About 60,000 individual German VW owners’ cases remain open. Photo: AFP About 60,000 individual German VW owners’ cases remain open. Photo: AFP
About 60,000 individual German VW owners’ cases remain open. Photo: AFP

Dieselgate: German court rules Volkswagen must buy back car involved in fake emissions tests

  • It is five years since Volkswagen admitted to cheating on emissions tests, but this ruling is the first real legal setback for the carmaker in its home country
  • The ruling, which upheld the finding of a lower court, could establish an important precedent for other customers seeking compensation

Topic |   Volkswagen
About 60,000 individual German VW owners’ cases remain open. Photo: AFP About 60,000 individual German VW owners’ cases remain open. Photo: AFP
About 60,000 individual German VW owners’ cases remain open. Photo: AFP
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