Honda Says Class Action Over Peeled Paint Is Meritless

Law360, New York (August 29, 2012, 2:45 PM EDT) -- American Honda Motor Co. Inc. on Monday asked a California federal court to toss a proposed class action alleging it sold defective cars with peeled or faded paint, saying the plaintiffs’ claims were baseless and came after their warranties had already expired.

In its motion, Honda said the plaintiffs’ July suit — brought on behalf of California and New York owners of 2003-07 Honda vehicles — came seven to nine years after they bought their cars, so their claims are time-barred. The plaintiffs’ cars were under...
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