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Mercedes-Benz Ordered By German Court To Pay Fines

In a recent development, a Stuttgart court has dealt a severe blow to German automaker Mercedes-Benz, ruling in favor of damages related to the use of cheat devices in its diesel cars to trick emission readings. The decision of the Stuttgart court was earlier affirmed by the higher regional court. The Stuttgart Court Ruling The latest developments came from Reuters today. So far, we don’t know the specifics of the ruling yet as well as the penalty imposed by the court to the three-pointed star marque. However, as a recap, the accusations revolve around the issue that the luxury car manufacturer installed cheat devices or software in its cars. These… Continue Reading »


Trial Commences for Mercedes Over Dieselgate Scandal

Billions of fines and numerous recall later, the Dieselgate Scandal continues to haunt Mercedes-Benz up to this day. Last Tuesday, the trial for the class-action lawsuit against the automaker commenced in a German court. The lawsuit was filed by Germany’s largest consumer protection and advocacy group called Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband or VZBV. It alleged that the company used devices to manipulate the diesel emissions of its GLK and GLC SUV models to reflect lesser pollutant levels than they do in actual traffic conditions. The court in Stuttgart will determine whether or not Mercedes has knowingly deceived its customers by controlling the data of its exhaust gasses. Should the company be found… Continue Reading »


Mercedes BlueTec Models Take a Bump with a New Lawsuit

In February, Mercedes-Benz was dragged into a class action suit filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. In the suit filed by Texas law firm Hagens Berman, it was alleged that the three-pointed star brand used a cheat device to manipulate the emission figures of its BlueTec diesel models. The emission issue pointed out by the lawsuit was similar to the controversy that Volkswagen got itself into last year, which led to the resignation of its former CEO Martin Winterkorn. According to Autoblog, Hagens Berman claimed that they tested the BlueTec vehicles of Mercedes at highway speeds. Then they found out that it consistently failed to meet emission… Continue Reading »


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