Caterpillar Hit With Class Action Over Bus Engine Failures

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 5:54 PM EDT) -- Caterpillar Inc. is facing a class action over allegations that it sells specialty emissions-efficient bus engines that are prone to repeated breakdowns, according to a class action launched by Endeavor Bus Lines and removed to Florida federal court Tuesday.

Salud Services Inc., which does business as Endeavor, says it purchased six of Caterpillar's C13 line of emissions-efficient bus engines, only to discover that the engines were faulty and repeatedly broke down, resulting in significant towing, repair and passenger compensation costs.

"The class representatives and members of...
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