Louisville, Ky. – A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a Louisville resident against auto-maker Volkswagen.
Earlier this week the German automobile maker admitted that it had installed devices in its clean diesel cars that give inaccurate results during emissions standard testing. Nearly 11 million cars are affected, 500,000 in the United States. The emit as much as 40 times more nitrogen oxides than allowed under federal law.
The affected diesel vehicles are 2009-2015 Jettas, 2010-2015 Audi A3s and Golfs, and 2012-2015 Beetles and Passats.
Alex Davis, a Louisville attorney, filed the lawsuit on behalf of Robert Wager, who according to the suit paid more for a 2015 VW Gold because of it’s purported clean diesel features.