? This class action brings suit against Porsche Cars North America, Inc. for noisy brakes, with the complaint speaking of “the amount of negative attention the noise from the Subject Brakes attracts… Additionally, the defect draws the attention of officers of law enforcement agencies, who associate brake  Read more

2018 Porsche Cayenne