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BMW Z4 Defective 296-Style Wheels Class Action Settlement

The lawsuit alleges that 296-Style Wheels on BMW Z4 vehicles are defective because they may sustain cracks during normal driving conditions, upon contact with certain road conditions, or due to road debris.

The lawsuit asserts claims against the authorized United States distributor of BMW vehicles, BMW of North America, LLC, for

Kia Misrepresented Fuel Economy Class Action Settlement

Lawsuits have been filed against Kia Motors America, Inc. and Kia Motors Corporation claiming that they misrepresented the fuel economy (or miles per gallon estimates) on certain Kia vehicles in the model years 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Hyundai Misrepresented Fuel Economy Class Action Settlement

Lawsuits have been filed against Hyundai Motor America claiming that the company misrepresented the fuel economy (or miles per gallon estimates) on certain Hyundai vehicles in the model years 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Honda Civic Defective Brake Pad Class Action Settlement

The case alleges that the brake pads on certain 2006-2011 Honda Civics, DX and LX trims wear out prematurely.

BMW False "New" Vehicle Label Class Action Settlement

The lawsuit concerns BMW sales demonstration (sales demo) and Aftersales Mobility Program (service demo) vehicles purchased on or after September 28, 2006 and before October 6, 2014 that were sold as new.

Airbag lawsuits re defective design

By some independent estimates,  almost 20 to 25 million cars driven in the United States may have defective airbags.  Auto manufacturers have begun a partial recall of these vehicles to replace a part called the “airbag inflator”.  This article discusses the alleged problem with the airbags, the potential harm to passengers, the extent of the recalls to date and a pending class action to expand the recall.

Honda CR-V Defective Door Lock Class Action Settlement

The lawsuit alleges that 2007 and 2008 Honda CRVs and certain 2009 Honda CRVs suffer from a door lock defect which causes the door lock actuators to cease operating properly, thereby causing the door locking mechanism to fail.

Audi and Volkswagen Excessive Oil Consumption Class Action Settlement

The lawsuit argues that Volkswagen Group of America designed, manufactured, distributed, marketed, sold, and warranted approximately 126,000 2.0 liter turbocharged engines installed in certain Audibranded models bearing the engine code CAEB (CAEB engine” that contained an alleged defect that caused them to consume excessive amounts of oil.

Volkswagen Jetta Defective Door Wiring Class Action Settlement

The lawsuit claims there was a defect that caused some wiring harnesses (VWGoA part number 1K5971120H or 1K5971120G) installed in the left front driver's side door in model year 2005 or 2006 Jettas, VIN range from 1K_5M000001 to 1K_6M759703. 

These wiring defects did not operate properly and required repair or replacement.

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A compensation program to pay automobile accident victims killed or physically injured as a result of defective GM ignition switches in certain GM automobiles was announced by Kenneth R. Feinberg, Administrator of the GM Ignition Compensation Claims Resolution Facility (“the Program”). 

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