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Volkswagen’s People First Warranty

March 31st, 2020

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that Volkswagen fails to honor promises in the advertising and marketing materials for its People First bumper-to-bumper New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the company promises to make “any repair to correct a defect in the manufacturer’s material or workmanship” when, according to the


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


The Safety of Volkswagen Vehicles

July 19th, 2018

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Volkswagen for allegedly misrepresenting the safety of its 2016 and 2017 models, including the Jetta, the Passat, and several Golf models. According to the plaintiffs, two of the safety systems (Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking) in the vehicles do not work properly in speeds over 18 miles


Volkswagen Routan’s Oil Filter

January 5th, 2017

January 2016: This action was dismissed. The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed while class members’ claims were dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal were not disclosed. October 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Mann+Hummel Purolator Filters, LLC for allegedly misrepresenting that one of its oil filters (Model #L36165) was safe and compatible with


The Last Mile

January 3rd, 2020

After 70 years, the Volkswagen Beetle is retiring.


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



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