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

Mealey's (October 27, 2016, 9:46 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge on Oct. 18 granted preliminary approval of a 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 that 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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