Do you remember how much you loved your new car when you first drove it home? Everything from the make and model, to all of the latest high-tech features it came equipped with, to the way you felt as … [Read more...] about Can I Give My Lemon Car Back to the Dealer?
Dealerships typically ask consumers to agree to arbitration in a stand-alone agreement or as part of the retail installment sales contract signed in the F&I (Finance and Insurance) office. The … [Read more...] about Arbitration vs. Lemon Law Cases
Have a Defective Airbag? Take Immediate Action! Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Contact: Karen Aldana, 202-366-9550, Public.Affairs@dot.gov (Note: Correct vehicle list provided with advisory on October … [Read more...] about Defective Airbags Affect 7.8 Million U.S. Vehicles
Last week, Nissan, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Ford, Chrysler, and Toyota announced they would have a combined recall of millions of vehicles equipped with airbags manufactured by Takata that could explode … [Read more...] about Do You Trust the Airbags in Your Vehicle?
Since the first automobile was manufactured, no vehicle has come off the assembly line absolutely free of defects. These defects can range anywhere from the very minor, easily resolved problems to … [Read more...] about How Can an Attorney Help Determine if My Car is a Lemon?
Today's recall topped the 10 million mark for General Motors in 2014. GM said the new recalls would cost $200 million on its second-quarter earnings report. The largest recall in today’s batch was … [Read more...] about 5 New Recalls for GM Affecting 2.7 Million U.S. Vehicles
On June 4, 2013, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued a ruling in a lemon law case holding that the arbitration clause in California’s standard automobile sale … [Read more...] about Landmark California Lemon Law Arbitration Case
Following up on a stop-sale order from earlier this month, Volkswagen announced a voluntary recall of 26,452 vehicles that are powered by the brand's 1.8-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine for … [Read more...] about VW Recalls 26,000 of the 2014 Models with 1.8T Engines
Can things possibly get any worse for General Motors? GM announced yet another recall of 1.7 million vehicles, unrelated to last month's recall of 1.6 million. In addition to the announcement of the … [Read more...] about GM Announces Three New Recalls
The independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released crash test ratings on April 8, 2014, and fortunately for GM, they had two of its midsize SUVs rank the safest in their segment. … [Read more...] about Who Scored the Highest in the Latest IIHS Crash Test?
In the world of auto recalls, Toyota reigns supreme with their April 9, 2014, announcement of a 6.4 million vehicle recall. Vehicles are being recalled to fix a range of safety defects on 27 of their … [Read more...] about Toyota Recalls 6.39 Million Vehicles Worldwide
Now that the current regulatory system proved to be a colossal failure for millions of owners of General Motors vehicles, members of Congress have proposed legislation to improve federal … [Read more...] about Early Warning Reporting System Improvement Act