Anger still flares after judge okays Volkswagen emissions deal.
From Yahoo Finance: “A federal judge approved the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history Tuesday, giving nearly a half-million Volkswagen owners and leaseholders the choice between selling their cars back or having them repaired so they don’t cheat on emissions tests and spew excess pollution. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said the nearly $15 billion deal “adequately and fairly” compensates consumers and gets the polluting vehicles off the road as soon as possible. The German automaker acknowledged last year that about 475,000 Volkswagens and Audis with 2-liter, four-cylinder diesel engines were programmed to cheat on emissions tests.”
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The case is In re: Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” MDL; Case number 15-MD-2672-CRB (JSC). The United States District Court for the Northern District of California has set up a page where you can learn more about the case, which you can access here.