Companies Accused of Greenwashing
When companies green it, they better mean it.
Chevrolet Dealership Rebates Poster
The oil isn’t the only thing that needs changing at this Chevrolet dealership.
Chevy Says Its Silverado Is ‘The Official Truck of Real People.’ Really?
Not all of the puffed-up claims in this TV ad can be defended as puffery.
Chevy: More Reliable Than Toyota, Honda, and 23 Other Brands?
Depends who you ask.
Chevrolet’s J.D. Power Dependability Awards
Chevy pulls a bait and switch as it attempts to pass off unproven new models as dependable.
How Green is that Fuel-Efficient Car?
It’s all in the math and how you define some terms.
The Real Cost of Getting a New Mets Cap
What happens when a giveaway cap costs more than just a ticket?
Chevy 2022 Bolt EV and EUV Vehicles
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing vehicles as safe and functional when there is a risk the batteries will catch on fire
Towing Capabilities of the GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado
Allegations: Overstating the weight that vehicles can safely pull
Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicles
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles
General Motors Cadillac User Experience System
In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its Cadillac User Experience system (a touch screen infotainment system with navigation and radio…
Silverado and Sierra HD Vehicles with Duramax Engines
August 2018: A federal judge granted part of General Motor’s motion for judgment on the pleadings and dismissed or struck some of the claims in the complaint. The remaining claims…
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…
General Motors Diesel Automobiles
In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors for allegedly misleadingly advertising the durability, longevity, and fuel economy of its diesel automobiles when, according to plaintiffs, a…
The “Side Blind Spot Alert System” in Cheverolet Cruze Vehicles
In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors for allegedly representing that the “side blind spot alert system” in Chevrolet Cruze vehicles will reliably warn drivers when…
March 2018: The parties in three of the 2017 cases (Jankovskis, Jasper, and Minarik) agreed to transfer the actions to the Michigan court where Matanky v. General Motors is pending.…
Cadillac Safety Ratings
May 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement resolving this case. According to the settlement terms, each class member will receive a $1,000 cash award and…
The MPG of GM Vehicles
July 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of the Ellis case. According to the settlement terms, class members may receive either a cash award in the amount of…
February 2017: A federal judge dismissed the breach of contract claims When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. False advertising claims…
GM’s Chevrolet Cruze Vehicles
July 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been…
MPGs of Chevy Sonics
In November 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against GM for allegedly falsely marketing 2014-2016 Chevrolet Sonics as being rated by the EPA as getting 40 miles per…
Advertised MPGs of GM Vehicles
In August 2016, another class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors (GM) for allegedly misrepresenting the EPA-fuel economy ratings and gas mileage estimates of certain vehicles, including the Chevrolet Traverses,…
Towing Capacity of 2014 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado 1500
August 2016: This action was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. because the parties reached a settlement agreement. The terms of the settlement have…