BMW Hit With Class Suit Alleging Faulty Electric Vehicles

(May 18, 2016, 12:27 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California man filed a class complaint on May 17 in a California federal court against BMW North America LLC, alleging that the company’s “Range Extender” feature, which is supposed to double the BMW i3 REx’s electronic driving range per charge, is faulty and when engaged fails to produce enough power to maintain normal operation of the vehicle (Edo Tsoar, et al. v. BMW of North America, LLC, et al., No. 16-3386, C.D. Calif.).

(Complaint available. Document #43-160520-009C.)

“One afternoon, while traveling in...
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