Volkswagen emissions scandal: U.S. state of Kentucky sues Volkswagen AG

Attorney General of Kentucky is suing Volkswagen AG for violating the state’s Consumer Protection Act

Overdrive March 25, 2016 08:30:58 IST
Volkswagen emissions scandal: U.S. state of Kentucky sues Volkswagen AG

In a latest development to the ongoing Volkswagen emission scandal, the U.S. state of Kentucky has sued the carmaker. The Attorney General of Kentucky, Andy Beshear has told Reuters that Volkswagen willfully violated the state’s Consumer Protection Act by promoting their diesel engines in a fraudulent manner.

In an official statement, Andy Beshear stated that ‘Volkswagen must be held accountable for its false and misleading promotion and sales of its vehicles in the Commonwealth’. The suit filed in the Franklin City Court by Beshear...

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