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Groups from EU member states to sue Volkswagen

September 14th, 2017 (0)
Consumer organisations from four European countries are working together to demand compensation for people whose diesel cars, made by Volkswagen Group (VW), are equipped with an emissions cheating code in the software. The groups – from EU member states ...

Volkswagen faces biggest legal action; A Pan-European lawsuit seeks billions refunds

June 14th, 2017 (0)
Around 220,000 car drivers in the Netherlands, England and Wales joined forces on Tuesday in what could become a pan-European lawsuit against German carmaker Volkswagen seeking compensation over its “dieselgate” emissions scandal. UK law firm Harcus Sinclair and Dutch Foundation ...

Volkswagen to recall nearly 600,000 vehicles in China over headlight concerns

May 17th, 2017 (0)
Volkswagen is to recall hundreds of thousands of cars in China amid fears of a headlight fuse defect. The German motor giant will recall 577,590 Golf and Sagitar vehicles produced between September 2009 and May 2014. Volkswagen operates a ...

Prosecutor’s search of Volkswagen Group’s law firm was legal, court rules

May 16th, 2017 (0)
Searching the offices of Volkswagen Group’s law firm was not illegal, a German regional court said on Monday. VW said it would lodge an appeal with Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court. In March, Munich prosecutors searched the offices of Jones ...

Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty

April 25th, 2017 (0)
Volkswagen has been ordered to pay a $2.8-billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests. Federal Judge Sean Cox in Detroit followed the deal negotiated by VW and the US Justice Department. The sentence ...

More than 64,000 drivers are now intending to sue Volkswagen on dieselgate

March 22nd, 2017 (0)
  Lawyers are aiming to win back thousands of pounds in compensation for buyers VW fitted cheating software in 11million cars sold worldwide, which meant they produced fewer toxic gases in tests, but were actually much more polluting  VW ...

More than 25,000 people in UK join legal action against Volkswagen

January 30th, 2017 (0)
More than 25,000 British motorists have joined legal action against car giant Volkswagen over the ‘dieselgate’ emissions scandal. Motorists take their fight to the High Court today seeking a green light to proceed with the UK’s first ‘class action’. ...

Volkswagen confirms $4.3bn settlement; in addition it will plead guilty to criminal misconduct

January 11th, 2017 (0)
Volkswagen has confirmed it has negotiated a $4.3bn (£3.5bn) draft settlement with US regulators to resolve its diesel emissions scandal. The German car giant said in addition to the fine it will plead guilty to criminal misconduct as part ...

First legal test case against Volkswagen raising pressure to compensate customers in Europe

January 4th, 2017 (0)
German consumer rights champion myRight filed the first legal test case against Volkswagen in Germany on Tuesday (3 January), raising pressure on the carmaker to compensate customers in Europe over the emissions scandal. Europe’s largest automaker has pledged billions ...

Volkswagen reaches compensation deal with 80,000 US owners

December 23rd, 2016 (0)
A federal judge said on Thursday that Volkswagen has reached an agreement in principle to provide “substantial compensation” to the owners of about 80,000 3.0 liter polluting diesel vehicles, a key hurdle to resolve the German automaker’s emissions scandal. ...
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