Hyundai Owner Says Co. Shouldn't Escape Lemon Law Suit
By Juan Carlos Rodriguez
Law360, New York (June 2, 2014, 4:05 PM ET) -- The lead plaintiff in a class action accusing Hyundai Motor America of illegally buying back or replacing defective vehicles without refunding consumers for certain costs on Friday urged a California federal judge to reject the company’s bid to dodge the suit, saying its arguments don’t pass muster.
The lawsuit says Hyundai has avoided paying consumers for costs associated with buybacks or replacements including service contracts, insurance and registration fees. It also says the company improperly mandates certain deductions from the vehicles’ repurchase prices, such as for...