California Federal Judge Eyes Proposed Settlement Of VW Franchisees’ Class Action

Mealey's (October 19, 2016, 5:34 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge held a hearing Oct. 18 on a proposed settlement of a class action against Volkswagen Group of America Inc. that would create a $1.21 billion settlement fund and provide additional benefits to all 652 VW franchise dealers in the United States who suffered as a result of the diesel emissions cheating scandal (In re:  Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2672; Napleton Orlando Imports LLC, et al. v. Volkswagen Group of America Inc.,...
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