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German consumer body to file Volkswagen class action suit over diesel tests

Reuters  |  BERLIN 

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen will face another class action lawsuit over its rigging of diesel emissions tests, this time at home when Germany introduces a new law in November.State-financed consumer protection organization vzbv said on Wednesday it would undertake "pioneering work" with motorists' lobby group ADAC by filing for damages on behalf of car owners.The class action was made possible after the German cabinet approved a draft law in May that will allow consumer protection organisations to litigate on behalf of the consumers they represent, avoiding the high legal costs that might ...

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 16:48 IST