The Department of Justice filed the complaint on May 23, claiming FCA installed the software in 104,000 diesel Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles. The filing comes days after FCA submitted a proposed software modification to resolve the issue.
May 30, 2017
This latest settlement, announced on March 30, will be paid to Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. The settlement was negotiated with attorneys general from each state.
April 4, 2017
A federal judge on Monday granted final approval to Volkswagen AG’s $1.67 billion settlement with 652 VW-branded franchised dealers in connection with the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal.
January 24, 2017
Aside from the $4.3 Billion settlement, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that six Volkswagen executives and employees were indicted for their role in the decade-long conspiracy to cheat U.S. emissions tests.
January 10, 2017
Volkswagen has reached an agreement to settle claims relating to its 3.0L V-6 TDI engines, committing to buy back a quarter of those vehicles. The automaker will also set aside $225 million for emissions reduction, and pay $25 million to support the use of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) in California.
December 21, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission said this week it has received reports that some dealers and private parties are attempting to take advantage of Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal.
August 11, 2016
Volkswagen has agreed to give buyers of the nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States with the emissions cheating software the option of selling the cars back or getting them fixed, a judge announced April 21.
April 21, 2016
A family-owned dealer group has filed a class action lawsuit against Volkswagen for intentionally defrauding dealers by installing defeat devices in its diesel cars. The dealer group is also claiming that Volkswagen separately carried out an illegal pricing and allocation scheme that favored some dealers over others.
April 7, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking a court order against Volkswagen that would require the manufacturer to compensate American consumers who bought or leased a vehicle equipped emissions cheat software. Volkswagen has also been granted an extension to come up with a detailed plan to recall 600,000 affected diesel vehicles.
March 29, 2016