New Jersey sues Volkswagen over excess diesel emissions

February 5, 2016 10:06 PM

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New Jersey sues Volkswagen over excess diesel emissions

New Jersey on Friday filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) and its luxury units over the German automaker's excess diesel emissions, becoming the fourth U.S. state to take legal action.

New Jersey's acting attorney general, John J. Hoffman, accused VW and its Porsche and Audi units of perpetrating a massive fraud on consumers and violating state clean air laws.

Also read: EU Starts Legal Action Against 4 States Over VW Emissions

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