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Hyundai Owners Allege Windshields Spontaneously Break in Class Action Complaint

Lorenzo Ford and Tina Forehand (collectively the plaintiffs) recently filed a class action complaint against Hyundai Motor America (HMA) and Hyundai Motor Company (HMC), (collectively Hyundai or defendants) in Central California. The plaintiffs allege Hyundai manufactured, marketed, distributed, and sold … Continue reading

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Court Issues Final Ruling on Glenn v. Hyundai Lawsuit

A California District Court judge has issued a final ruling in the Billy Glenn v. Hyundai exploding sunroof lawsuit. The court found Hyundai responsible for covering $5.4 million in attorney’s fees as a settlement. The court also stated $5,000 are … Continue reading

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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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Latest Recall Affects Hyundai

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) the model’s panoramic sunroof motor may be incorrectly programmed. The incorrect programming could prevent the sunroof from detecting an … Continue reading

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Plaintiffs Seek Statewide Class Certification against Hyundai

Hyundai is facing a statewide class-action lawsuit, if the plaintiffs are granted certification in the 2015 case surrounding the automaker’s alleged defective panoramic sunroofs. In 2015, Billy Glenn, an Alabama resident, filed a lawsuit against the company for allegedly knowing … Continue reading

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IIHS Gives Two Mid-Size SUVs “Good”-Rated Headlights

According to a recent report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), more than half of mid-size SUVs are not equipped with adequate headlights. While headlights are improving in respect to visibility, the study notes, “many still need to … Continue reading

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Hyundai Squabbles Over Schedule in Sunroof Lawsuit

The U.S. District Court of California has set a May 1, 2017, deadline for expert reports or declarations in support of class certification to be delivered to the court in a lawsuit over spontaneously shattering Hyundai sunroofs. In a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Hyundai Motor Addresses Complaint in Lawsuit

Alabama resident Billy Glenn filed a lawsuit against Hyundai in December 2015 in the District Court of California, alleging that the panoramic sunroof of his 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport spontaneously shattered while driving, causing glass shards to rain on … Continue reading

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Hyundai Denied Motion to Dismiss Sunroof Suit

A California judge has denied Hyundai’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought against the car company for allegedly defective sunroofs. Continue reading

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4 Recalls of Interest to You

From glass and lighting issues to faulty hood latches, here are four new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) recalls to have on your radar. Continue reading

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Hyundai: California is Not the Right Court for Alleged Sunroof Defect Lawsuit

Hyundai argues that U.S. District Court of California is not the right jurisdiction for a lawsuit brought by vehicles owners who say the automaker’s panoramic sunroofs “spontaneously shatter.” Continue reading

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Hyundai Seeks Dismissal of Class Action Over Allegedly “Spontaneously Shattering” Sunroofs

Hyundai has asked the U.S. District Court of California to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought by vehicles owners who say the automaker’s panoramic sunroofs “spontaneously shatter.” Continue reading

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Newscast: Learn the Latest on ADAS

How will Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) impact your business? Gain insight into this technology and join us as we go behind the scenes at the Novus Super Session in our newscast. And learn some of the topics on the agenda for Auto Glass Week™ 2016. Continue reading

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Class Action Filed Against Hyundai for “Spontaneously Shattering” Sunroofs

Alabama resident Billy Glenn has filed a national class action lawsuit against Hyundai in the U.S. District Court of California saying the automaker’s panoramic sunroofs “spontaneously shatter.” Continue reading

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NHTSA: 22 Million Vehicles Recalled in 2013

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that approximately 22 million vehicles were recalled in 2013 and “shattering sunroofs” was a big reason behind automotive glass-related recalls. This is the highest total since 2004 when overall recalls reached more than 30 million.
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