DCX sued by 7 buyers of 'recycled lemons'

Moskal, Jerry
May 2001
Automotive News;5/21/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5931, p22
Trade Publication
Focuses on the class-action lawsuit filed by several North Carolina residents against DaimlerChrysler's buy-back program that repairs and resells defective vehicles. Claim of the buyers in the lawsuit they filed against the automaker; Opinion of DaimlerChrysler assistant general counsel Steven Hantler on the suit; Lawsuit filed by Peter and Frances Pleskach against Chrysler Corp.


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