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Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Case(s): John True, et al. v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Case No. 7-cv-287-VAP-OP, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Website of the Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Administrator (FILE YOUR CLAIM HERE): www.HCHSettlement.com
Address to submit a claim form (REQUIRED):
Details: The Honda Civic Hybrid settlement will resolve a 2010 class action lawsuit alleging that the fuel economy estimates Honda advertised for the Honda Civic Hybrid could not be achieved under normal driving conditions. The class action lawsuit also claimed a July 2010 Honda software update to the Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) battery system negatively impacted the fuel economy and performance of its 2006, 2007 and 2008 Civic Hybrids.
Honda denies the allegations but has agreed to a class action lawsuit settlement to resolve the litigation.
Class Members of the Honda Civic Hybrid class action lawsuit settlement include anyone in the United States and/or District of Columbia who purchased or leased a 2003 through 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid, other than for the purpose of resale or distribution.
The Civic Hybrid settlement also includes a subclass of anyone who purchased or leased, other than for resale or distribution, a Honda Civic Hybrid model year 2006, 2007 or 2008.
On March 16, 2012, the San Diego Superior Court approved the class action lawsuit settlement. Class Members can file a claim to receive the following benefits:
(1) Cash Payments. If you are dissatisfied with the fuel economy you have achieved in your Honda Civic Hybrid, you can receive a cash payment of $100. If you are a Subclass Member and are dissatisfied the performance of your vehicle's hybrid battery or the July 2010 Software Update, you can receive an additional $100.
(2) Rebate Certificates. In addition to the cash payment, all Settlement Class Members will be entitled to request a rebate certificate entitling them to either a $1,000 non-transferable rebate on the purchase or lease of a new Honda or Acura vehicle, or a $500 fully transferable rebate. Subclass Members can receive an additional $500 fully transferable rebate certificate.
Class Members of the Honda Civic Hybrid settlement can also receive an IMA Warranty Extension or a Fuel Economy Video describing ways to maximize and optimize vehicle fuel economy.
More details on the Honda Civic Hybrid class action settlement benefits can be found at www.HCHSettlement.com.
To receive any of these settlement benefits, you must submit a claim form no later than April 19, 2013.
Purchased or Leased: 2003-2009 model year Honda Civic Hybrid
Claims must be postmarked by: 4/19/13
Settlement Administrator(s): Rust Consulting, Inc.
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Last Updated on Monday, 22 April 2013 19:16