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Volkswagen Awaits Calif. Jury’s ‘Clean Diesel’ Verdict

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Volkswagen Awaits Calif. Jury’s ‘Clean Diesel’ Verdict

Law360, San Francisco (March 2, 2020, 11:12 PM EST) — A California federal jury began deliberating Monday in Volkswagen’s first U.S. trial over its “clean diesel” emissions scandal after hearing closing arguments from consumers saying their vehicles are worthless because they were equipped with illegal defeat devices and assertions from Volkswagen arguing the vehicles largely maintained their value following the scandal.

During closing arguments in San Francisco, counsel for Volkswagen told the jury that the automaker has accepted liability and has apologized for lying to consumers, saying “Volkswagen will carry that for the next 100 years.”

But counsel for the consumers fired back, telling the jury not to believe Volkswagen….

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