Audi Gasoline Vehicles

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 advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Volkswagen. Among other things, the complaint alleges that the company deceptively advertises various Audi vehicles as being environmentally friendly and having low emissions levels that comply with federal and state laws and regulations when, according to plaintiffs, the vehicles are programmed to detect when they’re being tested so that they have reduced emissions during testing but not during actual driving. (Yockey et al v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., Case No. 2018-157687, Virginia State Court – Fairfax County)

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