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Ford US hit with lawsuits over “false and misleading” fuel efficiency claims

Across the pond in the US, Ford is being sued for “false and misleading” claims over their C-Max Hybrid and Ford Fusion Hybrid fuel efficiency figures. Officially Ford claim that they should both be capable of a rather impressive 47MPG (US) under normal driving conditions. A

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Honda Motor Co wins appeal in Civic hybrid mileage lawsuit

  In the highly publicised case brought by disgruntled Honda Civic owner Heather Peters, an LA judge has settled with Honda and they have won their appeal.  The claim had been originally been bought and won by Mrs Peters against Honda

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Woman takes Honda to small claims court over being “mislead” over MPG

A US woman, Heather Peters who “expected” her hybrid Honda Civic to achieve the 50MPG stated by the manufacturer is taking the Japanese Auto Firm to small claims court. The Los Angeles driver who is an ex layer and state worker

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