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Hyundai Issues Electric Vehicle Recall

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  March 1, 2021
  Auto Recalls, Chevrolet, Hyundai, News, Recalls

Hyundai Issues Electric Vehicle Recall Kona Electric and Ioniq Electric Cars Catch Fire Car manufacturer Hyundai has issued its second recall of electric vehicles in less than a year. In October of 2020, 12 fires were reported in Kona Electric cars, causing the company to recall 6,707 vehicles. The fault lies in the batteries. Software...read more

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5 New Cars to Avoid This Year

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  February 2, 2021
  Uncategorized

Today, most cars are produced and sold to maximize safety and comfort for vehicle occupants. Nearly all car manufacturers try to hit those buzzwords you’re looking for to showcase their vehicle’s superiority over the competition: high-performance, luxurious, innovative, eco-friendly, and affordable. But that doesn’t mean that all cars are created equal in terms of performance...read more

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What Is Recall Clustering?

By Norman Taylor & Associates

Recall clustering is a phenomenon that occurs when automakers delay recalls to minimize stock penalties and avoid being the first safety issue in a news cycle. Researchers at Notre Dame recently uncovered the problematic trend in a study called, “Hiding in the Herd: The Product Recall Clustering Phenomenon.” After analyzing 3,117 auto recalls over a 48-year period, researchers...read more

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Troublesome Alfa Romeo Stelvio Vehicles Recalled for Numerous Defects

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  January 14, 2021
  Lemon Law, News, Recalls

Naturally, many people who buy “luxury vehicles” expect them to be beautiful, high-performance, durable, and equipped with high-quality features. Yet, even the newest and best-in-class vehicles can prove to be troublesome. That seems to be the case with some of the latest Alfa Romeo vehicles, including the 2018 Stelvio which has been recalled by the National...read more

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Do I Have a Lemon Vehicle If My Car Was Recalled?

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  December 11, 2020
  Lemon Law, Recalls

While a recalled vehicle and a lemon have similarities, they are viewed quite differently under the law. What Is a Recall? It is important first to understand how a recall is determined on a national level. When the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) deems that a specific vehicle, part, or add-on is no longer meeting the...read more

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October is National Fall Car Care Month

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  October 23, 2020
  News

October is National Fall Car Care Month. Every year, the Car Care Council designates two months out of the year to bring awareness to the importance of regular car care – one in the spring and one in the fall. In the springtime, winter is ending and cars should be prepared for spring driving and summer road...read more

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Common Transmission Problems in Lemon Law Cases

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  October 14, 2020
  Transmission Defects

It probably goes without saying that a vehicle without a properly operating or functioning transmission system will inevitably run into some problems. As experts in the field of lemon law, the attorneys at Norman Taylor & Associates know all too well about common transmission problems that occur because of defective vehicle parts. Here are some...read more

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What If My Manufacturer Won’t Refund or Replace my Vehicle?

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  September 18, 2020
  Lemon Law

As a vehicle owner, you should understand the legal rights you have and the responsibilities of your vehicle’s manufacturer. In California, lemon law protects you from being sold and stuck with a vehicle that has a defective part. If you have the original warranty, the vehicle manufacturer must attempt to repair the vehicle a “reasonable” number of...read more

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Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses Audi of Start-Stop Malfunctions

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  September 9, 2020
  Audi

The automobile manufacturer, Audi, is one of the latest companies hit with a class-action lawsuit for a defective part. The lawsuit claims that Audi willfully ignored an auto defect in the start/stop function in thousands of 2017-2020 vehicles that is “dangerous to drivers, vehicle occupants and innocent bystanders” and “could result in injuries or even...read more

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Chevy Cobalt and Chevrolet HHR Fuel Leaks Under Investigation

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  August 14, 2020
  Chevrolet

The U.S. government’s road safety agency recently opened an investigation into possible fuel leaks by more than 614,000 vehicles manufactured by General Motors. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that it received more than 200 complaints from vehicle owners with 2008-2010 Cobalt cars and 2008-2009 Chevrolet HHR SUVs. Thirty-nine of the complaints specified that there...read more

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General Motors Class Action Alleges Engine Oil Guzzling Defect

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  August 10, 2020
  General Motors, Lemon Law

General Motors was hit with a certified class action lawsuit earlier this year. The lawsuit was originally dismissed in 2017 before the plaintiffs amended their complaint, which now alleges that the Gen IV Vortec 5300 engines, used in 2010-2014 vehicles, have defects that cause excessive oil consumption and damage the entire engine. Safety Concerns and Fraudulent...read more

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6 Steps to Preparing Your Lemon Law Claim

By Norman Taylor & Associates
  July 13, 2020
  Lemon Law

The excitement of buying a car can quickly turn sour when you find out that you may have purchased a lemon. These vehicles are not just a costly inconvenience but can affect your vehicle’s use, value, and safety. Not every troublesome car is a lemon, but if you believe that you even possibly have one...read more

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