The Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune says European
victims of the so-called Dieselgate scandal should get compensation from Volkswagon.
Last year the US Environmental Protection Agency found that Volkswagon had
fitted a “defeat device” in many of its diesel cars sold in the US. The device effectively
cheated results of nitrogen oxide emissions tests. Deirdre Clune, who is on the
European Parliament’s Transport Committee, says that, while thousands of people
in the US have been compensated by VW, in Europe the company has taken a much