GM Can't Crush Truck Buyers' Diesel Economy Class Action

Law360, New York (November 13, 2015, 6:34 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday again shot down General Motors' efforts to shake a putative class action accusing it of misrepresenting the fuel economy of certain diesel trucks, finding truck buyers have adequately alleged the automaker violated state law by concealing important information about the vehicles' fuel mileage.

U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow concluded that after being given the opportunity to amend their allegations, plaintiffs Rene Acedo and Kenneth Dzieciolowski again succeeded in properly alleging their fraudulent omissions claims under Michigan and California law, but failed for a second time in their attempt to prove the automaker actively misrepresented...

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