9th Circ. Affirms VW's $10B Diesel Vehicle Deal With Owners

By Linda Chiem (July 9, 2018, 6:10 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Monday affirmed Volkswagen AG's $10 billion settlement with owners of more than 475,000 diesel vehicles in multidistrict litigation stemming from the German automaker's emissions scandal, saying it's a solid deal with tangible benefits and overruling objectors who claimed the deal short-shrifted consumers.

The Ninth Circuit on Monday upheld Volkswagen's $10.03 billion settlement with a class of diesel vehicle owners affected by the company's emissions scandal after considering six appeals. (AP) A three-judge panel of the federal appeals court upheld a California federal judge's 2016 approval of Volkswagen's $10.03 billion settlement with a class of owners and former owners...

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