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VW boss hits back at ACCC over diesel paperwork swipe

Paper trail: Volkswagen Group Australia managing director Michael Bartsch has hit out at criticism from the ACCC.

Volkswagen Australia chief responds to criticism from ACCC chief Rod Sims

Volkswagen logo1 Mar 2017

By TIM ROBSON

- VOLKSWAGEN Group Australia (VGA) managing director Michael Bartsch has labelled comments directed at the car-maker last week by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) boss Rod Sims as “unfortunate”, as the class action against VW moves towards a court date in October.

- One of the two legal firms behind the class action against VGA, Maurice Blackburn, presented an affidavit to the Federal Court last week that contained waivers allegedly issued to Volkswagen owners affected by the diesel recall.

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