Hyundai Fights Remand Of Class Suit In Fuel Economy MDL

Law360, New York (June 6, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT) -- Hyundai Motor America urged a California federal judge on Thursday not to remand a Virginia customers’ suit in multidistrict litigation against the automaker and Kia Motors America alleging they overstated the fuel efficiency of more than 900,000 vehicles, arguing the case is best heard in the MDL.

Hyundai contends that the plaintiffs’ motion to remand should be rejected, arguing that their claims alleging they purchased vehicles after Hyundai’s public announcement about the fuel efficiency can still be heard by the same MDL court. The Virginia plaintiffs’...
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