Investigation and pending class action lawsuit against General Motors, Volkswagon, Honda, Subaru and OnStar Corporation due to the failure of analog OnStar equipment in automobiles manufactured by General Motors, Honda, Volkswagon, and Subaru.
OnStar provides various safety services including automatic crash notification to emergency responders. It is alleged that the General Motors, Volkswagon, Honda, Subaru and OnStar knew by August 2002 that the analog-based OnStar equipment would stop working in February 2008, but despite this knowledge continued to sell analog equipment to consumers without notifying them that the equipment would imminently cease to function.
Name (Stock Symbol)
OnStar provides voice and data equipment and services for automobiles.
Volkswagen manufactures automobiles.
General Motors Corporation (GM)
General Motors Corporation is an automobile manufacturer.
Honda Motor Co. Ltd (HMC)
Honda Motor Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells motorcycles, automobiles, and power products worldwide.
Subaru, a division of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., manufactures automobiles and trucks.
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