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Volkswagen says will 'robustly' defend itself in UK compensation case
January 9, 2017 / 11:28 AM / 9 months ago

Volkswagen says will 'robustly' defend itself in UK compensation case

LONDON (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) said on Monday it would strongly defend itself in a case launched by a British law firm seeking thousands of pounds of compensation for drivers affected by the diesel emissions scandal.

Snowflakes are seen on the badge of a Volkswagen car in Warsaw, Poland December 17, 2016. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

“We have been notified that Harcus Sinclair intends to bring proceedings against Volkswagen on behalf of 77 claimants in the English High court,” a spokesman at VW said. 

“We intend to defend such claims robustly.”

Reporting by Costas Pitas, editing by Estelle Shirbon

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