The Volkswagen emissions scandal has left Germany's iconic carmaker facing a wave of legal action from both sides of the Atlantic. However a German environmental NGO says this could have been avoided if their warnings had been heeded years ago.
Greenpeace "pirates" have boarded a ship arriving in Britain in an effort to stop it unloading a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen diesel cars. They also sought to immobilize vehicles at a port in the UK.
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The EU country has launched criminal proceedings to identify those responsible for Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal, following reports that the German carmaker's first big client is also taking legal action.
Hundreds of temporary workers at Volkswagen's car plant in Changchun, China, are threatening legal action over poor wages. Their case is just one example of the growing unrest among the Chinese workforce.
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