Bosch Says VW Dealers Can't Show Harm In RICO Action
Law360, San Francisco (October 17, 2017, 6:51 PM EDT) -- Robert Bosch GmbH Inc. asked a California federal judge Tuesday to end a putative racketeering class action brought by dealerships alleging the auto parts maker helped Volkswagen AG skirt emissions regulations, saying there's no evidence Bosch knew what its parts were used for or that dealerships were injured by the scheme.
The franchise dealers, who already reached a $1.2 billion settlement with Volkswagen over the emissions scandal, accused Bosch of knowingly assisting VW by creating the defeat device that hid from from drivers and government regulators the "clean diesel" cars' substandard emissions rates. But Matthew Slater of Cleary Gottlieb Steen &...
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