A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a nearly $15 billion (U.S.) court settlement of most claims against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer signed the order Tuesday approving the largest auto-scandal settlement in the nation’s history. A separate Canadian class-action lawsuit is before the Ontario Superior Court. The next hearing is scheduled for Dec. 19 and 20.
Read more about the VW Diesel case at The Toronto Star.