Porsche Says It's Not To Blame For Software Damaging Cars

Law360 (February 24, 2021, 7:03 PM EST) -- Porsche urged a Georgia federal judge Wednesday to toss a proposed class action, saying it isn't responsible for the damage to car batteries and infotainment systems allegedly caused by a software update.

The German automaker said while consumer Kent Bowen brought the suit for himself and other Porsche owners, Bowen never alleges he had any relationship with Porsche or SiriusXM.

The two companies are alleged to have sent the update that caused an array of problems to the Porsche Communication Management system that displays GPS, phone, radio and other audio features.

Bowen alleges that because he's not a SiriusXM subscriber and...

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