Prius HVAC Systems Make Cars Smell Like Urine, Socks, Suit Says

Numerous models of Toyota Motor Corp.’s Prius hybrid autos have a design flaw that will allow dampness to build up in the heating and air conditioning technique, major to harmful microbial advancement and foul odors, including urine odor and “sweaty socks,” reported a client in a class action lawsuit submitted Wednesday.

Toyota hid the difficulty and built income in “specialty filters, HVAC upkeep and other“ fix ”fees,” and advertising far more Priuses, promises James Bettles in the lawsuit.

He’s trying to stand for a statewide and a California class in the US District Courtroom for the Central District …