Kentucky sued Volkswagen AG and its luxury units on Tuesday claiming the German automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scheme violated the state’s Consumer Protection Act.
“Volkswagen must be held accountable for its false and misleading promotion and sales of its vehicles in the Commonwealth,” said Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear in a statement.
In February 2016, demand for new commercial vehicles in the EU increased for the 14th consecutive month. Total commercial vehicle registrations grew by 17.8%, totalling 160,062 units.
In the first two months of the year, the EU market expanded by 15.4%, totalling 320,833 commercial vehicles. During the same period, Italy (+27.1%), Spain (+19.1%), Germany (+13.9%) and France (+12.8%) all posted double-digit growth, while the UK (+0.6%) remained stable.
SsangYong Motor UK has announced special savings on particular vehicles in stock until the end of March across its range of Korean built SUVs, 4x4s and seven-seater Turismo MPV.
Savings of up to £1,500 are available on a Korando ELX4, £2,250 on a Turismo ES auto MPV, and £3,000 on a Rexton ELX auto 4×4. Selected Tivoli petrol and diesel models can save between £1,000 and £1,250, and there is also up to £1,500 available on the Korando Sports EX auto pick-up.