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Matthias Mueller, chief executive officer of Volkswagen AG, speaks to VW shareholders during an annual general meeting (AGM) in June. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Has VW Beat Back Its Auto Scandal?

Has VW Beat Back Its Auto Scandal?

Volkswagen AG’s diesel emissions scandal. GM’s ignition scandal. Toyota Motor Corp.’s unintended acceleration scandal. In recent years, the plaintiff’s bar has received a shot in the arm from automaker scandals. But about one year after revelations surfaced that VW rigged its diesel cars to cheat emissions tests, it has somehow emerged as “the world’s biggest automaker” in the

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VW Lawyer Walks Out of Irish Case Before Manager Can Testify

By Peter Flanagan, Bloomberg News Volkswagen AG challenged the right of an Irish court to a hear a case over cheating on diesel emissions tests as it fought to keep an employee from testifying for the first time in the scandal. Paul Fogarty, a lawyer for VW, walked out of the courtroom to demonstrate that

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More Than 200,000 Volkswagen Owners Register for Settlement

By Patrick Ambrosio, Bloomberg BNA More than 200,000 people have registered to receive benefits under a proposed $14.7 billion settlement among Volkswagen AG, federal regulators and consumer class action plaintiffs, according to a court filing. Attorneys representing Volkswagen owners and lessees late Friday formally asked a federal judge to approve the proposed settlement, which would resolve some claims against Volkswagen over