Drivers Say Mercedes Is Stalling NJ Emissions Cheating Suit

Law360 (April 25, 2019, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Letters signed in March and made public in New Jersey federal court records on Wednesday show a group of drivers accusing Mercedes-Benz USA LLC of bringing a lawsuit over alleged emissions test cheating to a “full stop.”

The drivers had been seeking the appointment of a special master to oversee discovery in the three-year-old case charging the automaker, Daimler AG and Robert Bosch LLC of knowingly selling cars equipped with emissions test-evading devices. While Mercedes claimed the appointment was premature, the drivers argued this rebuttal is part of an unsavory strategy to keep the lawsuit idling.

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February 18, 2016

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