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What You Need To Know About Texas’ Settlement With Volkswagen

The state was awarded $50 million in its lawsuit over the automaker’s cheating in emissions test.

Houston College of Law professor Matt Festa explains Texas' lawsuit and settlement with Volkswagen.
Houston College of Law professor Matt Festa explains Texas’ lawsuit and settlement with Volkswagen.

Texas recently settled its lawsuit against Volkswagen for cheating on emissions tests.

But Harris County still has a lawsuit against the German automaker for the same issue.

For this week’s Bauer Business Focus, Florian Martin spoke with Houston College of Law professor Matt Festa about the decision and what’s next in the cases.

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Florian Martin

Business Reporter

Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters and the Houston Press Club. Florian is a native of Germany. His studies...

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