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Nissan Altima Defective CVT in 2019-2020 Models Class Action

Plaintiff Ariel Simpson owns a 2019 Nissan Altima with a continuously variable transmission (CVT), but at times, the complaint for this class action, when she is at a stoplight, she must press the accelerator all the way to the floor to get the car moving again. The complaint alleges she is just one of the  Read more

2019 Nissan Altima

Kias, Hyundais Manufactured Without Immobilizers Class Action

In the middle of 2022, the complaint for this class action alleges, “Kia and Hyundai vehicles were stolen more often than any other make” in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “Similarly,” it claims, “in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Kia and Hyundai vehicles represented two out of every three vehicles stolen during the first half of 2021.” The complaint alleges that  Read more

2018 Kia Sportage

Certain Kia and Hyundai Vehicles Can Be Started Without Keys Class Action

One of the plaintiffs in this case, Stephen L. Desjardins, had his 2016 Kia Optima stolen from his son’s driveway. Later, the complaint for this class action alleges, the vehicle was retrieved “with damage to the front and rear, a hole in the oil pan, and damage to the inside of the car.” The complaint  Read more

2016 Kia Optima

Hyundai, Kia Vehicles Lack of Immobilizers Class Action

Certain Hyundai and Kia vehicles have an unexpected defect, says the complaint for this class action, in that they were not manufactured to have immobilizers. The defect is not evident to consumers buying the vehicles, the complaint alleges, but it makes them easy to steal—so easy that YouTube and TikTok offer videos showing how to  Read more

2021 Kia Seltos

Porsche Misleading Fuel Economy and Emissions Settlement

Porsche and Volkswagen have agreed to a settlement of at least $80 million to resolve consumer class actions alleging that certain Porsche gasoline vehicles sold or leased in the US produce more emissions or get worse fuel economy on the road than in testing conditions, and that their Monroney stickers may have been inaccurate. Also,  Read more

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Certain Kia, Hyundai Vehicles Made Without Immobilizers Class Action

This class action bring suit against Kia America, Inc. and Hyundai Motor America, alleging that a number of their vehicles share a simple defect: They do not have what is known as an engine immobilizer. Immobilizers help prevent vehicle theft, and the vehicles that were made without one, the complaint alleges, are easily stolen.  Read more

2019 Kia Sorento

Chrysler Pacifica PHEVs Explosions and Fires Class Action

What do you do with a vehicle that cannot be operated safely and that should not even be parked in your garage? The complaint for this class action alleges that 2017-2018 Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) from FCA US, LLC may experience explosions or fires, cannot be safely charged or parked inside structures, and,  Read more

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid

Ford SuperDuty Trucks Roof-Crush Defect Class Action

The first line of the complaint for this class action is, “The most important duty of a car manufacturer is to provide consumers with a safe car.” But the complaint alleges that Ford Motor Company breaches that duty with certain Ford SuperDuty pickup trucks that the complaint alleges “had a dangerously weak roof structure that  Read more

2016 Ford F-Series Super Duty Truck

Kia and Hyundai Easy to Steal Vehicles Class Action

On social media, says the complaint for this class action, the “Kia Challenge” dares people to break into Kia cars and use a USB cable to start and steal them. The complaint alleges that the fault lies with Kia America, Inc. and Hyundai Motor America, for making certain Kia and Hyundai vehicles without immobilizers that  Read more

2022 Kia Seltos

Nissan Altima and Maxima Rusting Floor Pans Settlement

Nissan North America, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that certain of its Altima and Maxima vehicles have defective floor pans that can rust. The complaint brought suit under the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, alleging that moisture can become trapped in the floor pans, potentially causing them to rust.  Read more

2008 Nissan Maxima