Australian Customers Join Class Action Against Volkswagen (VW)
Maurice Blackburn, a law firm, is getting ready to launch a class action lawsuit against VW after it admitted that more than 90,000 cars in Australia are fitted with software that cheats on emissions.
The law firm has been contacted by almost 1,000 claimants so far. Class actions principal Damian Scattini said that customer are concerned about the impact of repairs on engines’ longevity, resale values, and environmental concerns.
VW could face a fine of A$1.1m per breach if a court finds it did breach certain consumer laws.