Judge Trims Class Action Over Volvo Engines

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 8:01 PM EST) -- A North Carolina federal judge on Friday tossed a fraud claim and a large chunk of two other allegations in a proposed class action accusing two Volvo Group units of hiding an engine defect from consumers.

A group of 15 plaintiffs filed suit against Volvo Group North America LLC and Volvo Trucks North America Inc. in October, claiming the units knew about a defect in its D13 and D16 truck engines that caused consistent breakdowns, but that they refused to tell customers about it and did...
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