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… VW deserves Its Penalty [#punitive damages][#emissions scandal]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 6th,2016

.. VW [Volkswagen] (or , the People ‘ s wagon) really screwed . Both the U.S. and the E.U. have tough emissions standards > So , one is expected to obey them . VW obviously did not ..

.. what VW diD WAS really outrageous . They reprogrammed the emissions equipment to allow the cars [primarily diesels] to pass emissions tests when in fact they did not , and did so by a lot . That is really , really bay taste …

.. now is the time to pay the piper , however . VW is paying almost $10 billion (US) in compensatory damages , and around $5 billion in punitive damages to US states and the U.S. government ..

.. [h/t —]..
.. [link] to the blog post …


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