Hino Commercial Vehicles Emissions Misconduct Investigation

Is there yet another emissions scandal? A Hino Motors internal review has reportedly found that some of the electronic emissions control systems in certain of its 2016, 2017, and 2019 vehicles were manipulated to show better fuel economy and fraudulently earn better emissions certifications. We’re investigating these reports.  Read more

2019 Hino Profia

Porsche Sport Plus Mode and Stop Sale Order Pennsylvania Class Action

What does it mean when a car company issues a “stop sale” order? And if it indicates a problem with the vehicles involved, what are those who already own these vehicles supposed to do? The complaint for this class action alleges that Porsche Cars North America, Inc. and Dr. Ing. h.c.F Porsche AG issued a  Read more

2018 Porsche Cayenne GTS

Porsche 911 and Panamera False Emissions Data Class Action

Remember the Volkswagen and Audi emissions cheating scandals, where defeat devices were installed on vehicles to provide false figures during emissions tests? This class action alleges that Porsche has committed a similar sin: It accuses Porsche of developing both similar and additional methods of delivering false emissions data, in its 2009-2016 Panamera and 911 cars.  Read more

2016 Porsche Panamera

Porsche 911 and Panamera Cheating on Emissions Testing Class Action

There’s more bad news about Volkswagen Group vehicles. In 2015, we learned that Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche diesel vehicles contained defeat devices that helped conceal the true level of pollutants they emitted. After that, a similar device was found in Audi vehicles that ran on gasoline. Now comes this class action, bringing suit against Dr.  Read more

2016 Porsche Panamera

Ford Rangers and F-150s False Fuel Mileage Calculation Class Action

Ford Motor Company has been sued for making false mileage claims for some of its vehicles. This class action alleges that both certain Ford Rangers and certain F-150s do not get the mileage that Ford advertised for them because, the complaint claims, Ford cheated on its testing.  Read more

A 2020 Ford Ranger

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

Fuel Gauge Showing Nearly Full Tank

Ford False Fuel Economy Ratings for All Models Class Action

Ford has been sued in several class actions with allegations of false fuel economy numbers, first relating to its Ranger, and then relating to its F-150. This class action widens the field by not limiting the claims to any particular model of vehicle. The complaint only specifies vehicles of model years 2017 to 2019 “that  Read more

2019 Ford Ranger

Ford Cheating Alleged on Ranger and F-150 Fuel Economy Tests Class Action

A number of cases have been filed recently against Ford Motor Company triggered by its admission in its official filings that it may have reported incorrect fuel economy figures for one or more of its vehicles. This class action makes the same allegations, but with more details about the process Ford allegedly used to manipulate  Read more

2019 Ford F-150 Truck

Ford Escape, Fusion, Explorer Questionable Fuel Economy Class Action

A number of recent class actions have challenged Ford’s fuel economy ratings, first for its 2019 Rangers, and then for its 2017-2019 F-150 trucks as well. This class action alleges that the fuel economy ratings for other models of Ford vehicles are inaccurate as well. The three plaintiffs in this suit lease, separately, a 2017  Read more

2017 Ford Escape