U.S. Brief in VW Diesel-Cheat Appeal Requested by SCOTUS (1)

April 26, 2021, 2:41 PMUpdated: April 26, 2021, 3:42 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court invited the Biden Administration to submit a brief Monday as the court considers whether to take up an appeal by Volkswagen Group of America Inc. and other companies in a pair of diesel-emissions suits by counties in Florida and Utah.

VW, its affilliates Audi of America LLC and Porsche Cars North America Inc., and supplier Robert Bosch LLC have asked for review of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that allowed the counties’ anti-tampering suits to proceed.

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