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Auto News: Hyundai-Kia Mileage, Porsche, Ram 1500

by Hagens Berman

06/10/2019

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U.S. appeals court upholds Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy was inflated.

By an 8-3 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, California said there was enough in common among vehicle drivers to let them settle as a group read more »

Fire Risk Leads To Massive First-Gen Porsche Panamera Recall In North America

Porsche is calling back certain versions of the first generation Panamera due to a potential electrical system failure that could cause a fire under extreme conditions. The campaign is being conducted in North America, where 33,206 units of potentially affected cars are located. read more »

Ram 1500 Recalled for Software Problem That Can Disable Airbags

Dealers will fix with software update or computer module replacement

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling an estimated 295,981 Ram 1500 pickup trucks from the 2019-2020 model years over concerns that the software that controls airbag deployment and certain seat belts can fail, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. read more »