Defendants DCH Torrance Imports, Inc., Lithia Motors Support Services, Inc., and DCH Auto Group’s Motion to Dismiss the Action for Unjustified Failure to Prosecute is GRANTED. The action is dismissed without prejudice.

Defendants move the court to dismiss the action pursuant to CCP §§ 583.410 and 583.420(a)(2) as well as CRC 3.1340. The instant action was filed on April 29, 2016. The court ordered the parties to arbitration and Brown has not completed the arbitration process, is no longer communicating with Defendant’s counsel, and is unreachable by telephone or mail. (Christianson Decl. ¶¶ 10-13.) It appears Plaintiff has abandoned his case. “The court on its own motion or on motion of the defendant may dismiss an action under Code of Civil Procedure sections 583.410–583.430 for delay in prosecution if the action has not been brought to trial or conditionally settled within two years after the action was commenced against the defendant.” (CRC 3.1340(a........