In response to a compliance warning from the Federal Trade Commission, Hyundai Motor America moved swiftly to revise some warranty language on its website and apologized “for any confusion this may have caused.”
In an April 9 letter, Lois Greisman, associate director of the commission’s Division of Marketing Practices, tells Hyundai that the agency has “concerns about certain representations your company is making regarding its warranty coverage.”
The bill, H-434, would require automakers to provide notice to consumers of their rights under the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, within 90 days after the purchase or lease of a new vehicle.
New Jersey Assembly Consumer Protection Committee Passes Mandatory Magnuson Moss Warranty Act Disclosure Requirement for Automakers
Act requires Magnuson Moss Warranty Act (MMWA) disclosure to new car buyers.
Auto Care Association Testifies in Support of New Jersey Vehicle Warranty Parts Notification Legislation
Aaron Lowe of the Auto Care Association described the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (MMWA), which contains anti-tying provisions that are some of the strongest regulations protecting consumers.
The law informs new car buyer that the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act makes it illegal for automakers or dealers to void a vehicle warranty or deny coverage under the warranty simply because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed or used on the vehicle.