Welcome to Monday, the 16th anniversary of Supreme Court oral arguments in Locke v. Davey. The high court ruled 7-2 that a state does not violate the free exercise of religion by providing college scholarships to students majoring in secular ...Read More »
Volkswagen AG will pump $33.5 million into Maryland’s economy under a settlement the German automaker reached with the state to resolve allegations it violated environmental laws by installing devices designed to cheat required diesel emissions tests between 2009 and 2015. ...Read More »
SAN FRANCISCO — 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 ...
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Maryland will seek billions of dollars in penalties from automaker Volkswagen AG for using “defeat devices” to conceal illegal amounts of emissions produced by thousands of vehicles purported to have “clean diesel” technology, Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Tuesday. ...Read More »
As part of a series of state and federal settlements reached in cases filed against Volkswagen after the company admitted last year that its “clean diesel” vehicles were designed to fool emissions tests, Volkswagen will pay about $10 billion to ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions in fines for clean air violations. The civil complaint against the German ...Read More »