FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2012 file phtoo, Heather Peters, who says her 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid, rear, never achieved the 50 mpg Honda claimed in its advertising, talks with reporters outside small ... more 
FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2012 file phtoo, Heather Peters, who says her 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid, rear, never achieved the 50 mpg Honda claimed in its advertising, talks with reporters outside small claims court in Torrrance, Calif. Honda appealed the $9,867 award to Peters who sued the giant automaker. She sued individually to avoid being part of a class action that promised participants only $200 each in a settlement with Honda. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Reed Saxon, File
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