VW diesel class actions News

Federal Judge Permits Some VW Investor Claims Over Diesel Scandal

A federal judge in California on Wednesday allowed some claims to proceed by investors who sued Volkswagen AG over its diesel emissions scandal, but agreed to the German automaker’s request to dismiss parts of the lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Charles …

UK Legal Action Launched Against Volkswagen over Emissions Scandal

A British law firm has launched legal action against Volkswagen, seeking thousands of pounds of compensation each for UK drivers affected by the carmaker’s emissions scandal. The German company is involved in lawsuits in several countries and is racing to …

Judge Rules VW Must Face U.S. Investor Lawsuit Over Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen AG and former Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn must defend an investor lawsuit in California over the company’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, a U.S. judge has ruled. The plaintiffs, mostly U.S. municipal pension funds, have accused VW of not …

VW Claims Costs in U.S. for Emissions Scam Top $17 Billion with More to Come

Volkswagen AG has agreed to a $1 billion settlement to fix or buy back another 80,000 polluting diesel vehicles sold in the United States as the German automaker on Tuesday took new steps to put its emissions cheating scandal behind …

Boston Municipal Fund Files Bondholder Class Action Against VW for Diesel Scandal

Boston Retirement System, the public pension fund for Boston municipal employees, filed the first bondholders proposed class action against Volkswagen AG related to the company’s diesel emissions scandal, law firm Labaton Sucharow LLP said. The lawsuit, which also names as …

California Judge Breyer Expected to Combine, Expedite VW Diesel Claims

A San Francisco judge who is the brother of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will oversee more than 500 consumer lawsuits against Volkswagen AG over claims of economic losses connected to rigged emissions-testing software. U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer …

Florida Resident Files $5M Suit Against Volkswagen

A Fort Myers law firm has filed suit against Volkswagen in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and seeks more than $5 million in damages, accusing the carmaker of false advertising and other deceptive practices. …

VW Reports Business-as-Usual at Tennessee Plant Despite Scandal

Inside Volkswagen’s only U.S. assembly plant there’s little hint of the diesel emissions cheating scandal embroiling the German automaker around the world. Sparks fly off robotic welding arms, new versions of the Passat sedan roll off the line and workers …

U.S. Investors Sue Volkswagen Over Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen AG was accused in a lawsuit of scheming to defraud U.S. investors who paid artificially inflated prices for the company’s foreign shares while it cheated on vehicle emissions tests. In what may be the first investor suit over Volkswagen’s …

Car Dealers Sue Volkswagen Over Losses Tied to Diesel Cheating

Independent car dealerships sued Volkswagen AG in California on Thursday over losses they say they will incur following revelations that the company fitted some diesel models with software to cheat on U.S. vehicle emissions tests. The proposed class action was …