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Renault Sees Dim Outlook for Diesel Cars

Renault (RENA.PA) expects diesel engines to disappear from most of its European cars, company sources told Reuters, after the French automaker reviewed the costs of meeting tighter emissions standards following the Volkswagen scandal. The sober reassessment was delivered at an internal meeting before the summer break. It shows how, a year after VW (VOWG_p.DE) admitted engineering software to cheat U.S.

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Bosch Gets Dragged in the Mud

German auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH was a “knowing and active participant” in a decade-long scheme by Volkswagen AG to evade U.S. emissions laws, according to lawyers for U.S. owners of polluting VW diesel vehicles. In a court filing late on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, the lawyers cited confidential documents turned over by the German automaker to

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Porsche & Audi Drivers Wants VW Diesel Compensation Too !

Volkswagen has agreed to fork over about $10 billion in a settlement with U.S. regulators to buy back most of its dirty diesel models at generous rates. But that deal applies only to the company’s 2.0-liter diesel engine, a staple of Volkswagen’s eponymous product line, Jettas, Passats, and Beetles. The company has yet to address the emission cheating in its

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Plaintiff Lawyers Win Big From Volkswagen $10 Billion Emissions Settlement

Plaintiffs’ lawyers said they will request no more than $332.5 million in fees and legal costs, the amount was far less than the  25% settlement amount “judicially established benchmark” for class action settlements Plaintiff lawyers often win even when they lose. Plaintiffs’ lawyers will seek up to $332.5 million in fees and costs for their work in a $10 billion settlement

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