Honda To Pay For Repairs Of Defective Vehicles

Law360, New York (September 9, 2011, 7:58 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday gave preliminary approval to a putative class action settlement that requires Honda Motor Co. Ltd. to pay for repairs to allegedly defective compressors and condensers in certain CR-V, Odyssey and Acura TSX vehicles.

U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden ruled that the proposed settlement — which covers more than 1 million vehicles of  the three models over six model years — was “sufficiently within the range of reasonableness” to warrant the distribution of a settlement notice to individuals who...
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