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BMW Excessive Oil Consumption Suit Advances in Ohio

Jan. 22, 2020, 5:22 PM

BMW of North America LLC must continue defending suits by seven drivers who allege a defect causes the high performance engines in their cars to consume oil at an excessive rate, a federal trial court in Ohio said.

Gary Grover and the others have alleged state and federal warranty claims, and claims under Ohio’s consumer protection law, that are logically related and therefore properly joined, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio said.

Although the cars are different model years, bought at different times and from different dealerships, the claims all arise from the same facts, the...

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