Class action lawsuit brought by drivers who claimed to have been affected by German car maker's use of illegal emissions-testing software is settled out of court
Up to 600,000 cars sold to UK drivers over a 10-year period may have been installed with defeat devices, according to law firm fronting mass claim
Law firm claims individual drivers could receive as much as £10,000 in damages, but German parent company Daimler has promised to "vigorously defend" itself against any group action.
General Court of the EU orders reversal to decision that allowed carmakers to exceed emissions limits by up to 110 per cent during on-road tests
German auto giant expects to potentially keep selling petrol and diesel cars until 2040, but its new models will be solely electric within eight years