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Toyota RAV4s

Class Action

Toyota RAV4s

In February and March 2020, two class-action lawsuits were filed against Toyota for allegedly misleadingly marketing that the fuel tanks in RAV4 vehicles hold 14.5 gallons of gas when, according…

Toyota Vehicles

Class Action

Toyota Vehicles

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Toyota for allegedly misleadingly marketing 2018-2019 Toyota vehicles equipped with certain low-pressure fuel pumps as safe and dependable when, according to…

Toyota’s “Tire Savings Event”

Class Action

Toyota’s “Tire Savings Event”

In February 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Toyota for allegedly deceptively promoting a “tire savings event.” According to the complaint, Toyota represents that consumers who purchase three tires…

Toyota and Lexus Vehicles with 3G Modems

Class Action

Toyota and Lexus Vehicles with 3G Modems

Allegations: Failing to disclose that certain features available in Lexus Enform, Toyota Safety Connect, and Entune App – including roadside emergency safety features – would become inoperable when 3G services…

Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone Systems in Toyota Vehicles

Class Action

Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone Systems in Toyota Vehicles

October 2019: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations. September 2019: The case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-2550, E. D. MO.) June 2019: A class-action lawsuit…

2022 Toyota Made in USA Database

Evidence

2022 Toyota Made in USA Database

The following is a sampling of Toyota marketing materials that deceptively claim that certain vehicles are “built” in the United States when, in reality, the vehicles are assembled in the…

Features of Headlights in Toyota Rav 4

Class Action

Features of Headlights in Toyota Rav 4

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Toyota in November 2017 (and amended in June 2018). Specifically, the complaint claims that the company falsely advertises that the headlights in…

Toyota Accident Mitigation System

Class Action

Toyota Accident Mitigation System

January 2014: A federal judge dismissed the class-action lawsuit against Toyota finding, among other things, that plaintiffs lacked standing (i.e., a proper basis) to file their complaint because they didn’t…

Shay Mitchell Instagram Database

Evidence

Shay Mitchell Instagram Database

TINA.org investigated 21 social media influencers who have received two FTC letters notifying them of their legal obligation to clearly and conspicuously disclose their relationships with brands when promoting products or…

Car Companies’ Made in USA Marketing

Industries

Car Companies’ Made in USA Marketing

TINA.org investigated numerous car companies marketing vehicles as made in the USA when the cars are actually assembled in the U.S. using imported parts.

Prius Plug-In

Class Action

Prius Plug-In

In July 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Toyota for allegedly representing that the Prius Plug-In can operate for approximately 13 miles on a full charge without adequately disclosing…

Aoi Prism

Evidence

Aoi Prism

A 2019-2020 TINA.org investigation into the emerging use of virtual influencers in social media marketing has catalogued a *sampling of 28 virtual influencers ranging from the human-like to the overtly…

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