Volkswagen Seat Latches Spur New Lawsuit

Volkswagen Atlas Second-Row Seat Latch Class Action Lawsuit A class action lawsuit filed in October 2021 against German automaker Volkswagen alleges that certain Volkswagen Atlas models contain a defect that causes the second-row seat to pull forward, placing passengers at risk of injury. This alleged seat latch defect affects 2018-2021 Volkswagen Atlas models. Plaintiffs say … Continued

Consumers Calling on General Motors to Issue a Recall

General Motors Class Action Lawsuit Another class action lawsuit has been filed against General Motors over valve-lifter issues in Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC vehicles equipped with certain versions of its Small Block V8 engines. The class action alleges that the active fuel management lifters, dynamic management lifters and valve train systems in these vehicles … Continued

FCA Accused of Selling Jeep Wranglers with Defective Electrical Systems

The History of Jeep Jeep has been in business for nearly eighty years. Much of Jeep’s early history has been defined by its role in defeating the Axis powers during World War II. Their vehicles were light enough for soldiers to lift on the battlefield and proved strong enough to maneuver nearly any terrain. Jeeps … Continued

Honda Infotainment Defects

Honda Motor Company Everyone has at least one friend who drives an older Honda with well over 100,000 miles on it that still works as well as the day it was driven off the lot. The car brand is well known for its reliable and accessible vehicles, often beating out several other leading auto manufacturers … Continued

Defective Honda Air Conditioning Triggers Class Action Lawsuit

Honda Motor Company, Ltd. is one of the world’s best-selling automobile manufacturers most likely because of their above-average reliability ranking. While the company is notably reliable when compared to its more problematic competitors—hardly any vehicle comes completely problem-free. For Honda’s notorious Civic models, one of the most common issues aside from the fuel pump defects … Continued

Nissan Pathfinder: From Xtronic CVT to 9-Speed Automatic Transmission

Nissan has boasted about their smooth Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with D-Step Logic Control for quite some time now. Their newest version premiered in the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder and was said to have received positive commentary in the world of automotive media. So why have they stopped the Xtronic CVT innovation and implemented a … Continued

Is my Infiniti a Lemon?

As Nissan’s luxury vehicle brand, Infiniti is making its mark on consumers in a way that is equally as catastrophic as its parent brand. If you’ve heard of Nissan, you’ve probably heard of their defective continuously variable transmission. Unfortunately for Infiniti QX50 and QX60 owners, the manufacturer doesn’t have a “luxury” transmission line, so they’re … Continued

Nissan: Is the Innovation Worth the Defects?

Who is Nissan? Originally founded in 1911 in Japan as Kwaishinsha Motor Car Works, Nissan has become one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers. The company did not become known as Nissan until the 1930’s just before they became involved in the manufacturing of vehicles in 1933. After a couple more name changes and various … Continued

Are Nissan CVT Transmissions Reliable? Consumers Say Otherwise!

Nissan is often considered the usher of the continuously variable transmission (CVT), an automatic transmission that uses computer software to regulate the ratio of gears chosen for the ideal driving experience. The manufacturer first began developing their CVT back in 1992 but did not begin to implement the part routinely until about 2003.  While the … Continued

A Shift in Focus for Chevrolet: Shift to Park Defect

We have seen many different vehicle transmission types throughout the progression of time. From the original manual transmission to the most evolved automatic transmission, car manufacturers have worked tirelessly to create lasting innovations for consumers when shifting their vehicles into different gears. Some transmissions are much less manual than others, such as the automatic transmission … Continued