Hyundai Plaintiffs Ask Court To OK Clutch Defect Deal

Law360, New York (June 7, 2010, 5:24 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs have asked a federal court to give its final approval to an agreement that would settle a class action against Hyundai Motor America Inc. over allegedly defective clutches on its 2003 Tiburons.

If approved, the deal would see a potential 32,000 class members have their repair bills reimbursed, according to a plaintiffs' motion for final approval filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

The case, now in its fourth year, stems from alleged problems with the clutch and flywheel...
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