California Supreme Court Watch

Oct 25, 2023
Kielar v. Superior Court (Hyundai Motor America), S281937.

#23-209 Kielar v. Superior Court (Hyundai Motor America), S281937. (C096773; 94 Cal.App.5th 614; Placer County Superior Court; SCV0048230.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Ford Motor Warranty Cases, S279969 (#23-148), which presents the following issue: Do manufacturers’ express or implied warranties that accompany a vehicle at the time of sale constitute obligations arising from the sale contract, permitting manufacturers to enforce an arbitration agreement in the contract pursuant to equitable estoppel?

Petition for review granted; briefing deferred: 10/25/2023

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.