The U.S. Federal Trade Commission expects the court to stand on its side and obliges Volkswagen to pay compensation to the U.S. customers who have bought or taken under-estimated vehicles from 2008 to 2015.
RIA News. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint with the California Court against the German Volkswagen, accusing the company that it misleads consumers by advertising about clean diesel vehicles.The FTC expects a court ordering Volkswagen to award compensation to the U.S. customers who have purchased or leased prone vehicles (red.) from 2008 to 2015, as well as a restraining order to prevent Volkswagen from participating in such campaigns in the future), as stated in the Department ' s statement.
Previously, the Volkswagen autoconcerning had turned into a scandal: the company had accused the US of equipping diesel vehicles with software that lowered real levels of emissions of harmful substances. The American Government has pledged to remove 482,000 light stamps of Volkswagen and Audi sold in the country between 2009 and 2015.
The Volkswagen is currently being investigated by the United States, a number of countries in Europe and Asia. They are all determined for a long time and impose fines on the autogigant and the need to pay tens of billions of dollars.