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Hyundai’s Exploding Sunroof Lawsuit Final Hearing to Be Had

A U.S. District Court of California judge has set the date for the settlement hearing for an ongoing legal battle between Billy Glenn and Hyundai. The hearing is scheduled for August 12, 2019. The lawsuit began four years ago when … Continue reading

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Kia Exploding Sunroof Case Could Continue

Kia Motors America, Inc. (Kia) could soon be headed to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals over alleged defects in its sunroofs found in some of its models. Tom Kondash, and several others, originally filed a lawsuit in July of … Continue reading

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Exploding Sunroof Case Continues for Volkswagen

A lawsuit against Volkswagen Group of America (VW) will continue, as a California federal court judge ruled against VW’s motion to dismiss “certain claims” in the plaintiff’s second complaint. The judge also stated there is enough supporting evidence alleging the … Continue reading

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OEMs Share Their Views at Automotive Glazing Event

Representatives of some OEMS shared their views on a variety of auto glass issues yesterday with attendees of Automotive Glazing USA, part of the 4th International CTI Conference. A few representatives mentioned that many regulations in place today are not functional … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports Investigates Exploding Sunroofs

As the demand for panoramic sunroofs continues to grow, so do the news stories about spontaneous exploding sunroofs nationwide. Windshields are regulated, but there are no such regulations for increasingly larger sunroofs despite consumer complaints about shattering glass. Consumer Reports … Continue reading

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NHTSA Opens Investigation into Kia Sorentos for Possible “Sunroof Implosion”

The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration’s is investigating 2011-2013 Kia Sorentos for possible “sunroof implosion” after receiving 15 complaints.

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