The Volkswagen Scandal: Catalyst For Class Action Change?
Law360 (February 27, 2018, 1:13 PM EST) -- It was over two years ago that the Volkswagen story first broke; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found that VW had used software to change the performance of cars being tested for emission levels, changing the performance to improve results.
Since then the scandal has gone global. 11 million cars have been affected spanning North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Quite apart from the environmental impact, and the detrimental hit to VW's reputation, the sheer scale and global nature of the case has led to discussions about how such high-volume consumer cases are handled, with some commentators suggesting that the VW...
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