September 23, 2019 / 11:21 PM / a month ago

IN BRIEF: Judge in VW Clean Diesel MDL dismisses claims by salespeople

The federal judge in charge of the Volkswagen “clean diesel” multidistrict litigation on Friday dismissed a potential class action by commissioned salespeople who say the automaker’s emission-defeat scandal hit them in their wallets.

Senior U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco said the complaint failed to state a claim for breach of contract, fraud and related claims against Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Audi AG, two Bosch entities and individual officers.

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