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Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter BlueTEC II Emissions Settlement

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Robert Bosch, LLC are choosing to settle class actions against them regarding Mercedes-Benz or Sprinter BlueTEC II diesel vehicles in the US. The complaints alleged that the vehicles were equipped with improper emissions control systems that caused them to emit more nitrogen oxides (NOx) than permitted  Read more

2016 MB BlueTec E250

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

Neck-Pro Active Head Restraint

Subaru Legacy and Outback Windshield Settlement

Subaru of America, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that certain 2015 and 2016 Outback and Legacy vehicles have defective windshields that may crack, beginning in the de-icer region. (See the Notice for an illustration of the area.) The Notice claims that compounds used to stick the de-icer to the lower part of the  Read more

2016 Subaru Outback

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

2016 Nissan Rogue

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

2018 Ford Edge

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

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

2019 Ford Escape

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

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

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

Ford and Lincoln Ecoboost Engines Leak Coolant Class Action

This class action alleges that certain Ford and Lincoln vehicles have Ecoboost engines that leak coolant into engine cylinders. This, the complaint claims, can cause engine failures or engine fires, while the coolant in the cylinders can cause corrosion, oil dilution, and engine damage. Unfortunately, the complaint also claims that Ford has no permanent fix  Read more

2019 Lincoln MKC