In this lawsuit, the Plaintiffs allege that the HVAC systems in certain Mercedes-Benz vehicles are defectively designed such that they accumulate mold or mildew and emit related odors. Defendants Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC deny the allegations in the lawsuit and deny they acted improperly or did anything wrong. Both sides have agreed to the proposed Settlement to avoid the costs and risks of a lengthy trial and appeals process. Plaintiffs filed their Motion for Preliminary Approval on December 20, 2019, and the Motion for Preliminary Approval was granted by the Court on March 12, 2020. This website will be updated when additional information is available.