Court gives Stichting Car Claim go-ahead on class action suit against Stellantis over defeat devices

August 17, 2023 | News

Stichting Car Claim has been given the green light to bring a class action suit against car makers Peugeot, Citroën, DS and Opel, their - former - parent companies Stellantis and General Motors, and their Dutch importer and official Dutch dealerships. The Amsterdam District Court gave a ruling to such effect on Wednesday, 16 August 2023. As early as in 2019, Car Claim waged a successful legal campaign against Volkswagen, Audi, Škoda, SEAT and their Dutch dealers. This proven track record turned out a relevant consideration for the court's decision. 

AKD's experts advise and assist Stichting Car Claim in these new proceedings. Headed by Patrick Haas, the AKD team consists of Andre Reznitchenko, Jeffrey Kleywegt, Robert van Vugt and Gijs Wanders.

Dutch media have picked up on this story as well: FD, De Telegraaf,, De Ondernemer, RD, Automotive.

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