Quebec, Ontario approve settlement in Volkswagen class-action lawsuit

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Courts in Quebec and Ontario have approved a settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought against Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. by owners of vehicles equipped with diesel engines containing so-called defeat devices that allowed the cars to pass regulatory emissions tests then pump out pollutants during regular use.

The Canadian settlement was approved as a U.S. judge ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8-billion criminal penalty in the United States, blessing a deal negotiated by the U.S. government for a “massive fraud.”

Read more at The Globe and Mail

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.