The Latest Volkswagen News From Keller Rohrback
Class and government settlements create funding pool of up to $10.033 billion for affected consumers plus $4.7 billion for environmental impact to hold VW accountable for emissions conduct.
Keller Rohrback’s managing partner Lynn Sarko has been appointed to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the landmark litigation to hold Volkswagen, Porsche, and Audi accountable to consumers for developing and marketing so-called clean diesel vehicles.
National class action firm Keller Rohrback L.L.P. is investigating claims particular to diesel Porsche Cayenne owners and lessors as part of its larger effort on behalf of Volkswagen “clean diesel” consumers nationwide.
As reported in The New York Times Porsche is halting sales of its SUV Cayenne model years 2014-2016 following Volkswagen’s allegedly limited acknowledgement that defeat device software was on smaller diesel engines, used in certain Volkswagen and Audi cars. To date, Volkswagen and Audi have not acknowledged the presence of the defeat devices in Porsche Cayennes.
Keller Rohrback is warning consumers to be careful about taking part in Volkswagen’s new TDI Customer Goodwill Package. According to media reports, Volkswagen will officially announce the program tomorrow, but some users are already able to sign up for it today.
On September 23rd, attorneys from Keller Rohrback filed a class action lawsuit against Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. and Germany-based Volkswagen AG on behalf of consumers who purchased Volkswagen “clean” diesel cars that, in fact would have been more accurately described as “dirty” diesel cars.
Today federal regulators announced that additional Volkswagen vehicles, as well as Porsche vehicles, allegedly violate emissions standards. The Environmental Protection Agency’s notice indicates that Volkswagen’s alleged diesel emissions cheating extends well beyond smaller passenger vehicles and also includes SUVs such as the 2014 VW Touareg and 2016 Audi Quattro.