The extent of the fallout from the scandal, which erupted September 18 when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said VW had cheated on tests of its diesel cars, remains unclear as do the costs to Volkswagen.
France and Australia have joined other countries in launching investigations into Volkswagen, while an Italian consumer group has filed a class action lawsuit, accusing Volkswagen of deceiving vehicle owners and potentially harming the environment.
WASHINGTON, September 29 (Xinhua) – USA lawmakers on Tuesday requested documents from Volkswagen and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding the company’s illegal software used to circumvent emissions test for certain models of diesel engine passenger vehicles.
Volkswagen Danmark revealed today it was looking into the situation that has left a few 11 million Volkswagen cars worldwide with software that has made it possible to hide the cars’ actual pollution levels during emissions testing.
This is just the latest development in the string of after events caused by the controversy, which Volkswagen is trying extra hard to take control of before too much damage occurs, even though a lot has already happened.