BMW 7-Series Defects Cause Cars To Roll Away, Suit Says

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 5:15 PM EDT) -- BMW of North America LLC was hit Tuesday with a proposed class action alleging certain vehicle models feature a transmission system which make it appear that the car is in park but is actually in neutral or reverse, causing a rollaway danger.

The lawsuit follows a notice by the Office of Defect Investigations of the National Highway Transportation Administration in April that it would open an engineering analysis to study the problem.

“The particular defect at issue here poses a high degree of risk of injury...
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