Motors Chrysler “unusable”?

News 14 July, 2017
  • Michael Nguyen

    Thursday, 13 July, 2017 21:54

    Thursday, 13 July, 2017 21:54

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    A request for collective action against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to the alleged failure in some diesel engines has just been filed here, a few days after a similar request to the United States.

    “These engines are unmarketable, unreliable, and unusable “, one can read in the court document filed this week at the palais de justice of Montreal.

    Marc Deshaies, who is shown in the header of the collective action, explains in the lawsuit have purchased a Dodge 2500 in April 2016. The vehicle was equipped with an engine 6.7 L diesel touted by the company for its quality and fuel economy, among others. But he quickly became disillusioned.

    The Dodge Ram

    “The consumption of gasoline did not correspond to what was proclaimed,” says the court document.

    The application of collective action models Dodge Ram 2500 or 3500 purchased between 2013 and 2017 and which are equipped with a Cummins diesel engine 6.7 L. According to the civil lawsuit, these engines are not as environmentally friendly as one might imagine, since the particulate emissions exceed the environmental standards, which recalls the scandal of Volkswagen-fixing.

    And to clean the particulate filter, the vehicle would go into a mode that would increase from 20% to 25% of consumption.

    The law firm consumer law Group inc. claiming the refund of the vehicle, the replacement of defective parts or compensation for the loss of value.

    Contacted by The Journal, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada did not wish to comment on.