Truck Buyers Seek Cert. In GM Diesel Economy Suit

Law360, New York (January 26, 2016, 5:52 PM EST) -- Truck buyers accusing General Motors LLC and an engine maker of misrepresenting the fuel economy of certain diesel trucks asked a California federal judge on Monday to certify a class from two states, contending that each of the vehicles' engines contained identical allegedly defective exhaust systems that skimped on fuel mileage.

Every potential class member in either California or Michigan purchased a GM truck equipped with the same DMAX Ltd. motor, with the same exhaust system and the same impression that his or her vehicle was free from problems with the trucks' diesel particulate filters and would get the fuel efficiency...

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