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TDI (Diesel) Emissions This is a discussion about emissions from TDI's. Pro's cons of Diesels (including biodiesel) effects on the environment and how they compare to Gasoline and other fuel sources for Internal combustion engines.

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Old April 13th, 2017, 15:26   #1
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Default VW should pay fines for taking too long!!

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Old April 13th, 2017, 17:11   #2
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Fines will just go to the government/lawyers and not to the people involved. VW loses, the people lose and the government wins. No justice there.
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Old April 14th, 2017, 05:57   #3
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Yes, the judge will change an agreed settlement because of a change.org petition. Why didn't I think of that? All that motion practice, briefs, oral argument, conferences with opposing counsel, was a waste--just put up a petition and that'll change his mind.

Besides, the agreements already provide for fines if VW doesn't meet the timelines--but, as @Lightflyer1 says, those fines (if any are actually imposed) will go to the government, not to the class members.
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Old April 14th, 2017, 07:37   #4
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An article in today's (04/14/2017) Wall Street Journal reports that VW is head of schedule with buybacks, with 238,000 of 475,000 (50%) already completed. 20% to 30% of TDI owners are replacing their vehicle with another VW. VW says that 1,000 people have been hired to work the buyback process.

I hope our buyback goes well. <nervous> We hope to complete ours in a few months when our Golf Wolfsburg 5M arrives.
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Read my experience under the Diesel Gate Forum. Horrible buy back experience. and YES VW. Should be paying fines for taking so long. Write the judge in the case. Her needs to hear from people.
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Sign a change dot org petition because the MPG isn't high enough, and they are not processing fast enough?

Do they run and get over 40 MPG?
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The guy who started the petition is from Australia.
Alexander Crosby started this petition with a single signature, and now has 329 supporters. Start a petition today to change something you care about.

he does not have a dog in this fight, F him & probably doesn't own a TDI
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Old April 20th, 2017, 15:01   #8
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2017, Change.org, Inc.
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B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency

So the petition is posted to MAKE $$
Just as VW cheated.
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So the petition is posted to MAKE $$
Just as VW cheated.
I wonder what he'll do with his windfall?
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VW was just fined $2.8 BILLION in the criminal case in federal court.

That ought to satisfy posters here need to see VW pay a fine.

Me, I am still looking forward to some VW executives spending some fun time in Club Fed!
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Fines will just go to the government/lawyers and not to the people involved. VW loses, the people lose and the government wins. No justice there.
Same talk was in play 12-20 months ago

Naysayers were abound with the sharks getting it all.

Don't know your gain in dieselgate.

Most of us are in a windfall situation of a life time X 10

Thanks to the bottom feeding sharks. Heavens bless them

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