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Fuel System Cleaner and Diesel Guard

March 5th, 2019

February 2019: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-241, W. D. WA.) January 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Additech, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising that the fuel additives Fuel System Cleaner and Diesel Guard clean and prevent carbon buildup on an engine’s intake valve to provide various benefits – including


EcoDiesel Vehicles

January 25th, 2019

October 2018: The Cox and Lucas cases were transferred to the multidistrict litigation in California to be heard with the other similar cases. (MDL No. 2777) September 2018: Two more lawsuits were filed against FCA US, LLC similarly alleging that software in its vehicles cause them to emit more nitrogen oxides (NOx) during normal driving


Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Vehicles

January 25th, 2019

October 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement that resolves consumers’ class-action lawsuits against Volkswagen and Audi. According to the settlement terms: Class members who own eligible vehicles may receive a cash payment and have Volkswagen either buyback or fix their vehicles; Class members who lease eligible vehicles may receive a


General Motors Diesel Automobiles

November 27th, 2018

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors for allegedly misleadingly advertising the durability, longevity, and fuel economy of its diesel automobiles when, according to plaintiffs, a pump in the vehicles is not compatible with American diesel fuel and leads to engine failure without warning. (Moonan et al v. General Motors LLC,


Ford’s Diesel Vehicles

November 27th, 2018

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly misleadingly advertising the durability, longevity, and fuel economy of its diesel vehicles when, according to plaintiffs, a pump in the vehicles is not compatible with American diesel fuel and leads to engine failure without warning. (Farlow et al v. Ford Motor


Cummins Diesel Engines

June 6th, 2018

February 2017: This case was consolidated with another similar lawsuit, Bledsoe v. FCA US LLC and Cummins Inc. (Case No. 16-cv-14024, E. D. MI.) Click here to learn more about the status of the case. December 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Chrysler Group and Cummins Inc. regarding the marketing of vehicles with Cummins


Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty Diesel Vehicles

May 8th, 2018

In January and April 2018, two class-action lawsuits were filed against Ford Motor Company for allegedly deceptively advertising its F-250 and F-350 Super Duty vehicles as being the “Cleanest Super Duty Diesel Ever” with reduced nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions when, according to the complaint, the vehicles have a device that turns down the emission controls


BMW X5 and 355d Diesel Vehicles

April 5th, 2018

In March 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against BMW for allegedly promoting its X5 xDrive35d and 355d diesel vehicles as clean, environmentally friendly, emitting “[l]ess emissions,” and meeting emissions standards in all 50 states when, according to the complaint, testing shows that the vehicles emit higher levels of NOx than gasoline vehicles, as well


BlueTEC Vehicles

April 24th, 2019

March 2019: Plaintiffs filed a Fifth Consolidated and Amended Class Action Complaint similarly alleging that Mercedes BlueTEC “Clean Diesel” vehicles are marketed as being “earth-friendly” and producing “fewer greenhouse gases than gasoline” when, according to the complaint, the vehicles emit more of the dangerous oxides of nitrogen (NOx) than advertised. February 2019: A federal judge


Audi Gasoline Vehicles

January 25th, 2019

January 2019: This case was transferred to a California court to be heard with other similar cases in a multidistrict litigation. (In Re: Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2672) December 2018: This action was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-1558, E. D. VA.) November 2018: A false


Audi’s Representations

January 25th, 2019

Multiple class-action lawsuits were filed against Audi alleging that the auto company makes false representations about the amount of carbon dioxide emission for several Audi models. According to the plaintiffs, Audi vehicles – including the A6, A8, Q5, and Q7 models – were equipped with a “defeat device” designed to limit emissions when the vehicle


Dodge Rams

January 24th, 2019

May 2018: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint. March 2018: A federal judge dismissed the consolidated complaint finding that the allegations were conclusory and failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. The judge also found that the plaintiffs did not have standing. To read the full decision, click here. February 2017: This


Silverado and Sierra HD Vehicles with Duramax Engines

January 24th, 2019

August 2018: A federal judge granted part of General Motor’s motion for judgment on the pleadings and dismissed or struck some of the claims in the complaint. The remaining claims will move forward. To learn more about the dismissed and continuing claims, click here to read the court order. 2017: A Consolidated Class Action Complaint


Bosch’s CP4 Fuel Injection Pump

January 15th, 2019

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Robert Bosch GMBH and several car manufacturers – including Ford and General Motors – for allegedly claiming that the Bosch CP4 fuel injection system is reliable, durable, powerful, and fuel efficient when, according to plaintiffs, a pump used in the system isn’t compatible with American diesel


Chevrolet Cruze

July 6th, 2017

February 2017: A federal judge dismissed the breach of contract claims . False advertising claims will move forward. July 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors for allegedly deceptively marketing the Chevrolet Cruze as a “Clean Diesel” vehicle that meets regulatory standards and is environmentally friendly and fuel efficient when, according to plaintiffs,


GM’s Chevrolet Cruze Vehicles

July 6th, 2017

July 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. June 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors for allegedly marketing its Cruze diesel vehicles as being “clean diesel” and complying with regulatory standards when, according to the complaint, the company programmed the vehicles to turn off



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