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Class Action Against Kia, Hyundai Alleges ‘Defective Vehicles’

If you think you are doing more smash-and-grab fixes lately, especially on certain vehicle makes, it could be for good reason. A recent class action lawsuit brought against Kia and Hyundai alleges that certain vehicles were manufactured without engine immobilizers … Continue reading

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Hyundai to Notify Customers of Recall on Friday, Oct. 14

Hyundai Motor America will send out safety recall notifications this week to owners of the 2020-2021 Hyundai Palisade. According to documentation submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there is an issue with the windshield wiper motor, which … Continue reading

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First Compact SUV with ADAS is Coming Soon

Hyundai will soon be bringing new features for its to-be-updated compact SUV. Hyundai Venue facelift might be the first compact SUV to get the ADAS system. Click here to read more.  

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Windshields Could Fall Out of These Three Hyundai Models

If you are currently in possession of a 2020 or 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2021 Sonata or 2021 Elantra, a recall has been issued for a defect about the windscreen. Click here to read more.    

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Hyundai Recalls Certain Sante Fe, Sonata and Elantra Models for Improperly Bonded Windshields

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a recall in late December for certain 2020-2021 Hyundai Sante Fe, 2021 Sonata and Elantra vehicles for improperly bonded windshields. During manufacturing, the windshields may not have been bonded properly because of faulty … Continue reading

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Motional’s Robotaxis Will be Fully Driverless in Las Vegas by 2023

Motional, the autonomous vehicle company that is a $4 billion joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, announced the city in which it would launch its fully driverless robotaxi service in 2023, and surprise, surprise, it’s Las Vegas. Click here to … Continue reading

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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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