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U.S. sues VW over emissions-cheating software in diesel cars

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 ...

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Maryland plans to seek penalties from Volkswagen

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration plans to seek financial penalties and corrective actions against Volkswagen after the automaker admitted cheating on emissions tests with a piece of software. Ben Grumbles, Maryland Secretary of the Environment, said in a news ...

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Germany’s VW: New C02 problems with 800,000 vehicles

BERLIN  — Germany’s Volkswagen, already reeling from the fallout of cheating on U.S. emissions tests for nitrogen oxide, said Tuesday that an internal investigation has revealed “unexplained inconsistencies” in the carbon dioxide emissions from 800,000 of its vehicles — a ...

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Investors sue Volkswagen for stock drop: Business of Law

Consumers had already sued Volkswagen AG over the emission-test scandal when what may have been the first shareholder case was filed last week. The German carmaker was accused in a case in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, of scheming to ...

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Maryland has 10th-most number of VWs involved in U.S. emissions scandal

Volkswagen AG, the world’s top-selling carmaker, has admitted that some 11 million of its diesel vehicles worldwide were fitted with software at the center of a U.S. emissions scandal. The company has acknowledged that it intentionally installed software programmed to switch ...

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