New twist in the “Dieselgate”, this affair which has been splashing for five years mainly Volkswagen, but also other car brands (PSA, Renault, Mercedes…). On Thursday, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the device that defeated greenhouse emissions tests was illegal. However Volkswagen has admitted to having had such practices on 11 million vehicles, including 8.5 million in Europe.
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This decision will not change much in Germany, where the world automotive leader has already paid compensation of 830 million euros to 400,000 owners of these cars. All over the world, the group distributed a total of 32 billion to its customers and to the States to put an end to this scandal. In the United States alone, he spent 9.5 billion euros.
But, in France, where Volkswagen has not compensated its customers, the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union is likely to have serious consequences. Indeed, for
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