VW accused of using ‘innovative’ defences in high court battle

The Guardian | Dec 2, 2019 at 4:35 PM
  • Volkswagen has employed a range of “progressively more innovative” arguments to claim the software fitted to millions of its vehicles is not a defeat device designed to cheat emissions tests, the high court has heard.
  • Lawyers representing more than 90,000 UK customers are bringing the biggest class action of its kind in Britain against the carmaker over the dieselgate emissions scandal.
  • Lawyers for the UK customers opened a class action against VW in the high court on Monday.