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Nissan PZEVs California Emissions Warranty Coverage Class Action

The California Emissions Warranty requires that transmission repairs and replacements for partial zero emissions vehicles and super ultra-low emissions vehicles (PZEV vehicles) be covered for a period of fifteen years or 150,000 miles. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Nissan North America, Inc. is not properly identifying or covering these repairs.  Read more

2020 Nissan Sentra

Porsche Emissions Warranty “High-Priced” Parts California Class Action

California law requires emission control system warranties on new passenger vehicles. In particular, automakers are required to identify high-priced parts that pertain to emissions control and to provide a 7-year, 70,000-mile warranty for them. The complaint for this class action alleges that Porsche Cars North America, Inc. has improperly limited the parts it includes in  Read more

A Porsche Cayenne

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

Emissions from Tailpipe

Mercedes Repairs to PZEVs Under California Emissions Warranty Class Action

Mercedes Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) has received credits from California for its distribution of Partial Zero Emissions Vehicles (PZEV). In exchange, MBUSA is supposed to extend its California Emissions Warranties on the vehicles. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the company does not pay for all the parts and labor costs that  Read more

Cars on Highway in Haze of Emissions

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

Ram 1500, Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Emissions Settlement

Fiat Chrysler and Bosch are settling a multi-district consolidated lawsuit that claims the companies installed auxiliary Emissions Control Devices (AECDs) in 2014-2016 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles with 3.0 liter V6 diesel engines. In addition to class actions filed by individuals, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed suit on behalf of the Environmental  Read more

2016 Ram 1500

Gasoline Audi, Bentley, Porsche, and Volkswagen Fuel Economy Settlement

Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, and Bentley have agreed to pay just short of $95 million to settle a class action on their vehicles’ fuel economy. The complaint in this consolidated case alleged that certain of the companies’ gasoline-powered vehicles sold in the US had software installed that made them emit more carbon dioxide than they were  Read more

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Jaguar Land Rover Parts Covered by California Emissions Warranty Class Action

California tends to have more protections or stricter standards than other states in certain areas—for example, in pollution and emissions. The complaint for this class action alleges that Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (JLRNA) has violated California’s emissions control parts warranty law by not listing all the high-cost parts of its vehicles that should  Read more

2013 Land Rover LR4

Mercedes Fails to Cover Parts Under CA Emissions Warranty Class Action

Car makers are required under the California Code of Regulations (CCR) to provide a seven-year, 70,000 mile warranty for “high-priced,” “warranted parts.” This requires that they identify to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) the parts that are “high-priced” and “warranted parts.” However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Mercedes Benz USA, LLC  Read more

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class Car

Clairton Coke Plant Emissions Settlement

USX Corporation, doing business as US Steel, is settling a class action regarding its coke plant in Clairton, Pennsylvania. The complaint alleged that certain emissions from the plant—pollutants, air contaminants, and noxious smells—occurred because of the company’s conduct. It claimed that the emissions have interfered with the use and enjoyment of homes in the area  Read more

US Steel Clairton Plant