German carmaker Volkswagen has admitted to rigging millions of diesel vehicles worldwide in a bid to thwart emissions tests in the US and elsewhere.
Wolfsburg-based auto maker VW is facing a hard time to improve its image following its large-scale pollution scandal. The company braces for huge litigation and compensation costs. This page collates recent DW content on the subject.
Five years after the Volkswagen emissions scandal began, the automaker has reached a settlement with Germany's consumer federation. The amount is a fraction of what the company was ordered to pay American consumers.