Daimler has reached vehicles in the USA, a stage victory in the legal dispute over the alleged exhaust gas dizziness in the case of Diesel. The competent court in Newark in the state of New Jersey dismissed a class-action suit by car owners.
The judge held the in February, filed suit in the crucial points is inadequate. He gave the plaintiffs the Chance, their allegations in a revised Form to re-submit.
lawsuit for misleading advertising
The buyer of the Mercedes models had argued that the Stuttgart-based car maker have deceived you with advertising statements about a low pollutant emission at Blue-Tec diesel engines. They later found that the exhaust values were higher than in the United States are allowed. According to the judge, the plaintiff could not demonstrate, however, that you have seen the ads, actually.
plaintiffs ‘ attorney Steve Berman showed up on demand, however, to be optimistic, but to achieve a success before the court. It should be Easy to fix by the judge complained of defects. In addition, only one of the two collection had not yet been dismissed complaints his office.
In the case of the accusations it comes to the nitrogen oxide emissions of vehicles with BlueTec diesel engines. Daimler is suspected to have the measured values, similar to how Volkswagen in the exhaust – scandal-with an illegal defeat device (“defeat device”) will be manipulated.
In South Korea, was sentenced VW currently due to misleading advertising to make a payment of 30 million Euro.
U.S. environmental protection Agency conducts the investigation, a
A company spokesman wanted to make to the court decision-no comment. Daimler has rejected the allegations but repeated as baseless. So far, the U.S. environmental protection Agency, EPA, has accused only VW of the exhaust gas fraud. However, the US regulators have initiated in the Wake of the lawsuit against Daimler for an investigation.