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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Kia Liable for $6M for Brake Defects

PennLive (via AP) reports that a New Jersey jury has found Kia liable for a defective brake system in its 1995 to 2001 Kia Sephia, and has awarded $6 million to a class of New Jersey purchasers. (Details from this press release by the plaintiffs' law firm).   Under the verdict, each car owner gets $750.  Kia has stated that it will appeal.

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