Major court decision against Daimler/Mercedes in diesel emissions case

Mercedes Benz Concept, Shanghai Motor Show

Judge Jose L. Linares in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey today denied motions to dismiss filed by defendants Daimler, Mercedes-Benz, and Bosch in In Re Mercedes-Benz Emissions Litigation. The following is a statement from James E. Cecchi of Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, P.C. and Steve W. Berman of […]

Truck owners file lawsuit against Ford, alleging diesel emissions cheating

Ford logo in their auto plant

Ford Motor set up software that allowed its F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks to cheat at passing federal emissions tests, according to a lawsuit filed by truck owners on Wednesday, a claim the automaker called “baseless”. The lawsuit claims Ford manipulated the emissions system in infraction of federal requirements and the affected trucks released […]

Fiat Chrysler attempting to deal with U.S. diesel emissions issue

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is still attempting to win U.S. approval to offer 2017 diesel models as the United States government chooses whether to take legal action, CEO Sergio Marchionne stated last week. In January, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) alleged the Italian-American automaker of unlawfully utilizing hidden software […]

Germany has no information from U.S. on reports of cheat device in Audi vehicles

Audi R8 e-tron images

U.S. authorities have not shared any details with Germany, concerning software application that a newspaper report stated was discovered in some Audi automobiles that decreased their carbon dioxide emissions throughout tests, a Transport Ministry representative stated on Monday. “For the moment, we have no details on this problem … The KBA (automobile authority) is ensuring […]