Berlin — A German court ruled in favour of Germany's biggest car maker, Volkswagen (VW), on Tuesday in a case brought by a customer seeking compensation for having bought a diesel car affected by emissions cheating, a spokesperson said. The ruling clears the way for an appeal before Germany's highest court, the BGH, which could set an important precedent for customers affected by the diesel scandal. "We welcome today's ruling", VW said in a statement. VW customers have filed thousands of lawsuits across Germany seeking compensation after buying cars affected by emissions cheating. According to VW, there have been 22 rulings by German courts of appeal so far on customer cases related to the diesel scandal, all of which either VW or affiliated traders have won. The plaintiff in Tuesday's ruling, supported by myRight, a consumer body that also organised a group action against VW will appeal against the ruling at the BGH, myRight said. A BGH ruling on the case, legally assessing VW's re...

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