VW’s oldest 2-liter diesels covered by the case — including Jetta, Golf and Beetle models dating back to 2009 — will emit more pollution than allowed under the emissions standards the company evaded. Meanwhile, New York...
“We have found examples of what I would call ‘selective editing,’ where they have left out results not because they were bad results, but because the results that remained were better."
The Golden State and its Air Resources Board tagged VW’s plan to fix its 3.0-liter models as inadequate — and a buyback could add another $3 billion to the final scandal cost.
A federal appeals court ruled that such litigation was not automatically barred by the company’s 2009 bankruptcy sale to a new corporate entity.