Because of the diesel scandal – VW has to pay half a million euros to the city of Bonn

Because of the diesel scandal - VW has to pay half a million euros to the city of Bonn

The city of Bonn has been damaged by the VW diesel scandal. The emissions levels of the city’s fleet of the company’s cars were rigged. He sued and now he’s got the rights – so VW has to pay.

Due to the diesel scandal, the city got bono About 470,000 euros from the carmaker Volkswagen. As a spokesman for the court said on Tuesday upon request, the decision of the Bonn regional court is now final.

In 2013 and 2014, the city purchased 27 diesel vehicles for its company’s car fleet. Due to manipulation of exhaust gas prices, the municipality went to the Bonn district court in 2019 demanding that these purchase contracts be reversed. She recovered last year. VW Bypassed the rules of exhaust gas measurement, so Bon judge. A manipulated software represents “intentional immoral damage.” In return, the municipality was obliged to return the vehicles.

At first it looked like it would go to the next instance, but would appeal to the higher regional court. Perfume VW withdrew. A spokesman for the automaker said talks on an amicable solution were unfortunately not successful.

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