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Dieselgate: Fallout from emissions saga continues
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26th Sep 2020
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Dieselgate: Fallout from emissions saga continues

Eight more Volkswagen employees have been charged by German prosecutors for their alleged roles in the 'Dieselgate' saga. German authorities have continued their scrutiny of car manufacturers ever since Volkswagen was found to have used software to cheat diesel emissions laws back in 2015. The eight employees were charged with fraud, false certification, and other violations related to emissions laws, news agency Reuters reports.
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Ben Zachariah
Dieselgate: Four Audi executives charged by German prosecutors – report
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7th Aug 2020
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Dieselgate: Four Audi executives charged by German prosecutors – report

German prosecutors have charged four Audi executives for allegedly overseeing engine software designed to cheat emissions tests, according to news outlet Reuters. Three of the men were board members at the luxury automaker, while the fourth was previously the head of a department. German prosecutors claim they were involved in deceptive conduct, and have charged the group with fraud, false certification, and criminal advertising.
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Ben Zachariah
Dieselgate: Volkswagen offers German buyers $1.34 billion in compensation
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19th Feb 2020
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Dieselgate: Volkswagen offers German buyers $1.34 billion in compensation

Volkswagen has offered €830 million (AU$1.34 billion) in compensation to German vehicle buyers affected by its 2015 emissions scandal. As reported by Reuters, the offer comes after the Volkswagen Group – parent company for Audi, Skoda, and Porsche – failed to reach an agreement during negotiations with German consumer association, VZBZ. Volkswagen is now looking to settle with German customers directly, extending the offer to those who registered for compensation through the VZBZ.
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Liam Murphy
Car News Daily: Your daily download
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25th Sep 2019
1 min read

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: LISTEN: Car News Daily podcastLISTEN: Automotive Industry Insights podcastLISTEN: Reverse Gear podcast
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Dieselgate: Volkswagen Australia settles class actions with $127 million payout
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16th Sep 2019
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Dieselgate: Volkswagen Australia settles class actions with $127 million payout

Volkswagen Australia has reached a settlement with plaintiffs representing Australian consumers affected by the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal. The settlement was reached on a 'no-admission' basis with plaintiffs representing five lawsuits against the company in Australia.
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Paul Maric