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Tesla Owner’s Bid to Avoid Arbitration in Battery Dispute Fails

Tesla Owner’s Bid to Avoid Arbitration in Battery Dispute Fails

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has dashed a Tesla owner’s plea to avoid arbitration regarding a battery dispute. Prior, a trial court ruled that Tesla Inc. can compel several used-car buyers to individually arbitrate claims that it overstates the battery life of some pre-owned electric vehicles wasn’t a final. The owners tried to appeal this but the Ninth Circuit ruled that this was not an appealable order. “The appeals court, therefore, lacks jurisdiction, the panel said.”

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