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Mercedes, Toyota See Panoramic Sunroof Cases Play Out Differently

The sagas of the panoramic sunroof, and allegations that a number of vehicle manufacturers use “defective” products that result in shattered glass, continue through U.S. courts. While one manufacturer appears to be gearing up to contest the allegations in Georgia, … Continue reading

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Toyota Hit with Lawsuit Alleging ‘Defective’ Panoramic Sunroofs

Toyota is the most recent major vehicle manufacturer, along with Mercedes and Nissan, to face a lawsuit alleging “defective” panoramic sunroofs on certain models. All three lawsuits deliver similar arguments and point to the complexity that comes with manufacturing the … Continue reading

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Mercedes Sued for Allegedly ‘Defective’ Panoramic Sunroofs

A new class action lawsuit filed in Georgia alleges that the panoramic sunroofs on select Mercedes Benz models ranging from 2006 forward contain a “defect.” The plaintiffs allege that the panoramic sunroofs have a “propensity to shatter under normal driving … Continue reading

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Mercedes Recalls Additional 2001-2011 Models for Detaching Sunroofs

The continuation of a 2017 investigation into the bonding between the glass sunroof panel and the sliding roof frame on a number of Mercedes-Benz models has resulted in the recall of an additional 123,696 vehicles. In late 2019, Mercedes recalled … Continue reading

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Man Sues Mercedes After Soft-Close Door Chops Off His Thumb

Richard J. Kastigar, Jr. is taking Mercedes to court after his 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450’s soft-close door ripped off part of his thumb in October, a full year after he first leased the car. Click here to read more.  

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Mercedes Calls for OEM Glass in Windshield Replacement

Mercedes Benz USA “strongly recommends” using its glass for windshield replacements in a new position statement. Continue reading

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