MEDIA ADVISORY - Myford Touch class action commenced in Canada

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The law firm Siskinds LLP has launched a class action regarding the infotainment system MyFord Touch and the similar system, MyLincoln Touch.

MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch are the voice or touch screen infotainment systems in Ford and Lincoln vehicles that control the entertainment, climate, navigation, hands-free calling and back up camera, among other features.

The Statement of Claim alleges that despite being aware that MyFord Touch was replete with problems and often did not work as promised, Ford failed to disclose to its customers that important safety features such as the back-up camera and hands free calling may be unavailable due to persistent system malfunctions.  Further, it is alleged that Ford failed to disclose that due to problems with MyFord Touch, navigation and other features may not work as promised, causing driving distractions and loss to individuals who paid more for a Ford with the MyFord Touch infotainment system.

Canadians who have purchased a vehicle with MyFord Touch or MyLincoln Touch are encouraged to visit www.classaction.ca/Ford, email myfordtouchclassaction@siskinds.com or call 1-800-461-6166 ext. 4221 for English enquiries or ext. 2409 for French enquiries.

About Siskinds LLP

Siskinds LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in Toronto and London, and affiliate offices in Montreal and Quebec City.  Siskinds, the first law firm to secure certification of a class proceeding under the Class Proceedings Act, 1992, is one of Canada's leading class actions firms.

SOURCE Siskinds LLP

For further information: Media contact: Daniel Bach, Siskinds LLP, 100 Lombard Street, Suite 302, Toronto, ON M5C 1M3, Tel: (416) 362-8334, Email: myfordtouchclassaction@siskinds.com