February 2017: A federal judge dismissed the breach of contract claims When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. False advertising claims will move forward.

July 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors for allegedly deceptively marketing the Chevrolet Cruze as a “Clean Diesel” vehicle that meets regulatory standards and is environmentally friendly and fuel efficient when, according to plaintiffs, the company has programmed the emission system to reduce effectiveness or turn off during normal driving conditions and the Cruze emits more pollutants than federal and state laws allow. (Counts et al v. General Motors LLC, Case No. 16-cv-12541, E.D. Mich.)

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GM’s Chevrolet Cruze Vehicles

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GM’s Chevrolet Cruze Vehicles

July 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been…

MPGs of Chevy Sonics

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MPGs of Chevy Sonics

In November 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against GM for allegedly falsely marketing 2014-2016 Chevrolet Sonics as being rated by the EPA as getting 40 miles per…


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