Volkswagen Singapore meets owners of vehicles hit by emissions scandal

The scene was not unlike that of a posh car launch – buffet dinner, a “live” band and goodie bags at the door. But it was in fact a sombre briefing that Volkswagen (VW) Singapore held for owners of 662 vehicles affected by a diesel scandal involving 11 million vehicles worldwide.

Protecting consumers from lemon cars and vague laws

Source: Straits Times Date: 25 Sep 2012 Author: Vijai Parwani A NEW “lemon law” kicked in this month. This is an amendment to the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act and the Hire Purchase Act that gives consumers more protection against defective products, colloquially known as “lemons”. A separate lemon law for cars could have been […]