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Volkswagen car owners entitled to damages in emission scandal: German court

Germany's highest court for civil disputes ruled that those who purchased the vehicles in question are entitled in principle to receive damages

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It is a major blow for the carmaker in its home market as it continues to reel from the emissions scandal.

Reuters KARLSRUHE, Germany
A German federal court judge ruled on Monday that Volkswagen has to pay compensation to motorists who purchased vehicles with manipulated diesel engines, a major blow for the carmaker in its home market as it continues to reel from the emissions scandal.
Germany's highest court for civil disputes ruled that those who purchased the vehicles in question are entitled in principle to receive damages.

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First Published: May 25 2020 | 2:43 PM IST

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