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Click here to download a PDF copy of the Bosch Settlement Claim Form.Read more ›
Law360, Los Angeles (May 24, 2017, 10:36 PM EDT) — A Volkswagen AG executive accused of aiding in the conspiracy to cover up the diesel emissions test scandal will remain in pretrial detention after a Sixth Circuit panel on Wednesday denied his bid to overturn a lower court decision that ruled him a flight risk. Oliver Schmidt, 48, is a […]Read more ›
A plaintiff tried to get discovery from VW. This is the Court’s Ruling: “In the interests of judicial efficiency and management of the Court‟s docket, the Court DENIES WITHOUT PREJUDICE Mr. Yarin’s motions for discovery. The parties to the MDL are currently processing Class Members’ claims in the 2.0-liter settlement as well as settling and resolving the remaining consumer class […]Read more ›
Volkswagen Clean Diesel Litigation Update: Please view the full Monthly Report of Independent Claims Supervisor on VW’s Progress and Compliance Related to Resolution Agreements Entered October 25, 2016. The report includes (a) amended consumer class action settlement agreement and release; (b) FTC consent order; and (c) DOJ, EPA, California AG Office, and California Air Resources Board Partial Decree.Read more ›
Lawyers at Beasley Allen have joined with several law firms to file a new class action lawsuit against Volkswagen. The filing came after it was revealed that Volkswagen used an emissions cheat device in Audi vehicles equipped with 3.0-liter gasoline engines and a specific ZF model 8HP55 transmission. Subject vehicles include the A6, A8, Q5 and Q7. In October, the […]Read more ›
Nathan Bomey , USA TODAY A federal judge on Tuesday approved one of the largest consumer settlements in U.S. history, a nearly $15 billion U.S. deal concerning Volkswagen Group’s diesel car emissions scandal. The settlement sets in motion a massive vehicle buyback program and environmental remediation efforts. U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco approved the sweeping agreement between consumers, […]Read more ›
By David Shepardson and Joseph White | DETROIT/WASHINGTON A Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) engineer pleaded guilty on Friday to helping the German automaker evade U.S. emission standards, and his lawyer said he would cooperate with federal authorities in their criminal probe. James Liang, who has worked for VW since 1983 and was part of a team of engineers who developed a […]Read more ›
A Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiring to defraud regulators and car owners, in the first criminal charges stemming from the American investigation into the German carmaker’s emissions deception. The case against the engineer, James Robert Liang, who pleaded guilty in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, adds to the pressure on the company, […]Read more ›
A Volkswagen engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company’s emissions cheating scandal, advancing a criminal investigation by agreeing to testify against others. James Robert Liang, 62, of Newbury Park, California, entered the plea Friday in U.S. District Court in Detroit to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government through wire fraud. Liang is the […]Read more ›
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