Repairer Driven News reported that a Hyundai lawsuit alleging Rydell Chevrolet’s “Genuine OEM Parts” practices violates its trademarks, misrepresents international parts and unfairly competes is moving forward in a federal Iowa District Court.
The case in September survived a Rydell motion to dismiss, and Rydell filed its answer denying the allegations Oct. 1st.
Hyundai alleges that Rydell is selling gray-market parts – likely intended for use in Hyundai vehicles in other countries and possibly even counterfeit – as “Genuine OEM Parts.”
Rydell has denied all allegations and said it lacks enough knowledge to respond to them.
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