Chrysler Can't Escape Defective Exhaust System Class Action

Law360, New York (March 12, 2012, 4:50 PM EDT) -- A putative class action alleging Chrysler Group LLC sold trucks with defective exhaust systems that required frequent repair can move ahead, after a South Carolina federal judge found Monday that the plaintiffs had successfully stated a claim against the company.

U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs found that despite Chrysler's claims to the contrary, the plaintiffs could continue pursuing a suit alleging that the exhaust systems in several models of Chrysler's Dodge Ram trucks were defective because they failed to effectively remove diesel byproducts, causing soot...
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