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ACCC appeals ruling over Mazda’s ‘appalling’ customer service
Appeals 2022-04-14 9:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The consumer watchdog is challenging a court ruling that found Mazda’s treatment of customers with defective vehicles was “appalling” but did not amount to unconscionable […]

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ACCC accuses Honda of damaging dealers’ business with misleading statements
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-13 6:46 pm By Sam Matthews

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has taken Honda Australia to court, alleging the car maker made false or misleading representations to customers about two […]

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Mercedes-Benz dealers lose ‘ambitious’ bid to view confidential head office docs
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-12 9:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Australian Mercedes-Benz dealers behind a $650 million lawsuit over the car maker’s decision to move to a fixed-price agency model have lost a bid for […]

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Ex-AMA Group CEO says he’s been denied emails central to ‘hot dispute’ over loan
Employment 2022-04-12 10:57 pm By Sam Matthews

Car repair giant AMA Group may have a discovery fight on its hands in its lawsuit against former boss Andrew Hopkins for allegedly defrauding the […]

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Toyota could owe $2B in class action after judge finds cars were defective
Class Actions 2022-04-07 3:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Toyota could owe close to $2 billion in compensation to 260,000 car owners after a judge found that diesel filters installed in its Hilux, Fortuner […]

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Airbags class action judge failed to grapple with ‘unknowable’ explosion risk, appeals court hears
Class Actions 2022-03-29 11:01 pm By Sam Matthews

The plaintiff in a class action against Volkswagen over allegedly deadly Takata airbags has told an appeals court his case was misunderstood by the trial […]

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Mitsubishi hits back at class action, says it can’t be sued over fuel efficiency labels
Class Actions 2022-03-04 9:46 pm By Sam Matthews

Mitsubishi has denied class action allegations that it made misleading fuel efficiency representations on labels affixed to the windshields of over 70,000 Triton Utes, and […]

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Ford class action parties battle over potential appeal blowout
Class Actions 2022-02-25 3:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeal in a class action over Ford’s alleged defective Powershift transmission could blow out by a week, with the applicant filing a cross appeal […]

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Class action against Suncorp unit wants opt out notice delayed till eve of trial
Insurance 2022-02-18 1:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm behind a consumer class action against Suncorp subsidiary AAI over add-on car insurance says notices to group members should not be sent […]

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Deloitte report on Mercedes-Benz fixed-price model was ‘spin’, court hears
Automotive 2022-02-07 1:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australian Mercedes-Benz dealers behind a $650 million lawsuit over the car maker’s decision to move to a fixed-price agency model allege the car maker engaged […]

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