TINA.org Notifies Automakers Deceptively Marketing Made in USA Vehicles
MADISON, CONN. November 7, 2022 – No Super Bowl is complete without at least one car commercial teeming with red, white and blue flags and blatant nods to Americana with…
Automakers Advertising Made in USA Cars Need to Pump the Brakes
TINA.org puts the auto industry on notice.
Companies Accused of Greenwashing
When companies green it, they better mean it.
Which Midsize Pickup Truck Actually Offers ‘Best in Class’ Payload?
There can’t be two bests.
FTC Runs False Car Ads off Road
Can you spot what’s wrong with these ads?
Ford C-MAX Hybrid
Deceased actors brought back to star in advertisements.
360-Degree Cameras in Ford Vehicles
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing the benefits of cameras when they do not work as advertised due to a defect
Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty Diesel Vehicles
Allegations: Deceptively advertising vehicles as the “Cleanest Super Duty Diesel Ever”
MyFord and MyLincoln Mobile Apps
Allegations: Failing to disclose that certain features available in the MyFord and MyLincoln apps – including roadside emergency safety features – would become inoperable after 3G networks were phased out
Ford F-350 Pickup Trucks
Allegations: Misleadingly overstating the weight trucks are able to safely tow and haul
Fuel Economy of Ford Trucks
In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly falsely advertising the fuel economy ratings of its 2019-2020 Ford Ranger and 2018-2020 F-150 series trucks.…
Ford Diesel Trucks with Bosch CP4 Fuel Injection Pumps
In January 2020, two class-action lawsuits were filed against Ford for allegedly misleadingly advertising diesel trucks with Bosch CP4 fuel injection pumps as being durable, reliable, and fuel efficient when,…
MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch
March 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a class-action settlement that would resolve this lawsuit. According to the settlement terms, Ford agreed to provide each class member with…
August 2019: Multiple lawsuits – including the Cook, Hubert, and Lloyd cases – were transferred to a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Michigan to be heard together. (In Re: Ford Motor…
Bosch’s CP4 Fuel Injection Pump
In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Robert Bosch GMBH and several car manufacturers – including Ford and General Motors – for allegedly claiming that the Bosch CP4…
Ford’s Shelby GT350 Mustang
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing its 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang as being “Track-Ready” when, according to plaintiffs, the car overheats…
Ford’s Diesel Vehicles
In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly misleadingly advertising the durability, longevity, and fuel economy of its diesel vehicles when, according to plaintiffs,…
2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang
A class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford for allegedly falsely advertising its 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2017 and amended in 2018, alleges that…
Ford’s F-Series Super Duty Pick-Up Trucks
In June 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford for allegedly deceptively marketing its F-Series Super Duty pick-up trucks as “clean,” fuel-efficient, and reliable trucks that have significantly reduced…
2013 Ford Escape SE
July 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have…
Jacks and Spare Tires for Ford Trucks
In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for, among other things, allegedly falsely representing on Ford Truck window stickers that the vehicles come equipped with…
The Mileage of the Ford Fusion Hybrid
In June 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly misleadingly advertising the mileage of the Ford Fusion Hybrid. According to the named plaintiff, the Fusion…