Charging Coalition Asks Feds for Fair Treatment As $2 Billion VW Settlement Unfolds

By Jon LeSage Plug-in electrified vehicle charging companies have asked the federal government to exercise fair market standards as Volkswagen Group invests $2 billion in clean car infrastructure as part of its “dieselgate” settlement.
Charging companies are concerned VW could have too much power in the process to shape the developing charging infrastructure and it could hurt market competition, Reuters reported. VW has agreed to invest $1.2 billion nationally and $800 million in California as penalties for equipping diesel cars sold in the U.S. with software designed to cheat pollution emissions tests.
“The agreement shouldn’t pick winners and losers, especially given that this emerging market

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