U.S. Court Upholds Volkswagen’s $10 Billion Emissions Settelement

According to a report by Reuters, a federal appeals court has upheld Volkswagen’s 10.03 billion-dollar settlement with the owners of nearly 500,000 polluting diesel vehicles announced in 2016. The three-judge panel of the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said that it “delivered tangible, substantial benefits to class members, seemingly the equivalent of…those obtainable after successful litigation, and was arrived at after a momentous effort.