A payment of £193m will be made to the claimants by the VW Group

The Volkswagen Group (VW Group) and claimants in the Volkswagen NOx Emissions Group Litigation reached an out of court settlement yesterday (25 May).

This group action concerned claims which first became public in September 2015, made in respect of the two mode software installed in certain Volkswagen Group vehicles with EA189 diesel engines.

The scandal – often known as ‘Dieselgate’ or ‘Emissionsgate’ – began after the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of violation of the Clean Air Act (United States) to the VW Group.

The agency found the VW Group had intentionally programmed turbocharged direct injection&...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
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