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Fiat Chrysler Faces Narrowed Suit Over Buggy Infotainment System

Jan. 18, 2022, 5:40 PM

FCA US LLC got litigation trimmed down over its allegedly flawed “Uconnect” infotainment system in certain vehicles, when a Michigan federal court barred the owners from representing a nationwide class but allowed most of their statewide claims.

Edward Pistorio and others alleged their 2017-2019 Chrysler Pacifica and Chrysler 300 vehicles had glitches that caused frozen screens, loss of back-up camera and navigation functions, and other problems.

But the plaintiffs—who live in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Michigan—lack standing to sue on behalf of car owners who live in other states, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of ...

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