Frustrated Irish drivers meet hardline response from VW

There has so far been no action on promises by the car giant to put matters right on the emissions scandal

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
27th March, 2016
Volkswagen installed software that cheats emissions tests into many of its diesel carsGetty

Last week, in a Californian district court, Volkswagen received an ultimatum: produce a fix for the diesel emission scandal or face a trial in open court.

Judge Charles R Breyer, describing himself as an “unbridled optimist” nevertheless said he had to “interject a note of pessimism” into the proceedings that had so far produced no solution for the “600,000 or so vehicles on the roads today which are not in compliance with environmental standards”....

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