August 1, 2019 / 10:34 PM / 18 days ago

Judge tosses part of N.J. lawsuit over Ford Explorer police vehicles

A federal judge in New Jersey has dismissed part of a proposed class action accusing Ford Motor Co of selling defective police cars to towns across the state that leaked exhaust into passenger compartments, exposing occupants to carbon monoxide.

In a decision on Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp in Trenton tossed claims that Ford violated the state’s so-called Firefighters’ Act by putting the health and safety law enforcement officers at risk, one of two counts in the lawsuit.

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