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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

Navistar MaxxForce Engines Emissions System Settlement

Navistar International Corporation and Navistar, Inc. have agreed to settle a class action about their 2011-2014 trucks equipped with MaxxForce 11- or 13-liter diesel engines. The complaint alleged that the trucks had defective exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) emissions systems that produced more soot and heat than engine components could handle, leading to failure of the  Read more

Fiat Chrysler Vehicles Fail to Meet Emissions Standards Class Action

What’s worse than being told that your vehicle needs crucial repairs? It’s being told you cannot get them immediately or possibly even in time to renew its registration. The complaint for this class action alleges that that’s the position in which Fiat Chrysler (FCA US, LLC and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, its parent company) has  Read more

2016 Jeep Compass

Fiat Chrysler Emissions Settlement

This settlement plus a Consent Decree resolve both a class action and Department of Justice (DOJ) suit against Fiat Chrysler and Robert Bosch companies concerning 2014-2016 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles that have 3.0L EcoDiesel engines. The complaint for the class action alleged that the subject vehicles were equipped with auxiliary emissions control  Read more