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Merkel backs class-action lawsuits for diesel car owners

Reuters by ANDREAS CREMER, SABINE SIEBOLD, KEITH WEIR

PUBLISHED: 04 SEPTEMBER 2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel's support for collective lawsuits could force Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) to offer to compensate owners of diesel cars in Germany as it has done in the United States over manipulated emissions tests.

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