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German Automakers Collusion Against Innovation and Competition Class Action

This class action names BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, and Daimler as defendants, alleging that these famed car manufacturers colluded, over a period of twenty years, to keep innovation and competition down while keeping prices up. The complaint claims that the five car makers formed a Circle of Five to create a perception of innovation, competition,  Read more

Ford Explorer Exhaust in Passenger Compartment Class Action

According to the complaint, many Ford cars, including 2016-2017 Explorer, 2007-2014 Edge, and 2007-2015 Lincoln MKX vehicles have been sold or leased in a defective and dangerous condition, in that they permit exhaust—including the lethal gas carbon monoxide—to enter the passenger compartment during normal operation of the vehicle.  Read more

Kentucky Ford Transit Van for Business Use Defective Driveshaft Coupling Class Action

The complaint for this class action makes the unnerving allegation that the flex disc driveshaft coupling in Ford Transit vans can fail, causing the driveshaft to fall out of the vehicle, pierce the passenger cabin, and/or “pole vault” the vehicle into the air. Oh—and that at the same time, the brakes and engine power may  Read more

Ford Lifted Trucks Incorrect Jack and Spare Tire and Voided Warranty Class Action

This class action involves Ford’s “lifted trucks”—that is, trucks that sit higher off the ground than Ford’s regular or “stock trucks” and that have larger tires than stock trucks. The complaint alleges that the jacks and spare tires that come with the lifted trucks are made for the stock trucks, so that the jacks do  Read more

Porsche Dashboard Glare Settlement

Settlement of a lawsuit alleging that certain colors of dashboards in Porsche vehicles in model years 2007-2016 created intense reflections on the windshields of the cars. The dashboard colors include Luxor Beige, Sand Beige, Cognac, Platinum Grey, and Natural Brown.  Read more

California Cadillac SRX 2010-2013 Leaky Sun Roof Class Action

A leaky sun roof may not sound like much of a problem, but when the incoming water damages electronics, creates moldy interiors, and requires expensive repairs, consumers are likely to expect some remedy from the company. The complaint for this class action alleges that General Motors (GM) put out Cadillac SRX vehicles for model years  Read more

Nissan Infiniti 2014 Q50 InTouch Settlement

This settlement resolves two separate cases, Zingerman v. Nissan North America, Inc., Case No. 1:14-cv-07835, and Rafofsky v. Nissan North America, Inc., Case No. 2:15-cv-01848-AB-MAN. The complaints for both allege that the InTouch system was poorly designed and has failed to perform as advertised in many respects, for example, in the accessibility of mobile phone  Read more

Hyundai Motors America Power Steering Failure Class Action

When a car’s steering mechanism fails, the results can include collisions, injury, and even death. This class action alleges that certain Hyundai Accent and Elantra cars have a faulty steering mechanism that made the steering wheel lock up and caused the plaintiffs to have accidents. The class for this action includes all purchasers or lessees  Read more

Nissan Infinity Transmission Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that 2013-2014 model year Nissan Pathfinder and 2013-2014 Infiniti JX35/QX60 vehicles equipped with the FK-*k2 continuously variable transmission (CVT) have a defect that can lead to transmission vibration or judder.  Read more

Toyota Dashboard Failure to Comply Class Action Lawsuit

Two years ago, Toyota settled litigation stemming from defective dashboards that can melt and peel when exposed to sunlight and hot temperatures.  This class action lawsuit claims that Toyota has failed to comply with the settlement agreement and has not yet made all of the necessary repairs.  Read more