More than a year after the Dieselgate scandal, which uncovered cheating by Volkswagen and other car companies in emissions tests, there has been little progress for European consumers.
Most people are unsure of how – or if – they will be compensated. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has written to Volkswagen and asked that £2.5 million be reimbursed to Transport for London as compensation for gas emissions affecting the city’s residents.
The company, which announced 30,000 job cuts on November 18, has not yet replied.
Why is the compensation process so different in the US, where Volkswagen will reportedly spend up to US$16.5 billion to buy back affected cars?… Seguir leyendo »