Egolf + Ferlic + Day filed the first New Mexico lawsuit against Volkswagen of America and two Albuquerque Volkswagen dealerships. The lawsuit “accuses the companies of fraud, breach of implied warranty, breach of contract and violations of the New Mexico Unfair Trade Practices Act.” The act will allow the plaintiffs to receive punitive damages, including triple the damages.
Audi owner Bizia Greene, a columnist for the Santa Fe New Mexican said, “We’re not a family that walks and rides our bikes everywhere, but we certainly are very environmentally conscious. We made the conscious decision to purchase this car because it was considered a ‘clean’ vehicle.”
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