VW pleads guilty to felonies in diesel emission scandal

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On Friday, Volkswagen pleaded guilty to three criminal charges related to its use of illegal “defeat device” software in diesel cars to cheat on emissions tests. Entry of the plea is the latest step toward resolving the criminal aspect of Volkswagen’s diesel scandal in the U.S. A settlement between VW and the U.S. Justice Department was announced… …read more