Volkswagen to compensate US customers for diesel emissions scandal

Due to differences between the brand and the authorities, the claims will take more than 60 to 90 days to settle, says VW-appointed attorney

Overdrive February 08, 2016 16:55:10 IST
Volkswagen to compensate US customers for diesel emissions scandal

Volkswagen is planning to compensate its nearly 6 lakh US customers affected by the emissions scandal, according to a report in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, a German newspaper.

The German carmaker has appointed Kenneth Feinberg, an American attorney, in charge of compensations in the US. Feinberg has previously been responsible for compensation funds for victims hit by September 11 attacks, the BD Deepwater Horizon oil spill and also GM’s ignition switch crashes. Kenneth reported that owing to the...

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