BMW Knew Navigation System Was Faulty, Suit Alleges

Law360, Los Angeles (August 20, 2013, 4:03 PM EDT) -- BMW of North America LLC was hit Monday in New Jersey federal court with a putative class action accusing the company of not telling car buyers that the navigation system in its 2012 and 2013 vehicles is faulty and cannot be fixed.

The class suit alleges that the optional feature, which costs an extra $1,800, regularly gives wrong directions, erroneously identifies locations and resets without warning. Plaintiff Karen Morris accuses BMW of knowing the technology was defective based on its own testing, industry testing, and consumer...
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