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U.S. Sues Volkswagen Over Clean Air Act Violations

Jaclyn Jaeger | January 4, 2016

The Department of Justice, on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency, today filed a civil complaint against Volkswagen over allegations that Volkswagen violated the Clean Air Act by installing illegal defeat devices that impaired emission control systems in nearly 600,000 diesel engine vehicles.

Barbara McQuadeThe Justice Department filed the civil complaint in federal court in the Eastern District of Michigan against Volkswagen, Audi, Volkswagen Group of America, Porsche and Porsche Cars North America. In a statement, Barbara McQuade, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District...

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