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Consumer advocate: VW settlement could have been stronger, but still a win for consumers

Jamie Kelly Jul. 7, 2016, 6:44pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The fact that Volkswagen will be paying up to $14.7 billion in a proposed settlement brokered by federal agencies and California regulators is good for consumers and the environment, but could have been better, according to Mike Litt, a consumer program advocate for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group.