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Drivers Hit VW With Consolidated Claims In Emissions MDL

Law360, New York (February 24, 2016, 4:27 PM EST) -- Some 500 Volkswagen drivers have hit the beleaguered car manufacturer with their first consolidated complaint in the sprawling multidistrict litigation in California over the company's cheating on emissions standards, contending the fraud is taking a financial, environmental and human toll.

In a more than 700-page complaint filed Feb. 22, the motorists said Volkswagen AG cheated its way to the top of the automotive industry, duping hundreds of thousands of drivers willing to pay a premium for “clean” vehicles by providing them with cars fitted with devices designed to evade emissions standards instead. The drivers allege violations of the Racketeer Influenced and...

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