ECJ expands compensation rights for ‘dieselgate’ car owners
21 March 2023 | 2:07 pm
Mercedes and other car manufacturers could now be forced to pay millions in "dieselgate" compensation. Owners can sue if their vehicle was fitted with unlawful defeat devices.
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