VW engineer to enchantment U.S. jail sentence

Liang aided prosecutors as they constructed their case towards higher-level VW executives. Photograph credit score: ClickOnDetroit.com

Former Volkswagen AG engineer James Liang plans to enchantment a 40-month jail sentence for his function in Volkswagen’s multiyear scheme to promote diesel vehicles that generated extra air pollution than U.S. clear air guidelines allowed, in response to a court docket submitting on Thursday.

A federal choose sentenced Liang in August.

U.S. District Courtroom Choose Sean Cox additionally ordered the previous engineer to pay a $200,000 advantageous.

In a submitting with the U.S. District Courtroom in Michigan, his lawyer on Thursday mentioned Liang’s sentence can be appealed to the U.S. sixth Circuit Courtroom of Appeals.

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