Judge Tosses Penske Car System Warranty Action

Law360, New York (April 1, 2011, 9:38 PM EDT) -- Penske Automotive Group Inc. and others won dismissal of a proposed class action in New Jersey on Thursday, beating back accusations that the warranty on a vehicle anti-theft system included an unlawful product tying arrangement.

Judge Jerome Simandle of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey sided with Penske and fellow defendants United Autocare Inc. and Innovative Aftermarket Systems, saying that allowing the plaintiffs to lodge a second amended complaint would prove futile.

Judge Simandle ruled that the plaintiffs could not show that...
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