DOJ Hits VW With Clean Air Act Suit Over Emissions Cheating
Law360, New York (January 4, 2016, 1:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday sued Volkswagen for allegedly equipping hundreds of thousands of its vehicles with special electronic equipment designed to evade emissions testing.
A 2013 Volkswagen Passat is evaluated at an emissions test lab in September 2015. (Credit: AP) Volkswagen AG in September admitted that it has been cheating vehicle emissions standards by installing software in at least 11 million of its diesel cars — nearly 600,000 of which were sold in the U.S. — allowing the vehicles to emit more toxins into the air after they leave environmental agencies' testing laboratories and are out on the roads....
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!