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Porsche – Moteurs à essence/Gasoline Engines

WHAT IS THIS CLASS ACTION ABOUT?

On March 8th, 2021, an Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action was filed into the court record at the Superior Court of Québec against Volkswagen AG, Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG et Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. (the “Defendants”). The Application alleges that the Defendants have breached their legal and statutory obligations, including fraudulently manipulating the compliance tests of 2007 through 2018 model year gasoline-powered Porsche vehicles sold in Canada (the "Vehicles") so that the Vehicles emit more pollutants and consume more gasoline on the road than when the Vehicles were tested for compliance.

WHO IS A CLASS MEMBER?

Any person who has purchased or leased in Quebec a gasoline-powered Porsche vehicle of a model year from 2007 to 2018.

WHAT STAGE HAS THE CLASS ACTION REACHED?

The class action is currently at the authorisation stage.

HOW CAN I STAY INFORMED REGARDING THE UPCOMING STEPS IN THIS CASE?

If you are a class member, you can subscribe to our mailing list to receive email updates on important developments occurring in the file.

For more information, you can also directly contact Belleau Lapointe.


Chronology

March 8th, 2021

Filing of the Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action