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Ford Seeks Toss Of Most Claims In Throttle Defect Suit

Law360, New York (August 1, 2017, 3:31 PM EDT) -- Ford Motor Co. on Monday urged a California federal court to toss the bulk of the allegations in a proposed class action accusing the automaker of covering up a defect with some vehicles’ electronic throttle bodies, saying the affected drivers who filed the suit have all received repairs.

Ford argued that the suing drivers don’t specify which of the company’s promotional materials were allegedly inaccurate, were unharmed by the purported defect and failed to prove Ford had a duty to disclose the alleged defect. Ford also...
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